MDS Leadership

Upcoming Event

Department of Biomedical Engineering
BME Guest Speaker
"Functional Consequences of Fibroblast Loss in Tissue Homeostasis and Disease"
Michelle Tallquist, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program
University of Hawaii
Friday, August 2, 2019
Hosted by: Suneel Apte, MBBS, DPhil









Karl West, M.S.
MDS Director
216-445-1944
westk2@ccf.org
Biography:
Karl West is Cleveland Clinic’s Director of Medical Device Solutions. He has been in this position since April of 2010. Karl has worked at the Clinic for more than nine years in the Department of Biomedical Engineering developing medical devices. He is an expert in device design with a concentration in aortic replacement devices such as multi-branched endovascular prosthesis. Before starting his career at Cleveland Clinic, Karl was employed by Philips Medical System acting as the lead engineer on computed tomography R&D projects.

Patricia Martin, B.A.
MDS Coordinator
216-445-3789
martinp@ccf.org
Biography:
Pat has been with MDS since 2007 and coordinates projects, meetings and events, develops marketing materials, assists with grants, accounting and finances. She also handles timekeeping, purchasing and customer service.