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Biomedical Engineering

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Over the past 35 years, Dr. David has developed, implemented and taught healthcare technology life-cycle management focusing on risk mitigation for medical devices and their accessories. Dr. David's expertise includes successful completion of over two hundred adverse events investigations associated with medical devices, dozens of depositions and court testimonies. Dr. David established award-wining hospital-based technical services program matched by his expertise in regulatory compliance and by experience as licensed register professional engineer in Texas, certification in clinical engineering and in the field of forensic engineering. In addition, Dr. David’s experience includes examination of alleged violations relating to intellectual property associated with medical technologies.

Biomedical Engineering Consultants, LLC, a firm providing expertise in the management of healthcare technology over its life-cycle, operational improvement, accreditation and regulatory compliance, intellectual property infringement, and in forensic engineering services. These services have been provided to hospitals, manufacturing industry, academia, and litigation support worldwide. Prior to that, Dr. David headed the Biomedical Engineering department and the Center for Telehealth at the largest medical center in the US.

Dr. David holds adjunct academic appointment at the University of Texas - School of Public Health and previously at Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. He is also a visiting professor at the School of Biomedical Engineering Capital Medical University in China and at the Inner Mongolia people's hospital in Inner Mongolia. Dr. David have served as member of two of the FDA advisory panels and is currently a consultant to one of them. He is a member of the NFPA Laser Fire Protection Technical Committee, and a member of the FDA Medical Device Industry Coalition, Inc. He is the recipient of the FDA commissioner's special citation as well as of the 2008 ACCE/AAMI Humanitarian Engineering, of the 2011 ACCE life time Achievement, and of the Distinguished Professional Achievements and Service 2014 awards. He was inducted in 2017 to the WVU chemical engineering academy, ACCE Hall of Fame 2018, served as adviser to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and as president of the Center for Telemedicine and e-Health Law (CTeL) both in Washington, DC.

David holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Engineering and a Doctorate in Education Psychology, from West Virginia University. He served as the first president of the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) and he is also president emeritus of the nonprofit Healthcare Technology Foundation. Dr. David presently serves on the Board of the International Federation of Biological and Medical Engineering Clinical Engineering Division and past chairman of the Health Technology Task Group of the International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine. He has published numerous manuscripts and books including serving as the editor of Clinical Engineering book (CRC Press), and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Global Clinical Engineering Journal, His areas of expertise include medical devices, biomedical engineering, telemedicine, risk mitigation, patent adverse events, design validation, instrumentation, service management and improvement, technological equipment standards, homecare equipment, medical equipment evaluation, maintenance, system integration and incidents investigation.

Education & Licenses

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ed.D., P.E.