Meet the Team & Advisors

MedVR is organized by an interdisciplinary team of experts from the healthcare, life sciences, and technology communities.

Advisors

Molly Flexman Ph.D.

Advisor/Principal Scientist Philips Research

Rus Gant Ph.D.

Director of the Visualization Research Laboratory at Harvard

Roger Daglius Dias M.D. Ph.D.

Director of Research & Innovation Stratus Center for Medical Simulation

Walter Greenleaf Ph.D.

Neuroscientist Stanford University

Misha Sra Ph.D.

Assistant Professor/Director Perceptual Engineering Lab UCSB

Brandon Birckhead M.D.

Psychiatry Resident at Johns Hopkins Medicine

Xindeling Pan

Sr. Product Designer Uber

Giorgio Natili

Director of Engineering at Capital One

Daniel Hashimoto

Surgery Fellow at University Hospitals Cleveland

Gary Magnant

GP Venture Engineering

Leadership and Founders Emeritus

Steven Max Patterson

President medVR and Founder

Xindeling Pan

Founder Emeritus

Roman Jaquez

Founder Emeritus

Julie LeMoine Ph.D.

Isabelle Viellard Pelve

Founder Emeritus

Organizing Team

Kate Donovan

Clinical Director of Innovation, Boston Children's Hospital

Jeffrey Jacobson

SIMEngineering XR Project Manager, Boston Children's Hospital

Shaunak Bakshi M.D.

Resident Physician, USC Roski Eye Insititute

Jeff Bail

Manager, VR & Visualization, Vicarious Surgical Inc.

Tumay Tunur Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, and XR Researcher

Vangelis Lympouridis Ph.D.

Senior Fellow at USC

Thomas Prexl

Managing Director Heidelberg Startup Partners e.V.

Okeanis Vaou M.D.

Assistant Professor Neurology Tufts, Dir. Movement Disorders St. Elizabeth Medical Center

David M. Hoganson M.D.

Assistant in Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital

David Tamés M.S., M.F.A

Assistant Professor Northeastern University

Erin Mittmann

AR Developer Northeastern University

Dylan Watkins

CEO Reality Smash

Jonathan Wakim M.D. M.B.A

Candidate University of Pennsylvania

Alicia Hong

Technology Researcher, Business Implementation Lead

Bruce Hecht

CEO VG2PLAY

Shirly Spikes

VP Recruitment and HR MedPlacer

Akram Zeyada

Founder AZ Tech Solutions

Scarlett Michanco

Developer Outreach/Mentor