Martha Gray, PhD
J. W. Kieckhefer Professor of Medical and Electrical Engineering, HST, EECS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dr. Gray is the J.W. Kieckhefer Professor and former director of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST). During and since her 13 year tenure as head of HST, she shepherded its vigorous growth so that now it boasts a community of over 400 students, 65 faculty and nearly 200 affiliated faculty who create a multi- disciplinary and multi-professional environment in classrooms, hospitals and laboratories and seek to advance human health. Most recently her efforts have focused on advising other institutions and governments as they pursue similar efforts.
Dr. Gray was the first woman to lead a science or engineering department at MIT. She is an elected fellow of the AAAS, the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) and the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers (AIMBE). Sheis associate editor of the Annual Reviews of Biomedical Engineering.
Her training includes a BS in computer sciences from Michigan State University, an MS in electrical engineering from MIT and a PhD in medical engineering from HST, and completed her postdoctoral work at Tufts University and the State University of New York Stony Brook.
Julio Mayol, MD, PhD
Director of the Innovation Unit, and Chief of General Surgery Hospital Clínico San Carlos Madrid
Mayol Graduated with honors and Doctoral Degree summa cum laude from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1988 and 1992). He has a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Management by Universidad Complutense. From 1996 to 1997, Julio was a research Fellow in Surgery at Harvard Medical School (Beth Israel Hospital). At present, he is the Chief of the Division of Coloretal Surgery at Hospital Clínico San Carlos and Chief Innovation Officer at Hospital Clínico San Carlos.
He is member of the International Campus of Excellence Moncloa Advisory Committee (UCM- UPM) and corresponding Academics of the Royal Academy of Medicine. He founded the iSURGITEC consortium (International Surgical Group for innovation and Technology) formed by the departments of surgery at the University of Chicago Hospital Henry Ford Hospital Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla and Clinical Hospital San Carlos along with the Smart Sensors and Integrated Microsystems Institute of Wayne State University.
Julio became Co-Director of the M+Visión Consortium in 2012.
President, Medtronic Spain and Portugal; Regional Vice President, Medtronic
His education in telecommunications engineering and medicine inform his strategic vision for driving the development of new technologies. Javier is Vice President of FENIN, the Spanish Federation of Healthcare Technology companies, and until 2015 was President of the Fundación Tecnología y Salud (Technology and Healthcare Foundation), a foundation it supports.
He is a member of the Spanish Society of Cardiology, the Spanish Advisory Board of Casa del Corazón, and the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society of IEEE. He is also a member of the US-Spain Council and the American Chamber of Commerce. He belongs to the board of several medical technology industries such as Health-In-Code, Weartech, and Wake App Health. He has participated in numerous conferences and publications on healthcare technology and clinical management.
Norberto Malpica, PhD
Associate Professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Technical Director of the Medical Image Analysis Lab of the Madri+d network of labs
Dr Malpica has been involved with the Consortium since its first round of Fellowship recruitment two years ago and has acted as an associate director since fall 2011. He has had a hand in virtually all the activities in the Consortium in the last two years. He co-chaired, with Associate Director Dr Elfar Adalsteinsson both M+Visión Open Houses, showcases of cutting edge work in biomedical technology research and development. Dr Malpica helped to select M+Visión Fellows, and from 2012 through 2015 he co-chaired IDEA2 Madrid, a program of the M+Visión Consortium to encourage biomedical technology entrepreneurship in Madrid.
Elfar Adalsteinsson, PhD
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Health Sciences and Technology, MIT
Associate Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, MIT
Professor Adalsteinsson was previously a member of the Richard M. Lucas Center for Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Imaging at Stanford University. He received his MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1991 and 1995. He received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in Electrical Engineering from the University of Iceland in 1989. He was a Fulbright Scholar at Stanford as well as recipient of an award from the American-Scandinavian Foundation.