Mary Beth Privitera
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Mary Beth Privitera, M. of Design, IDSA, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, adjunct instructor of industrial design, has played a key role in the development and implementation of the Medical Device Innovation and Entrepreneurship program. She has thirteen years experience in medical product development, including voice of customer needs assessment, usability studies, and performance verification. She has specialized skills in ethnographic and design research, usability testing, and human factors evaluation of medical devices. She has worked at Johnson & Johnson, Inc., and as a consultant for major medical device companies, including Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Baxter Healthcare, Alaris Medical Systems, and Texas Instruments. She has been associated with over thirty product releases and is co-inventor of five patents.