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There are numerous ways to get involved with the Center for Biodevices as a corporate sponsor:

  • Collaborate with Center for Biodevices faculty
  • Support faculty research projects
  • Support students and student projects
  • Center level support and gifts

If you are interested in supporting any of the Center for Biodevices initiatives or projects, please contact Mary Frecker, Center for Biodevices Director, at or Priya Baboo, Director of Industry, Innovation, and Development in the College of Engineering, at

If you are interested in participating in an industry workshop, please contact Greg Lewis, Center for Biodevices Associate Director, at

Industry Advisory Board

Joel Bartholomew

Joel Bartholomew
IAB Past Chair

Associate Director, Product Development
B. Braun Medical Inc.


Jonathan Halderman
Senior Director, Multiport Vision R&D
Intuitive Surgical


Reid Hannon, Jr.
Senior Director, Transducer R & D
Philips Healthcare

Jim Hearn

Jim Hearn
Director of R&D Engineering Service
J&J Depuy Synthes

Janet Krevolin

Janet Krevolin
Cranial Devices, Inc.

Na Li

Na Li
IAB Chair

Director of Product Marketing
Carbice Corporation

Sally LiArno

Sally LiArno
Manager, Applied Biomechanics

Maureen Mulvihill

Maureen Mulvihill
IAB Secretary/Chair-Elect

President and CEO
Actuated Medical, Inc.

Richard Uhlig

Richard Uhlig
Chief Executive Officer
Quadrant Biosciences Inc.



Established in 2020, the Center for Biodevices aims to bridge foundational science and clinical applications of biodevices, while enabling success of faculty, clinicians, and students across multiple disciplines.

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