Katherine Stephenson

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"When you design a medical device, the 'how' is as critical as the 'what.' Design controls ensure a design process is efficient, thorough, and easily communicated to your team and the different authorities tasked with ensuring the safety and efficacy of your final product."

Kate J. Stephenson, Founder | Principal, Dyad Engineering

KATE J. STEPHENSON, Ph.D. is the founder and principal of Dyad Engineering, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in design and engineering strategy for new life science ventures. A resident of the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem for 20-plus years, she has worked on over 60 different early-stage products in medical devices, diagnostics, and drug delivery. She earned her doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and has deep expertise in the design and manufacturing of hardware. A peer reviewer for both the National Institute of Health and the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research grants, she is also an evaluator for Federal Innovation initiatives, and a subject matter expert for investment due diligence.

Associated Program(s)
Medical Device Quality and Design Regulatory Affairs

Katherine Stephenson's courses currently open for enrollment

Design Control for Medical Devices

Start Date End Date Quarter Units Location Cost
07-11-2024 08-29-2024 2.0 REMOTE $795.00 Enroll
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09-07-2024 10-26-2024 2.0 REMOTE $795.00 Enroll