Katherine E. Reuther

Katherine (Katie) Reuther is a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Design, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Columbia University, with additional appointments as Director of the Columbia BME Technology Accelerator (BiomedX) program and Director of Master’s Studies. The BiomedX program provides funding, education, and support to faculty and students interested in commercializing their biomedical inventions. Her current educational work focuses on enhancing graduate education in the Department, including developing a medical innovation program that covers all aspects of the design and innovation process. Reuther supports entrepreneurship programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through her work with Biocomx, VentureWell, and I-Corps. Reuther received a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering (with an emphasis in Mechanical Engineering) from The College of New Jersey, a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and an Executive MBA from Columbia University.

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