Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center

Personnel

Connecting the resources of the University of Massachusetts to medical device companies in the Commonwealth. 

"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

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 
  • Scott Latham, Assoc. Professor, Strategy,  Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Christopher W. Macomber, MD, Resident in General Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Ashwin Mehta, Professor, Management, Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Jill Murthi, Director of Commercial Ventures, Office of CVIP, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Thomas O'Donnell, Visiting Instructor, Marketing Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Mary Ann Picard, Associate Director, Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center
  • Ted Priestly, Associate Major Gift Officer, University Advancement, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Satinder Rawat, Licensing Officer, Office of Technology Management, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Nancy Saucier, Assoc. Director of New Venture Development,  Office of CVIP, University of Massachusetts Lowell

M2D2 Advisory Board:

  • Jack Wilson, President Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Advisory Board Chair
  • Daniel Baril, President & CEO, Baril Corporation
  • Abigail (Abi) Barrow, Director, Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center, UMass President's Office
  • James Barry, Principal, Convergent BioMedical Group, LLC
  • John Brooks III, President & CEO, Joslin Diabetes Center
  • Mark Boden, Senior Fellow, Corporate Research, Boston Scientific
  • Thomas Chmura, Vice President for Economic Development, University of Massachusetts President’s Office
  • Chris Coghlin, President & CEO, Coghlin Companies, Inc.
  • Kathleen (Kay) Doyle, Professor (Retired) & Former Chair, Dept. of Clinical Lab and Nutritional Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Michael Fritschy, EVP of Manufacturing, Daktari Diagnostics
  • Bill Geary, Member, Mintz Levin, PC 
  • Hooks Johnston, (SVP, Smith & Nephew, Retired)
  • Peter Litman, Attorney & Member of the Firm, Outside GC, LLC
  • Katherine Luzuriaga, MD, Director of UMCCTS, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Paul Nazzaro, President & CEO, Injectronics Corporation
  • Katherine Oates, Technology Mgr., Adv. Surgical Devices Tech Assessment & Emerg. Therapies, Smith & Nephew, Inc.
  • Kevin O'Sullivan, President and CEO, Massachusetts, Biotechnology Initiative (MBI)
  • Richard Packer, President & CEO, Zoll Medical Corporation
  • Mark Saab, President, Advanced Polymers
  • Thomas Sommer, President, MassMEDIC
  • Gayathri Srinivasan, Associate Director for Business Development and Strategic Alliance, T1D Exchange
  • Josh Tolkoff, Managing Director, Ironwood Equity Fund LP
  • Mark Trusheim, President, Co-Bio Consulting, LLC
  • Edward (Ned) C. Williams III, Partner, Brook Venture Partners