CTIP Steering Committee

Our high-impact Steering Committee of faculty, clinicians and translational experts brings together expertise across institutions with a goal of developing and commercializing pediatric medical devices.

Yaniv

Bar-Cohen, MD

co-director
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Cesar

Blanco, PhD

Senior Director, Research & Development Programs, Regulatory & Quality
Alfred Mann Institute, University of Southern California

Michael

C.K. Khoo, BS, MS, PhD

Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Pediatrics
University of Southern California

Kathryne

Cooper, MBA

Investment Advisor
CTIP

Josefina

Correa

Program Manager, Life Sciences
Larta Institute

Jennifer L.

Dyer, CLP

Executive Director
USC Stevens Center for Innovation

Juan

Espinoza, MD, FAAP

Director, Principal Investigator
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Hon. Julian

Gold, MD

Consultant
Cedars-Sinai Accelerator

Elissa

Grossman, PhD, MBA, MS

Director, Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
University of Southern California

Sanjeet

Hegde, MD, PhD

Co Director of Research, Heart Institute, Medical Director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging
UCSD - Rady Children’s

Desert

Horse-Grant

Senior Director, UCLA Health Research & Innovation
University of California, Los Angeles

Judy

Hsieh

Program Director, Life Sciences
Larta Institute

Daniel Steven

Levi, MD

Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist; Associate Professor, School of Engineering
Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA

Gerald

Loeb, MD

Professor, Biomedical Engineering; Director, Medical Device Development
University of Southern California

Chuck

Magness

Innovation Strategist
Seattle Children's

Ellis

Meng, PhD

Professor, Biomedical Engineering; Vice Dean, Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship 
University of Southern California

Rubayath

Mohsen, BS, MS

Manager, Business Development & Technology Transfer
The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation

Arvin

Paranjpe, J.D., M.S.

Sr. Technology Development Manager
Oregon Health & Science University

Frances

Richmond, PhD

Director, Department of Regulatory Science
University of Southern California

Terence

Sanger BA, MS, MD, PhD

Chief Science Officer, Children's Hospital Orange County; Vice Dean of Research Pediatrics, UCI
University of California, Irvine

David

Sheridan, MD, MCR

Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Clinical Innovation; Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics
Oregon Health & Science University

Wendy

Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

Chief Medical Officer
Before Brands Inc.