Advisory Board

Student Advisory Board Members


Undergraduate students:

  • Daniela Gomez, Sophomore
  • Jared McPeake, Sophomore
  • Ethan Chen, Junior
  • Alexandria Patton, Junior
  • Pranav Suri, Senior
  • Samia Ismail, Senior

Graduate students:

  • Michael Blair
  • Paola Monterroso Diaz


Industrial Advisory Board Members

Name Position Company Location
Igor Alvarado Academic Business Development Manager and Field Engineer National Instruments Corp. Austin, TX
Kevin Clark CEO Now Diagnostics Springdale, AR
Vance Clement Chief Operations Officer Lineus Medical Fayetteville, AR
Katie Darius, Ph.D Head of Academic Networks Flatiron Health New York, NY
Rob German Sr. Director of Development NuVasive, Inc. San Diego, CA
C. Kris Hanby, MD Surgeon Ozark Orthopaedics Fayetteville, AR
Pavan Heda VP, Global Head of R&D Strategy, Business Operations Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices West Chester, PA
Dr. Brian Herman Professor; Former Vice President for Research Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota; University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Minneapolis, MN; San Antonio, TX
Martine LaBerge, Ph.D., F.B.S.E. Professor and Chair of Bioengineering; Executive Director Clemson University; CUBEInC Greenville, SC
Anthony McGoron Professor and former Chair Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University Miami, FL
Brian McKinnon Group Director Product Development—Advanced Surgical Devices Division, Smith & Nephew Memphis, TN
Jawahar L. Mehta Cardiologist and Professor of Medicine and Physiology University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, AR
Matthew Muller Director of Engineering Renal Home Therapies, Baxter Healthcare Corporation Round Lake, IL
Jon Schwartz Director of Clinical Research Nanospectra Biosciences, Inc. Houston, TX
Erin Spinner Staff R&D Engineer Edwards Life Sciences Irving, CA
Bob Storey Principal, MVR Company Executive-in-Residence Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland Arnold, MD
Kartik Sundareswaran Sr. Manager Research and Scientific Affairs, Thoratec Corporation Pleasanton, CA
John L. White Vice President of Business Development Wright Medical Technologies Memphis, TN
Beth A. Winkelstein Professor, Bioengineering and Neurosurgery; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education; Vice Provost for Education University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
Ajit P. Yoganathan Regents Professor and Associate Chair for Research Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA