Special Projects Coordinator
Mr. Jamelle Price is the Special Projects Coordinator under the Office of Strategy and Business Development at the McGowan Institute, with a focus on project management, event planning, marketing, communications, and advocacy of various programs operated under the purview of the Strategy and Business Development Officer. In a dual capacity, Mr. Price is the Marketing and Projects Coordinator for the Center for…Read More
Strategy and Business Development Officer
Mr. Patrick Cantini is the Strategy and Business Development Officer at the McGowan Institute. He is also a member of the Institute’s Executive Management team focusing on conceptualizing and formulating strategic initiatives that result in short- and long-term growth of the Institute. This includes the development of innovative programs and activities to expedite technology translation; identifying and securing key community, government, and…Read More
MIRM Executive Director
John Murphy serves as the Executive Director of the McGowan Institute and as a Research Professor in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh. His academic interests are primarily related to process and workplace health and safety.
Bill Wagner, PhD
Professor Wagner is Director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine as well as Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Chemical Engineering, and Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh. He serves as Scientific Director of the NSF Engineering Research Center on “Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials” and Chief Science Officer for the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine. He holds a B.S. (Johns Hopkins Univ.) and Ph.D. (Univ. of Texas) in Chemical Engineering.
Peter Wearden, MD
Director of Nemours Cardiac Center
Dr. Peter Wearden is the Director Nemours Cardiac Center—Florida, Chair, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, and Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, at the Nemours Children’s Hospital, Orlando, Florida. Dr. Wearden graduated from Georgetown University with honors and then received his MD from West Virginia University School of Medicine, and then his PhD also from West Virginia University in Pharmacology and Toxicology…Read More
Stephen Emery, MD
Director of the Center for Innovative Fetal Intervention at Magee Women’s’ Hospital
Dr. Stephen Emery is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is also the Director of the Center for Innovative Fetal Intervention at Magee Women’s Hospital. Dr. Emery’s clinical, education, research, and administrative initiatives revolve around fetal therapy. He is the sole provider of fetal therapy…Read More
Harvey Borovetz, PhD
Dr. Harvey Borovetz is a Distinguished Professor and former Chair (2002-2013) in the Department of Bioengineering, Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, the Robert L. Hardesty Professor in the Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, a Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, a professor – Clinical and Translational Science Institute and a University Honors College Faculty Fellow. Within the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Borovetz holds the position of Deputy Director of Artificial Organs and Medical Devices.