“By being innovative, clinicians can focus on not only caring for patients, but actually making the healthcare system better.”

Nandan Lad, Associate Prof. of Neurosurgery, Director of NeuroInnovations

Leadership and Engineering

Ken Gall Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Entrepreneurship in the Pratt School of Engineering

Fioleda Kesseli Ph.D.
Executive Director, Engineering Entrepreneurship

Nandan Lad M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Prof. of Neurosurgery, Director of NeuroInnovations

Jake Donovan, MEng
Product Development Engineer

Chuck Geddie, M.S.
Product Development Engineer

Shweta Shrikant, MEM
Engineering Product Manager

Program Advisors

Geoffrey Steven Ginsburg M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Director of MEDx

Manesh Patel, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Cardiology

Donna Crenshaw M.H.A., Ph.D.
Executive Director of MEDx

Robin L. Rasor, MS
Associate VP for Translation & Commercialization

Shelley Hwang M.D., M.P.H.
Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Surgery

William F. Walker Ph.D.
Mattson Family Director of Engineering and Entrepreneurship

Barry S. Myers M.B.A, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of BME, Director of Coulter Program

Student Interns

Cohort 2020
  • Devin Ellis, Duke Biomedical Engineering
  • Anuj Padia, UNC MBA
  • Christian Welch, Duke Electrical/Computer Engineering and Computer Science
  • Aditi Pilani, Duke Biomedical Engineering and Electrical/Computer Engineering
  • Himani Bhat, Duke Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Daniel Adrianzen Alvarez, Duke Ph. D. Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Jason Cooper Duke MEng Biomedical Engineering
  • Maria Chacko Vachaparambil, Duke MS Biomedical Engineering 
  • Maggie Storm
  • Peter Malouf, California Polytechnic MS
  • Jamie Crawford, Duke MEng Biomedical
  • Vineet Raju, Duke MEM
  • Yansen Geng, Duke MEM
  • Yizhe (Kristen) Tang, Duke MEM
  • Chloe Walsh, Duke MEng Biomedical