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Actuated Medical Executive Team

Maureen L. Mulvihill, Ph.D.

President and CEO

Maureen Mulvihill

Maureen co-founded Actuated Medical in 2006 with a vision to integrate piezoelectric and other controlled actuation technologies into medical devices. She is responsible for the company's corporate vision and maintaining its vibrant culture. In addition, she directs commercialization efforts working closely with clinicians and acquisition partners to ensure products are viable in real world settings. Prior to Actuated Medical, she worked at several small technology firms developing piezoelectric motors, adaptive optics and medical devices. She has been a Finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Award for the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia region twice. She has also been recognized by PA Business Central as "One of the Top 100 Business People in Central Pennsylvania" several times. She is a 2015 Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business National Scholar. She earned her Ph.D. from Penn State in Materials, with a focus in piezoelectric actuator and transducer applications


Joseph E. Kroll

Director Clinical Education

Joseph Kroll

Joe leads the clinical education and outreach of our products with clinicians, sales representative and distributors. His focus is to build the product awareness and sales to lead to greater acquisition valuation. Based on his clinical background, he also identifies, assesses, and develops new opportunities in the medical device space to grow AMI profitability. He works closely with the company's product teams to develop the devices. Prior to joining AMI, Joe worked as a New Products Specialist & Sales Manager for Corpak MedSystems for over 18 years. By providing, hands on education and training of clinicians, his team achieved record sales and President's Club recognition. Joe earned his nursing credentials at the USN Corpsmen School.


Roger B. Bagwell, Ph.D.

Director Research and Development

Roger Bagwell

As co–founder of Actuated Medical, Roger has been an integral part of the firm's growth and success. He spearheads Research and Development with a unique talent for challenging engineers and fostering a collaborative work environment. Roger also serves as liaison to the manufacturing side of the business maintaining the balance between driving product innovation and creating products that are both viable and attractive for acquisition. Roger has supported the firm's R&D effort with an enviable string of successful SBIR awards. These include grants and contracts from the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and the National Institutes of Health. He has successfully moved a significant number of these SBIR awards from Phase 1 to Phase 2 resulting in the commercialization of several innovative medical devices. Roger earned his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Penn State.


Katherine M. Erdley

Director Quality Assurance

Katherine Erdley

Katie is responsible for managing Actuated Medical's ISO–certified quality management system (QMS). She ensures design and manufacturing compliance to ISO 13485, ISO 14971, 21 CFR 820, and Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC, with a focus on proactive risk management while maintaining innovative development. She also guides best quality system documentation to ensure that design history files, device master records, and other documentation follow the 7–stages of development that will enable ease of transition into acquirers’ QMS. She has a well-rounded background with experience in pharmaceutical and medical device industries, lean/six sigma, engineering, project management, and quality system management. Katie earned her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Penn State.


Douglas R. Dillon

Director Manufacturing

Douglas Dillon

Doug helps transition products from V&V through manufacturing scale-up. He ensures that the manufacturing process is compliant to FDA cGMP enabling ease of transition into acquirers' QMS. With a focus on streamlining processes, root-cause problem solving and implementation of LEAN principles, he ensures a fast, flexible manufacturing environment. Doug works closely with the engineers at AMI to ensure their designs move into production in a timely manner. He also coordinates with key suppliers to ensure we maintain a strong, resilient supply chain. With over 15 years of industrial experience in application, product and process development, he has successfully guided products from laboratory to production in a wide range of large and small companies. Doug earned his M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Drexel University.


Ryan S. Clement, Ph.D.

Pre-Clinical Studies Leader

Ryan Clement

Ryan directs our testing program ensuring it is verified, validated, and generates the scientific data required for regulatory clearance. As part of this role, he guides and mentors company engineers in sound product development paths. With skills in electronics, signal processing, prototype design/testing, clinically relevant test model development, data analysis, clinical procedures and histological tissue preparations, Ryan brings extraordinarily broad expertise to Actuated Medical's pre-clinical studies. Prior to joining the company, Ryan was a bioengineering faculty member at Penn State, chairing the electrical engineering option, providing instruction in signals/systems and instrumentation courses and leading an NIH–funded research lab pursuing cochlear implant and chronic neural recording research. Ryan earned his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Arizona State University.


Kevin A. Snook, Ph.D.

Medical Transducer Design Leader

Kevin Snook

Kevin is responsible for development and optimization of new device concepts as well as continued advancement and evolution of Actuated Medical's current technologies. He focuses on performance metrics and evaluation throughout the design process. In addition, he mentors company engineers in predictive device design. Kevin has expertise in electroactive/piezoelectric materials, acoustics, electronics, and active device design principles. His prior experience includes R&D with ultrasound imaging, sonar technology, and actuated systems in both commercial and SBIR Phase I and Phase II projects, several of which resulted in patents. Kevin earned his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Penn State.


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