3DHEALS is a healthcare 3D printing innovation platform

Mission Statement:

Connect the world to innovate on healthcare 3D printing.

Members

Everyone who is actively engaged or simply interested in the application of 3D printing technology in the healthcare sector is invited to join. This includes, but is not limited to, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, developers, investors, designers, and regulators. We welcome everyone from medical, dental, and bioprinting communities to join us. Join the Tribe now, and letís tackle daring projects together!

Team Members

Hui Jenny Chen, M.D.

CEO/Founder More info ...
Jenny is trained as a neuroradiologist, founder/CEO of 3DHEALS, a company focusing on curating healthcare 3D printing ecosystem. Her main interests include medical education, 3D printing in the healthcare sector, and artificial intelligence. She is also a current adjunct clinical faculty in the radiology department at Stanford Healthcare.

Tuan TranPham

Advisor More info ...
Tuan TranPham is one of the few 3D Printing Evangelist who has spent the last 14 years working for six 3D Printing manufacturers such as Z Corporation, 3D Systems, Objet, Stratasys, Arcam (GE Additive) and now with Desktop Metal, Inc. With this background in the industry and extensive 13,500 industry contacts via LinkedIn, Tuan has a unique perspective and Insight on 3D Printing Players, Applications, Challenges, Opportunities, Technologies, and Trends. His educational background is a Masters of Engineering (‚ÄúExport Engineering‚ÄĚ) from the Danish Technical University (DTU) and he currently resides in Boston, MA with his family.

Nora Toure

Member, Board of Advisors More info ...
Nora is an Additive Manufacturing expert and engaged in inspiring women to embrace Tech. careers in the 3D Printing industry. Nora founded Women in 3D Printing in 2014 to feature women leaders in the Additive Manufacturing sector through interviews and portraits. She also initiated #3DTalk, a series of events in the Bay Area and in major industry events like the CES, Inside 3D Printing, and etc.

Michelle Gabriel

Member, Board of Advisors More info ...
Michelle Gabriel is an Operations and Process Improvement consultant at the Bay Area. She holds a BS and MS from MIT and MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. She has worked and consulted in industries ranging from semiconductors to software delivery, start-up and established, large and small.

Dr. Nabeel Cajee

Dental Ambassador More info ...

Dr. Mayasari Lim

Bioprinting Ambassador More info ...
Dr. Mayasari Lim is founder and CEO of SE3D, a startup focused on next generation 3D bioprinters and its applications in research and education. Previously, she was a professor in Bioengineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), a top engineering university in Singapore. Her research expertise included stem cell engineering, bioprocess design, bioprinting and tissue engineering. Dr. Lim is an active woman entrepreneur among the Indonesian professionals and women engineering community in the Bay Area, she is also currently teaching courses at the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership in UC Berkeley. Dr. Lim obtained her Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London and her B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering at UC Berkeley.

Rachel Orellana

Events and Content Manager More info ...
Rachel is a full time student pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Organization Psychology at San Francisco State University. She has participated in research studies/trials that focused on social perception and facial recognition in social setting. She has a big interest in research, technology, and human interaction and their effects on the environment.

Nikki Ueda

Marketing Director More info ...
Tokyo, San Francisco. MBA from UCLA. Mobile strategy at Gilt Groupe and Walt Disney. Marketing & growth at Line2 and Gengo.

3DHEALS Community Managers

Irene Healey

Community Manager, Toronto, Canada More info ...
Irene Healey trained as a fine art sculptor and later received a degree in medical art. She has combined her interest in the body and technology in her work as a Certified Clinical Anaplastologist. She is the founder of New Attitude Prosthetic Designs Inc and has a clinical practice working directly with patients to provide various types of realistic and functional custom facial and body prostheses. She maintains a research practice and is enthusiastic about using 3D printing to create new types of prosthetics and is excited about using new manufacturing technologies to make custom made prostheses available to everyone in need.

Fabio Sant'Ana

Community Manager, San Paulo, Brazil More info ...
Fabio Sant’Ana has Precision Mechanics degree and Business Administration Bachelor’s , born and raised in São Paulo he has 25 years experience in helping companies to aquire and take full advantage of 3d Machining and Additive Manufacturing Equipment . Entrepreneur and knowledge avid is member of stardarts organizations ASTM F42 Additive Manufacturing , ABNT CEE-261 Manufatura Aditiva e ABNT CB-26 Odonto-Médico-Hospitalar . CAD/CAM , Surface Modelling and EBM specialist he is passionate in connect people and companies to the right tools to accomplish the mission.

Fernanda Valentino

Community Manager, Chicago More info ...
Originally from Perth, Western Australia, Fernanda is passionate about bringing people together in creative and innovative ways. She earned a B.A., Dip. Ed. in Languages from the University of Western Australia. She has worked in Film, TV, and Interactive Multimedia Production, Project Management and Advertising. Most recently she was Associate Director of Development at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine, Neuroscience, and Neurology. Fernanda thrives on being challenged every day and loves connecting people to their philanthropic goals. She believes that cross-collaboration is essential not only in healthcare and medicine but across a broad spectrum of areas and disciplines.

Samantha Lindsay

Community Manager, Boston More info ...
Sam Lindsay is originally from Carson City, Nevada and now resides in Providence, Rhode Island with her husband, Cory, and dog, Maggie. She has worked at SIMULIA for five years as a partner manager for North America ISV and hardware partners. Her main responsibility is ensuring the success of both the partner and SIMULIA by creating a synergetic relationship between the companies. She has a passion for relationship development, leadership, and education. She has a degree in English Literature and Culture Anthropology and is currently pursuing an MBA at Johnson & Wales University.

Kate Clancy

Community Manager- Toronto, Canada More info ...
Kate first completed a degree in Biochemistry then pursued a masters in Biomedical Engineering. She is interested in the interaction of materials with biological systems, the advancement of bioprinting, and the creation of patient-specific devices.

Sarah Fink

Community Manager, Melbourne More info ...
Sarah is a Design Engineer in a Melbourne-based medical device company, which specialises in 3D-printed and customised devices. She is also the co-founder of an early stage medtech start up. Sarah completed a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Engineering (Biomedical) at the University of Melbourne. She is passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship as well as medical devices and the application of 3D printing in healthcare.

Felipe Iglesias Pernas

Community Manager, Vigo More info ...
Enfermero del servicio de urgencias hospitalarias Hospital √Ālvaro Cunqueiro con experiencia en Hemodi√°lisis, M√©dico-quir√ļrgica y Atenci√≥n Primaria desde 2001. Dise√Īador gr√°fico freelance dise√Īo publicitario y editorial desde 1996. Consultor IT de pymes desde 1997. Formador cursos RCP en distintas convocatorias para empresas externas desde 2003-2007. Miembro del estudio multic√©ntrico COLONPREV de prevenci√≥n de CCR desde 2008-act. Seleccionado FASE Academia del programa de Aceleradora Startup V√≠aVigo convocatoria oct-dic 2013. Fundador y Event manager MESTURA EVENTOS S.L. con experiencia en secretar√≠a t√©cnica y congresos m√©dicos 2014-act. Project Manager en MedicalESP desde ene ‚Äď ago 2015. Seleccionado FASE Academia del programa de Aceleradora Startup V√≠aVigo convocatoria oct-dic 2015. CEO de GYMMER (startup de nueva bicicleta de spinning conectada) ago 2015-act. Certificaci√≥n del Creativity Certification Program CPS nivel 1 feb 2016. Dise√Īo UX y piezas gr√°ficas de APP, mobile y desktop en varios proyectos eHealth 2015-act. Participante del NODO DE INNOVACI√ďN (PLATAFORMA INNOVACI√ďN ACIS) ene 2016-act. Participante en varios talleres de fase precomercial Empowered Patient y Desarrollo de soluciones innovadoras dentro del ACIS 2016 ene-2016-act. Mentor en las jornadas organizadas por MIT en colaboraci√≥n con la fundaci√≥n M+VISION Hacking Chronic Disease Mayo 2016.

Dr. Alex Alamri

Community Manager, London More info ...
Alex is a neurosurgical resident at The Royal London Hospital in the United Kingdom. He graduated from St . George’s, University of London in 2011 and finished his Foundation training in Cambridge. He was a full time anatomy demonstrator at King’s College London and a clinical fellow in neurosurgery at King’s College Hospital in 2014 before starting neurosurgery training in London. He sees medical education as a vital part of being a good doctor and is also a budding medical illustrator. His interest in 3D printing has stemmed from the desire to create patient-specific anatomical models for surgical planning and consenting, as well as creating neurosurgical simulation models. Outside of work he likes photography, drawing, supersport motorbikes and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Dr. Daniel Ortiz

Community Manager, Washington More info ...
Daniel is a chief radiology resident at Eastern Virginia Medical School. In 2018, he will be attending the University of California San Diego for a musculoskeletal imaging fellowship. Given his subspecialty interest, Daniel’s focus in 3D printing is in orthopedic applications. He also has an interest in AI and AR/VR applications for medical imaging. Active in organized radiology, he serves as the Vice Chair of the American College of Radiology Resident and Fellow Section and President of the American Alliance of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology. He hopes to use his background in government relations to help the medical 3D printing industry move forward by organizing conversations in Washington D.C. with various stakeholders and governmental entities. In his free time, Daniel likes to spend time with his wife Tiffany and their 4 year old son, Maxwell.

Benjamine Holmes

Community Manager, Washington DC More info ...
Ben is the CEO of Nanochon. He is an engineer and entrepreneur interested in how promising biotechnology is developed and commercialized. He has experience and active interest in tissue engineering research, 3D printing, bioactive materials, nanotechnology, medical devices, entrepreneurship, and commercialization.

Dr. Pedro Martinez Seijas

Community Manager, Vigo More info ...
Pedro Martinez Seijas MD. Ph.D. MSc. MSc. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Donostia University Hospital (San Sebastian. Spain). HM Hospital Vigo (Spain). He is a visiting Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Mondragon University (Spain) and European Fellow Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Bruges. Belgium). Doctorate (2015) with doctoral thesis ‚ÄúVariability control using 3D printing biomodels in head and neck reconstruction with auto-transplant. Clinical Process Management‚ÄĚ. His work is focused on personalized medicine for dental implants restoration, head, and neck surgical oncologic and surgical reconstruction, cranial and maxillofacial deformities.

Dr. Mayra Vasques

Community Manager, San Paulo, Brazil More info ...
Mayra is a Ph.D. Fellow at School of Dentistry at the University of Sao Paulo, where she leads a project in 3D printing focused on offering the digital technology as one solution for patients with orofacial pain and dental patients with functional limitation. She is deeply involved in creating a positive ecosystem and accessibility for digital technology and 3D-printing for patients and dentists adapting to an emergent market reality (Brazil).

Christien Kopas

Community Manager, Vancouver, Canada More info ...
Responsible for Implementation of multiple intraoral scanners and CNC mills into dental clinics as well as STL inboxes into dental labs across Canada. Responsible for promotions, social media, marketing ideas, dental media interviews, public speaking, and relationship building to promote a CAD-CAM and 3D printing workflow with implant companies, milling centers, dental software companies, dental labs, universities, hospitals and trade schools across Canada. I am an expert in Dental CAD CAM solutions from IOS in the dental office to dental lab production to implant planning to milling solutions…

Jess Charlap

Community Manager, Boston More info ...
Jess Charlap is a champion of the Boston innovation community with a special interest in biofabrication, design thinking, and the internet of things. Jess is currently Senior Marketing Coordinator for Science and Technology at EYP, a nationwide architecture, and engineering firm, where she uses her passion for cutting-edge science to support clients at leading research institutions. She is also a member of the Boston Advisory Council for the Design Museum, a local nonprofit devoted to design advocacy and education..

Riedle Hannah

Community Manager, Munich More info ...
Hannah is a research associate at the Institute for Factory Automation and Production Systems of the FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg. She lives in Munich, where she also studied medical technologies at the faculty of mechanical engineering at the TU Munich. Her research concentrates on 3D printing of medical models and devices based on anatomical image data.

Dr. Jana Waldes, M.D.

Community Manager, San Francisco More info ...
Jana is trained as a pediatrician; she worked in University Hospitals in France and in Czech Republic. She also worked as a physician in Ivory Coast with Doctors without Borders and that experience further increased her interest in new technologies and approaches to make quality healthcare more affordable and accessible.Jana is currently an Adjunct Lecturer in the Radiology department at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and she resides in Bay Area with her family and 3 children.Outside of work Jana has a passion for interior design, ballroom dancing, ice-skating and enjoys spending time with her family.

Ronan Killeen, M.D.

Community Manager, Dublin More info ...
Ronan is a radiologist working within St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. He did his fellowship training in NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in Neuroradiology and Molecular imaging. His interests include medical education, health technology and entrepreneurship in addition to multi-modality imaging of neurological disease.He is currently an examiner for the Faculty of Radiology in Ireland and Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, University College Dublin.

