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DiMonda, Richard

Richard DiMonda

Life Science Commercialization Advisor

Masters of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University and Temple Medical School
Masters of Business Administration, Keller Graduate School of Management, Chicago
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Villanova University

Richard DiMonda serves as Life Science Commercialization Advisor for the TI:GER Program. In this role, Richard teaches both general and specialized TI:GER classes for the Life Science teams on clinical, regulatory, and reimbursement issues to help students meet the challenges of the complex healthcare ecosystem. He also mentors all first and second year Life Science teams.

Trained in electrical and biomedical engineering, as well as business, Richard brings many years of medical device commercialization experience, from a variety of public and private medical companies to new medical device and Health IT ventures. He has worked in executive management as well as hands-on environments with regulation (FDA PMA and 510k clearance), clinical research, product management, and marketing. Richard has managed five PMA clinical trials and registries encompassing over 3,000 patients and 60 U.S. and European sites, and worked in over 18 different fields of medicine. He specializes in entrepreneurial startups.

Richard applies his knowledge to help companies refine their value proposition, product, and clinical focus so that they align with new healthcare policy initiatives for proof of cost benefit and clinical utility, positioning companies to secure third party reimbursement. He is currently working with a number of Georgia Research Alliance startups with an emphasis on helping medical startups reach commercially oriented milestones to open investment opportunities from a variety of governmental, foundation, and private equity sources.