Paul Buckley

The Buffalo News Director of Technology   Applied Sciences Group Former President “A very special appreciation to the U of R and the Biomedical Engineering department for their commitment to educating students beyond the usual engineering curriculum.  That they are required to have an understanding of quality systems, project management…

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Christian Keenan

University of Massachusetts Medical School CMTI was an amazing experience. It not only reinforced important topics from undergrad, but also taught me how to truly analyze problems. Not only did I learn more about how medical device development works in industry, but I also learned how complex the dynamics between…

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Gavin hambrose

Aesculap Design Engineer The CMTI program prepared me to easily make the transition to working in the medical device industry. I’ve been given many different responsibilities and projects and have been able to pick things up and learn the industry much faster than if I had tried to make the…

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Kwasi Nimako

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Associate Sustaining Engineer The CMTI Program provided me with foundational knowledge that I knew I would need going into the medical device/pharma industry. In my current position, I often lean on not only the knowledge gained in courses such as FDA and Device Design, but also the…

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Evan Sosnow

Johnson & Johnson Combination Product Policy Analyst Biomedical Engineer and Lead Reviewer The CMTI program is uniquely designed to ascend students’ understanding of the Medical Device Industry from concept inception to strategic marketing. Each class works in tandem with the research and development of a solution to an identified clinical…

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Raiem Smith

Unither Pharmaceuticals Validation Specialist “The year I spent in the CMTI Program was one that I have no regrets for! The time spent in the operating room to observe first hand the procedures that surgeons were conducting really provided a perspective that I see as invaluable when designing medical devices.…

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Matthew Crilley

Pulse Technologies Martech Medical Products Inc. (1st position) Quality Engineer II The CMTI program did a great job of familiarizing students with the entire scope of medical device development from the idea and concept stage through prototype development.  The clinical exposure during the summer provides an opportunity to better understand what physicians look for in a medical device…

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Spencer Klubben

Foundation Medicine Product Manager Spencer currently works at Foundation Medicine as a Product Manager.  Foundation Medicine (FMI) is a oncology precision medicine diagnostics biotech located in Cambridge, MA.  Using Next-Gen Sequencing, FMI provides curated personalized reports suggesting on-label, off-label, and clinical trial therapeutics for cancer patients based on their tumor’s…

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Erin Keegan

FDA Combination Product Policy Analyst Biomedical Engineer and Lead Reviewer I’m a recent grad of the CMTI Master’s program and also attended the University of Rochester for my undergrad in Biomedical Engineering. I’m currently working at the Food and Drug Administration in the Office of Device Evaluation for the Division of…

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