Meet the Coulter Team

BIOENGINEERING PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Robert S. Keynton, Ph.D.: Co-PI, Director of Research Initiatives - Office of the Executive Vice President for Research & Innovation, Lutz Endowed Chair of Biomechanical Devices,  Professor Department of Bioengineering, University of Louisville

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Mark Slaughter, MD: Professor and Chair, Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine

UOFL OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER (OTT)

  • T. Allen Morris, PhD, MBA, Director
  • Holly Symonds Clark, PhD, Deputy Director

 

COULTER PROGRAM OFFICE

  • Jessica Sharon, Coulter Program Director (CPD)
  • Rick D'Augustine, Senior Advisor
  • Kim Preher, Coulter Program Coordinator, Sr.

 

OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

VENTURE CAPITAL, ENTREPRENEUR AND INDUSTRY

  • Sean Chambers, PhD, Cook Inc.
  • Dennis Costello, Triathalon Medical Ventures
  • Carter McNabb, River Cities Capital Fund
  • Steven Curtis, PhD.
  • Ruth Voor, Vivorte*
  • David Phelps, CreoSalus*

CLINICAL

  • Henry Kaplan, MD, Evans Professor of Ophthalmology, Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Director, Kentucky Lions Eye Center
  • Craig McClain, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Chief of Research Affairs, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Associate Vice President for Translational Research
  • Donald Miller, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Chief, Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Director, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, James Graham Brown Foundation Chair
  • Mark Slaughter, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  • Brad Sutton, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Dean for Health Strategy and Innovation*
  • Matthew Cave, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine*
  • Donald Demuth, PhD., Professor and Acting Associate Dean for Research, School of Dentistry*

 

OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER (ONE VOTE)

  • T. Allen Morris, PhD, OTT Director
  • Holly Clark, PhD, OTT Deputy Director

 

COULTER PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR

  • Robert Keynton, PhD, Chair, Professor and Lutz Endowed Chair of Biomechanical Devices, Department of Bioengineering

 

COULTER FOUNDATION REPRESENTATIVE

  • Elias Caro, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation

 

*Ad Hoc Members: Additional members may be added to gain their knowledge and expertise in a specialized field, as needed for review of a submitted proposal.