Meet the Team & Advisors

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

Board of Directors & Leaders

Steven Max Patterson

President, Director, and Co-Founder

Jennifer N Avari Silva, MD


Giorgio Natili


Isabelle Viellard Pelve

Director of Marketing and Business Development and Co-Founder

Advisory Board

Walter Greenleaf Ph.D.

Neuroscientist Stanford University

Roger Daglius Dias M.D. Ph.D.

Director of Research & Innovation Stratus Center for Medical Simulation Mass General Brigham

Molly Flexman Ph.D.

Senior Director, Strategy and Product Management at Johnson & Johnson

Jonathan Wakim M.D. M.B.A

MD/MBA Candidate Perelman School of Medicine and Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

David M. Hoganson M.D.

Assistant in Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital

Brandon Birckhead M.D.

Psychiatry Resident at Johns Hopkins Medicine

Jeffrey Jacobson

SIMEngineering XR Project Manager, Boston Children's Hospital

Okeanis Vaou, MD, FAAN

Associate Professor/Clinical at UT Health

Kate Donovan

Clinical Director of Innovation, Boston Children's Hospital

Shaunak Bakshi M.D.

Resident Physician, USC Roski Eye Insititute

Jeff Bail

Senior Manager of UI at Vicarious Surgical Inc.

Julie LeMoine Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurobehavioral Technology, Department of Psychiatry, UMass Chan Medical School

Thomas Prexl

Managing Director Heidelberg Startup Partners e.V.

Tumay Tunur Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, and XR Researcher

David Tamés M.S., M.F.A

Assistant Professor Northeastern University

Bruce Hecht


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