Program Number: C020-19062012
Leadership and Innovation: A Medical Device Project from Concept to Implantation
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 0.0
Strategic - 0.0
Technical - 1.5
Robert C. Cohen is the Chief Technology Officer, Pipeline Biomedical. Robert provides extensive experience in the strategic positioning of medical products and technologies for investment return. His technical engineering background brings in-depth knowledge to all phases of the product development cycle including research, design, intellectual property, manufacturing, physician evaluations, clinical studies and global regulatory.
Most recently, Robert served as Senior Vice President Tissue Engineering for Osteotech Inc., a biologic science & human tissue processing company. Robert had executive management responsibilities, including involvement with R&D, marketing, regulatory & clinical affairs, medical education, sales training and strategic business planning. Previously, Robert served as President of Zimmer Spine, with world-wide annual sales of $150 million at that time. Prior to that, he was General Manager, Vice-President R&D, of Zimmer Trabecular Metal Technology Inc. where he directed the dramatic growth of the NJ based operation resulting in sales of over $140 million. Robert served as Vice-President of R&D at Implex Corp where he was a key member of the Zimmer acquisition and integration team, heavily involved in all aspects of due diligence and the transition. Robert also served as Director of Product Development at Stryker Osteonics, managing a large technical group focusing on all aspects of design for hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, and wrist reconstructive systems and specialty custom products. Robert has over 20 patents, numerous peer-review publications, and has presented globally at large medical conferences and hospital Grand Rounds. Mr. Cohen holds a BS and Masters in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Management, all from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where he currently holds a position on their Board of Visitors, as well as sits as Chairman of their Industry Relations Committee.
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