Srinivas Saripalle

Community Manager, India More info ...
Sri Saripalle is the Innovation lead at Random Designs CA, Inc. and Rem3Dii. He designs Virtual Reality based end-to-end 3D Medical Imaging and Printing solutions as well as Application Specific Integrated Circuits embedded with sensors. He has extensive experience in designing and manufacturing semiconductors with companies like Globalfoundries, Dongbu, ON Semi, Spike Technologies (acquired by Qualcomm). He believes ‚ÄúCollaboration is key‚ÄĚ to disruption and innovation and is very passionate about building communities and bringing together like-minded individuals. He is an amateur musician who has been performing Indian music worldwide, a swimmer that likes to swim in the Bay and a volunteer for STEM programs, eNable Foundation and a community manager for 3D Heals. He lives in Sunnyvale with his wife, two kids and parents.

Aida Kafai

Community Manager, London More info ...
Aida is a graduate medical student at Imperial College London. She completed her classical lyceum in Italy before moving to London to her higher education. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2016 and she has worked as a graduate scientist on various projects including carcinogenesis in brain tumours and brain mapping during awake brain surgery. She strongly believes in the role of physician-scientist that works on both the bench and bed-side and she hopes to collaborate with the 3D Heals team to bring more innovation into the medical practice to improve patient care. She is passionate about Neuroscience and Philosophy and she aspires to become a neurosurgeon.

Lisa Zeng

Community Manager, Shanghai More info ...
P/L responsibility for both emerging market and developed market ‚Äď Leadership in cross function and culture surroundings ‚Äď From 0 to 1, define a business in digital dentistry ‚Äď Dental, Medical L

Kuan-Lin Chen

Community Manager, Taiwan More info ...
Kuan-Lin Chen is an Orthopedic resident experienced in designing surgical instruments that were successfully brought to multi-center trials. His cross-disciplinary capabilities in Computer-Assisted Design, 3D printing, rapid prototyping, and insight into surgical procedures make him the perfect bridge of bringing surgeons‚Äô idea to reality. He is also a graduate from the Translational Medicine Program at UC Berkeley and UCSF. The skill sets he acquired including business, regulatory and intellectual property strategy development provides valuable guidance from concept to market. During leisure time, he loves photography, playing tennis and designing gadgets. He also holds several patents, including one for a popular accessory for medical students  

Ben Salatin

Community Manager, Albuquerque, New Mexico More info ...
Ben is a clinical rehabilitation engineer at the US Dept of Veterans Affairs Spinal Cord Injury Center in Albuquerque, NM.  He started his VA career in Virginia helping to build an Assistive Technology Program and while there pioneered the use of 3D printing as a way to collaboratively create custom end use assistive technology with Veterans and their therapists.  Seeing that there was minimal understanding of 3D printing‚Äôs potential among staff, Ben has become a leading advocate within the VA nationally for the innovative application of 3D printing across healthcare disciplines collaborating with staff from prosthetics, rehabilitation therapy, radiology, surgery and biomedical engineering.

Annabelle Drault

Community Manager, Paris More info ...
Annabelle Drault has a scientific background specialized in Biology and medical sciences. After engineering school, where she had two majors biomechanics/biomaterials and Imaging/computer science, Annabelle headed to Belgium for her final internship in software development in a company providing patient-specific surgical guides for bone tumor resection. Annabelle then decided to come back to her home country to be part of the Biomodex adventure where she started as ENT project leader developing a cochlear implantation simulator, she is now the global product manager for their Endovascular intracranial aneurysm solution traveling the world to meet users and clients. Annabelle is pretty much interested in everything in life and is always thrilled to discover what are people‚Äôs experience. She is passionate about film photography and Haute couture work (fabric, embroidery, leather, flowers, feather),  doing things with her hands and also went to fashion school when she was in Belgium.

Mahendran Reddy

Community Manager, Singapore More info ...
Mahendran Reddy is a highly driven professional with 20 years of international professional experience in the creative industries in both the private and public sectors. As a trained architect and a media personality, he has held key strategic appointments in driving innovation and initiatives in the civil service, notably the establishment of the National Design Centre in Singapore. At UCT, he has driven the adoption of Additive Manufacturing in its fledgling form in South East Asia mainly in the consumer segment of the business. At NAMIC, he is actively involved in the adoption of Additive Manufacturing in the Industries by initiating collaborative research projects with Industry and Institutes of Higher Learning. He brings with him an in-depth knowledge in management, government processes and procurement, design thinking skills and excellent interpersonal and professional competencies.  

