MDS Leadership

Upcoming Event

Johnson & Johnson Mechanical Testing and Analysis Summit 
Robb Colbrunn, Ph.D., Guest Speaker
Director of BioRobotics and Mechanical Testing Core
Medical Device Solutions (MDS) Cleveland Clinic
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
September 18-20, 2018
Syracuse, IN

BME GUEST SPEAKER SEMINAR
"Back to Metabolism Basics:Transport and Bioenergetics in Tumors and Brain Endothelial Cells"
Lester R. Drewes, Ph.D.
Professor of 
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Director, Graduate Programs, MSD
Department of Biomedical Sciences
University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth
Hosted by Chaitali Ghosh, PhD.
September 28, 2018



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.