WORCESTER, Mass.—Cogmedix, a provider of medical device manufacturing services, recently announced that it has hired Paul Dunleavy as its vice president of engineering. The hiring is part of an effort by Cogmedix to expand and accelerate its medical device design and engineering service offering, the company reported.
“Over the past two years, we have worked hard on our engineering processes to ensure we are fully compliant with design control requirements of the FDA Quality System Regulation and ISO 13485,” said Cogmedix Executive Vice President and General Manager, Matt Giza, in a press release. “This included the development of concise work instructions and processes, as well as nurturing promising engineering opportunities. Paul’s impressive background and experience with medical device equipment engineering will be a tremendous asset as we move forward with this initiative.”
Dunleavy, a graduate of Northeastern University, has a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and a High-Tech Master’s Degree in business administration. He served in the United States Marine Corps, and his career in medical device development spans more than 25 years. His experience includes engineering, quality assurance, regulatory compliance, clinical studies, and team leadership.
Paul is also the founder and co-founder of two medical device companies, and possesses several patents for medical equipment. In his new role as vice president of engineering, Dunleavy will oversee the design and development of new medical equipment at Cogmedix and direct the engineering team.
Cogmedix (www.cogmedix.com) provides turnkey medical device manufacturing services to a broad range of medical and dental OEMs. The company is a subsidiary of Coghlin Companies, Inc., a privately held concept-to-commercialization firm spanning four generations.