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Computational Modeling & Regulatory Science 1

Tuesday, April 10, 10:30-12:00
Ski-U-Mah, McNamara Alumni Center

Organizers: Marc Horner, Technical Lead, Healthcare, ANSYS, Inc.
Dawn Bardot, Director, Healthcare Innovation, Medtronic, Inc.

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Marc Horner, Technical Lead, Healthcare, ANSYS, Inc.
Dr. Marc Horner is the lead healthcare specialist at ANSYS Inc. Marc joined ANSYS after earning his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University in 2001. Marc began by providing support and professional services for biomedical clients, primarily in the areas of cardiovascular devices, drug delivery, packaging, microfluidics and orthopedics. During this time, Marc developed numerous modeling approaches that can be used to establish the efficacy and safety of medical devices. Marc now helps coordinate business and technology development for the health care sector in North America.

Dawn Bardot, Director, Healthcare Innovation, Medtronic, Inc.
With more than 15 years of experience in computational model validation and uncertainty quantification, Dawn Bardot, Ph.D, brings a wealth of experience to her role as Vice President of Technology Innovation at the Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC). She is passionate about the application of modeling and simulation to improve health care and lower the cost of bringing products to market. She is an active member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME); serves as Chair of the Verification and Validation in Computation Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer Committee; and is Sub-Group Chair of the Committee on Verification and Validation in Computational Methods for Medical Devices. Dr. Bardot has a BS and MS in mechanical engineering from Kansas State University, a PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington, was an Innovation Fellow at the University of Minnesota's Earl E. Bakken Medical Devices Center, and spent two summers as a Faculty Fellow at NASA Marshal Space Flight Center.

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