Trained in electrical and biomedical engineering, and in business, Richard brings many years of medical device commercialization experience, from a variety of public and private medical companies, to new medical device and Health IT ventures. He has executive management as well as hands-on experience with regulatory (FDA PMA and 510k clearance), clinical research, product management and marketing. He has managed 5 PMA clinical trials and registries encompassing over 3,000 patients and 60 US and European sites, and worked in over 18 different fields of medicine. Richard specializes in entrepreneurial start-ups. He has applied this knowledge to help companies refine their value proposition, product and clinical focus so that it is in alignment with new health care policy initiatives for proof of cost benefit and clinical utility, positioning a company to secure third party reimbursement. Currently Richard is working with a number of Georgia Research Alliance startups, with an emphasis on helping medical startups reach commercially oriented milestones to open investment opportunities to them from a variety of governmental, foundation, and private equity sources. Richard holds degrees in engineering from Drexel University and Vilanova.
Medical Devices, Health
Medical Device Development and Commercialization
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