Collrane Frivold

Community Manager, Seattle More info ...
Collrane Frivold is a Program Associate at PATH, an international nonprofit and leader in global health innovation, in the Devices and Tools Program‚Äôs Delivery and Packaging Technologies Portfolio. In that capacity, she contributes to the development of tools and methods that improve the safety, acceptability, and effectiveness of the vaccine and drug delivery. Collrane is committed to researching innovations that save lives and improve health in underserved and remote areas, especially through increasing equitable access to vaccines and essential medicines. She is very excited about several 3D printing applications that could improve health including rapid prototyping, printing medical devices like prosthetics, and printing solid dose forms for pharmaceuticals. Collrane holds an MSPH degree in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a bachelor‚Äôs degree in Biochemistry from Occidental College.  

Jan Witowski

Community Manager, Kraków, Poland More info ...
Jan is an MD/ Ph.D. student at Jagiellonian University Medical College in Kraków, Poland where he leads digital health research team. His largest in the country group developed cost-effective 3D printing method of printing liver models for preoperative planning and is working with surgeons and interventional cardiologists on a daily basis. His interests also include augmented reality and use of artificial intelligence in medical imaging.

Dr. Ahmad ALALI

Community Manager, Kuwait More info ...
Dr. ALALI currently works in the plastic surgery department, Babtain center of plastic and reconstructive surgery, Kuwait Completed MSc in plastic and reconstructive surgery in University College London on 3D printing application in plastic surgery, Dr. ALALI published a couple of papers on this subject and attended several conferences to promote 3D printing in healthcare. Furthermore, Dr. ALALI is a board member in the international society of digital medicine and editorial board member in the journal of digital medicine.

Tyler Scherr

Community Manager, Nebraska More info ...
Tyler Scherr is a licensing associate at UNeMed, working with university inventors to protect and market their intellectual property. A science enthusiast and occasional inventor, he always enjoys hearing new ideas and is passionate about connecting people to resources. A native of Aberdeen, S.D., he holds a bachelor’s degree in biosystems engineering from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and a doctoral degree in biomedical research from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. His interests in 3D printing generally include all medical applications, from medical device prototyping to bioprinting. He also enjoys utilizing 3D printing for STEM education and outreach. Tyler is a member of the Omaha-based medical 3D Printing consortium, NE-3D Health, the Omaha STEM Ecosystem, and a contributor to the Innovation Overground podcast. In his free time, Tyler enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Joelle, 6-year-old son, Jaxton, and golden retriever, Evie.

Asher Breverman

Community Manager, Dallas More info ...
Mr. Asher Breverman is passionately curious about technologies and industries like additive manufacturing, medical devices, cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain and many others. He is an eternal student, an avid reader, and always looking for new challenges. Asher is currently working at Osseus Fusion Systems, a fast-growing medical device company in Dallas, Texas. As the Additive Manufacturing Engineer, he is responsible for all product engineer and project manager responsibilities for all 3D-printed products. Since joining Osseus, Asher has received his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute and is currently completing an online Additive Manufacturing program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Over the past 5 years, Asher has been honored to work in a variety of 3D-printing and product development roles at Boeing, Johns Hopkins University, K2M, and Globus Medical. In 2016, Asher graduated from Drexel University with a Master's and Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping technologies. Mr. Breverman’s skill sets and capabilities include product design, generative design, product development, additive manufacturing, 3D-printing, prototyping, medical devices, spine and orthopedic implants, operating rooms, project management, and product management.

Past 3DHEALS Community Managers

Arnaud Toutain

Community Manager, Paris More info ...
Arnaud lives in Paris where he studied structural mechanics and biomechanics at the Ecole Normale Supérieure. He worked as the vascular project leader at BIOMODEX, a startup which designs and fabricates 3D printed surgical simulators, for medical training and pre-operative planning. He currently works as a Digital Consultant at Deloitte Digital France and is responsible for its 3D printing offering definition. His interests include data science, AI, 3D printing and more broadly breakthrough technologies.

Mohamed Elawad

Community Manager, Dubai More info ...
Mohamed Elawad is the founder of Medativ, a Dubai based research and consulting firm focused on the medical applications of 3D printing. As an entrepreneur and technologist, his passion is leveraging emerging technology to advance healthcare, and making healthcare more accessible and affordable. These interests led him to becoming one of the strongest proponents and enablers of 3D printing in medicine in the Middle East.