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BME Advisory Board

Medical and technical experts make up our high-level

Advisory Board

Rafael V. Andino, M.S., MBA

Vice President, Engineering & Manufacturing
Clearside Biomedical, Inc.

ME 1988 (Georgia Tech)

Caleb M. Appleton

Caleb M. Appleton

Senior Vice President & General Manager of Global Subscriptions

BME 2015

Mario Ball

Mario Ball

US Director of Sales Strategy and Commercial Execution

Boston Scientific – Cardiology Group

BME ’07

Sylvia Bartley, Ph.D.

Chief of Staff

Kelly Bolden, M.D., FACS

Medical Director
Cultura Plastic Surgery

Ambika Bumb, Ph.D.

Ambika Bumb, Ph.D.

Deputy Executive Director

Bipartisan Commission on Biodefence

BMED ’05

Start of Term - Fall 2024

Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, Ph.D.

Professor, Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Professorship
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

Ryan Davis

Senior Strategic Account Manager
Neocis, Inc

BME 2005

Gautam Goel, Ph.D.

Gautam Goel, Ph.D.

Chief Data Science Officer

hC Bioscience, Inc.


Elizabeth Harrison

MetaSystems Group, Inc

Advisory Board Chair

Heather Hayes, Ph.D.

Product Leader

Ph.D. BioE (BME) 2010

Christopher Hermann, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Clean Hands – Safe Hands

BME 2006, Ph.D. BME 2011
MSME 2011 (Georgia Tech)
M.D. 2019 (Emory)

Angela Holmes

Angela Holmes



ME ’96

Shawna Khouri

Shawna Khouri

Director, Virtual Health

Tulsa Innovation Labs

BME ’12, ’14

Robert F. Kirsch, Ph.D.

Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor and Chair
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University

Xavier Lefebvre, Ph.D.

Xavier Lefebvre, Ph.D.

Global Vice President
Medtronic Core Clinical Solutions

ChBE 1992 (Georgia Tech)

Jason Litten, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer
Chimeric Therapeutics

M.D. 2002 (Emory)

 Dev Mandavia

Dev Mandavia

VP Strategy and Corporate Development

OXOS Medical

BME ’18

Ann Saterbak, Ph.D.

Professor of the Practice
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

Sue Van

President and CEO
Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
Emerita Member

Josh Vose

Josh Vose


Tulavi Therapeutics

CHE ’01

Start of Term - Fall 2024

Brad Miller

Vice President, Market Development and Head of Clinical Care

NBB 2001 (Emory)

Angela Gill Nelms

Chief Operations Officer

BME 2007

Kate Taylor, Ph.D.

Global Innovation Manager
Boston Scientific