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Meghan Thorne, PhD, is a Program Manager and Medical Biophysicist with a focus on medical devices, human centered design, innovation, and developing complex electromechanical systems. She has 16 years of medical device experience that includes surgical robotics, haptic devices, surgical instrumentation, surgical simulation, and medical imaging. She is a future-focused specialist who brings a positive outlook and enthusiasm to her work. Meghan Thorne currently works for Medrobotics as a R&D Project Manager where she manages the development of a state-of-the-art robotic system. Medrobotics develops formable, steerable robotic surgical technologies that can access and visualize hard-to-reach and confined spaces to treat more patients minimally invasively and cost-effectively. Prior to working at Medrobotics, she was a Technical & Program Manager at Titan Medical Inc in Toronto, Canada where she worked on the development of two surgical robotic platforms. She also worked locally, in Minneapolis, as a Sr. Innovation Fellow at the University of Minnesota, Medical Devices Center; a Program Manager at Devicix, a contract engineering firm; and a Sr. Program Manager/Systems Engineer at Kablooe Design, a design and engineering consultancy. Meghan Thorne holds a PhD in Medical Biophysics in Medical Imaging from the University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine, Robarts Research Institute, London, Canada and a Bachelor of Medical Science (BMSc) in Honors Biophysics from the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.