Assessment Teams 2018-11-20T19:55:52+00:00

Assessment Teams


Market Needs Assessment Team

Charge statement: To evaluate the market needs for Interdisciplinary Technology Projects (ITP) and provide clinical market guidance and identify potential market limitations throughout the project development cycle to advance dental, oral and craniofacial technologies to regulatory approval and on to clinical practice.

Team members:
Jeanne Ambruster, The Avenues Company
Andrew Brown, PhD, sciVelo, University of Pittsburgh
Todd Scantlebury, The Avenues Company
Donald Taylor, PhD, MBA, sciVelo, University of Pittsburgh

Technical Readiness Assessment Team

Charge statement: To evaluate the technical readiness for Interdisciplinary Technology Projects (ITP) and provide guidance related to the scientific, engineering (including in vitro/in vivo components) and manufacturability of dental, oral and craniofacial technologies.

Team members:

Ed Doherty, MS, Wyss Institute

Steve Little, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Peter Rubin, MD, University of Pittsburgh

Jan Stegemann, University of Michigan

Regulatory Assessment Team

Charge statement: To evaluate the regulatory needs for Interdisciplinary Technology Projects (ITP) and provide guidance on potential regulatory limitations with the aim of de-risking and translating dental, oral and craniofacial technologies through regulatory approval and on to clinical practice.

Team members:
Stephen Feinberg, PhD, University of Michigan
Kay Fuller, RAC, Medical Device Regulatory Solutions, LLC
Patsy Trisler, JD, Trisler Consulting
Kevin Weatherwax, University of Michigan
Jeanne Wright, RN, BSN, RAC, University of Michigan

Commercial Translation Assessment Team

Charge statement: To evaluate the intellectual property and provide guidance for commercialization plan development with emphasis on the technology differentiation, business model, competitive landscape, time/cost to market and exit valuation analysis for Interdisciplinary Technology Projects.

Team members:
Andrew Brown, PhD, sciVelo, University of Pittsburgh
Don Taylor, PhD, MBA, sciVelo, University of Pittsburgh

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