David Danielsen

General management and commercial leader in medical devices, diagnostics, imaging capital equipment, and health care IT; US Surgical, Boston Scientific, Genzyme Genetics, Hologic, Oxford Immunotec, CRA Health.


Richard Barth Jr., MD

Co-Founder, CMO
Professor of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Chief of General Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Past President, New England Surgical Society

Venkat Krishnaswamy, PhD

Co-Founder, CTO
Former faculty member, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

Keith Paulsen, PhD

Robert A. Pritzker Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Thayer Engineering at Dartmouth
Professor of Radiology & Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Scientific Director, Center for Surgical Innovation, Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Co-Director, Translational Engineering in Cancer Research, Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

George Bourne

R&D and Operations leader in medical devices; C.R. Bard, Baxter, Boston Scientific, Navilyst, AngioDynamics.

Gisella Blanchette

Senior Director, Clinical Affairs

Clinical research professional with 20 years of experience in the medical device industry leading trials within the oncology, interventional cardiology, heart valve repair/replacement, diabetes, and women’s health therapeutic areas; AngioDynamics, Boston Scientific, Edwards Lifesciences, Mitralign, Insulet, Renovia

Timothy Moore

Director, Research and Development
Extensive experience developing new products, working in R&D and manufacturing engineering, specifically on custom and patient specific medical devices; Conformis, Scandius Biomedical, Boston Scientific.   Member, ASTM Committee for Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices

Misty Fox

Imaging Specialist

Farzeen Christie

Quality Consultant
Masters in Biomedical Engineering with 10 years of experience in the medical device industry

Board of Directors

Jake Reder, PhD

Board Member
CEO and Co-Founder, Celdara Medical

Mick Sawka

Board Member
Investment Advisor, Morningside Ventures

Aaron Kaplan, MD

Board Member
Professor of Medicine, Giesel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Director of Device Development, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

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