Michael K. Dempsey

MICHAEL K. DEMPSEY received the B.S.E.E. degree from the University of Michigan. He is currently the Entrepreneur in residence with the Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology (CIMIT), the Director with the CIMIT Accelerator Program, the Co-Executive Director with the Center for Biomedical and Interventional Technology, Yale University, and a Faculty Member with MIT, where he lead academic innovators through the commercialization journey and teach students the fundamentals of building medical companies. He is an Interim CEO with CIMIT and Yale, where he leads a team of highly experienced med-tech executives who join the academic team with up to a full-time commitment and for as long as two years. He is also the PI on several NIH SBIR grants. He has dozens of patents on medical devices, has founded three companies, and has received a citation from the Commissioner of the FDA for exceptional initiative and leadership to protect the public health.

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Healthcare Commercialization Programs: Improving the Efficiency of Translating Healthcare Innovations From Academia Into Practice
Academic investigators are generating a plethora of insights and technologies that have the potential to significantly improve patient care. However, to address the imperative to improve the quality, cost and access to care with ever more constrained funding, the efficiency and the... Read more