Personnel

"M2D2 provides that support when companies need it and at a reasonable cost.” 
- Hooks Johnston, Senior VP (Retired), Smith & Nephew, Past Chairman, Board of Directors, MassMEDIC.

Connecting the resources of UMass to medical device companies in the Commonwealth

M2D2 Directors:

For Engineering Assistance:

University of Massachusetts Lowell
Stephen P. McCarthy, Ph.D.
University Professor
Department of Plastics Engineering
Phone: 978-934-3417
E-mail:Stephen_McCarthy@uml.edu

For Clinical Trial Assistance:

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester
Nathaniel (Nate) Hafer, Ph.D.
Director of Operations
UMass Center for Clinical & Translational Science
Phone: 508-856-2511
E-mail: Nathaniel.Hafer@umassmed.edu

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester

Margaret J. Koziel, M.D.
Senior Director of Clinical Research
UMass Center for Clinical & Translational Science
Phone: 508-856-2319
E-mail: Margaret.Koziel@umassmed.edu

For Business Assistance:

University of Massachusetts Lowell
Steven Tello, Ed.D.
Assoc. Vice Chancellor, Entrepreneurship & Economic Development
Assoc. Professor, Management & Entrepreneurship
Phone: 978-934-4240
E-mail: Steven_Tello@uml.edu

M2D2 Executive Committee:

In addition to the M2D2 Directors listed above the M2D2 executive board includes the following:

  • Lisa Abdallah, Associate Chair & Associate Professor, College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Ruth Dubey, Executive Assistant, M2D2 & Administrative Assistant, Plastics Engineering Department
  • Rajnish Kaushik, Licensing & Business Development Manager, Office of CVIP, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Glenn MacDonald, Dir. of Env. Health & Safety, Environmental & Emergency Management, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Christopher W. Macomber, MD, Resident in General Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Mary Ann Picard, Associate Director, Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center
  • Satinder Rawat, Licensing Officer, Office of Technology Management, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Eugene J. Rogers, Chair, College of Health Sciences, Clinical Laboratory & Nutritional Science, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Sally Washburn, Director of Development, University Advancement, University of Massachusetts Lowell

M2D2 Advisory Board

  • Jack Wilson, President Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Advisory Board Chair
  • Ibraheem Badejo, Senior Director, New Ventures, Johnson & Johnson
  • Adam Baney, Continuous Improvement Manager, Omni Components Corporation
  • Mark Boden, Senior Fellow, Corporate Research, Boston Scientific
  • Charles Bridges, Vice President, Medical Devices, Johnson & Johnson
  • Jeff Champagne, Director of Business Development, MPR Product Development Group
  • Ray Chen, North District Business Development Manager, Waters Corporation
  • Thomas Chmura, Vice President for Economic Development, University of Massachusetts President’s Office
  • John P. Condon, Associate, Mintz Levin , PC
  • Kathleen Doyle, Professor Emeritus, Clinical Laboratory and Nutritional Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Maria Fagan, President, Regulatory & Quality Solutions, LLC (R&Q)
  • Bill Geary, Member, Mintz Levin, PC
  • V. Kadir Kadhiresan, Vice President, Venture Investments, Johnson & Johnson
  • Katherine Luzuriaga, MD, Associate Provost for Global Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Craig Mauch, Director, Product Design, MPR Associates, Inc.
  • James McCloskey, Manager, American Instrument Exchange, Inc.
  • Katherine Oates, Technology Mgr., Adv. Surgical Devices Tech Assessment & Emerg. Therapies, Smith & Nephew, Inc.
  • James Petisce, Principal Scientist, BD Diabetes Care
  • Paul Robinson, Regional Director of Operations, Regulatory & Quality Solutions, LLC (R&Q)
  • Mark Saab, Chief Technology Officer, Vention Medical
  • Drilon Saliu, Worldwide Director, Medical Affairs, BD Diabetes care
  • Martin Shulkin, Partner, Duane Morris, LLP
  • Thomas Sommer, President, MassMEDIC
  • Frank Stone, EVP & Chief Executive Officer, Omni Components Corporation
  • Kevin Strange, Sr. Manager, New Business Development, Boston Scientific