Former GCMI CEO Named President & CEO of University City Science Center
Pain Care Labs congratulates advisory board member Tiffany Wilson on being named president & CEO of University City Science Center in Philadelphia, a non-profit organization with a strong track record of helping entrepreneurs commercialize promising technology and nurture a STEM workforce to support the innovation economy.
According to Pain Care Labs Founder, CEO and research scientist, Amy Baxter, M.D., “Tiffany Wilson has been instrumental in the success of our business, helping us to establish our strategic direction and navigate the complicated world of medical devices. “From our early Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) funding for our needle pain control device, Buzzy®, to sage advice and invaluable introductions and opportunities along the way, Tiffany has shared our passion for reimagining the way pain is treated and managed. We’re proud to have such an incredible resource on our Advisory Board.”
Wilson brings nearly 20 years of leadership experience, transitioning innovative medical technologies from idea to market. She most recently served as CEO of Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI), an Atlanta-based non-profit dedicated to supporting the development and commercialization of innovative medical products. Wilson’s strong background in medical devices, commitment to fostering innovation and understanding of business strategies propelled her into a leadership role in the Southeast and brought her into the national spotlight.
“Dr. Baxter and her team at Pain Care Labs have disrupted the future of pain management through research-based medical devices not only for needle pain but home pain management, post-op and injury-related pain,” observes Wilson. “It is a privilege to be part of the Pain Care Labs Advisory Board as the company navigates growth and new business models to improve patient lives and healthcare outcomes.”
Pain Care Labs is grateful for the service of Wilson on its advisory board. Wilson’s talents in the medical device ecosystem complement the diverse skill sets of other members of PCL’s collaborative board.
“Working with a practicing physician to successfully launch a disruptive technology in the medical device world has been especially gratifying,” commented Wilson.
ABOUT TIFFANY WILSON
Wilson earned a BBA in International Business from Loyola University and an MBA from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. Wilson joined GCMI from Scientific Intake, where she served as the Vice President of Business Development and Strategy, evaluating marketing and distribution opportunities and driving product development projects for the global obesity market. Prior to Scientific Intake, she was Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Finance at ACell, Inc., a regenerative medicine and tissue engineering company based in Columbia, Maryland. At ACell, she led a broad range of initiatives including corporate finance, investor relations, strategic and operational planning, business development, regulatory, and reimbursement.
Wilson serves as Past President of the Board of the Southeast Medical Device Association (SEMDA), Founding Member of Medtech Women @ SEMDA, Chair of the Advisory Board for GCMI’s preclinical testing facility, and as a member of the Georgia Bio Board of Directors. She led the Sponsorship Committee of the 2013 SEMDA Conference and has served as the Co-Chair of the Medical Device Subcommittee of the Metro Atlanta Chamber Bioscience Leadership Council. In 2015 Wilson received the prestigious Georgia Bio Community Award and in 2017 she was presented with the Industry Growth Award, the highest honor bestowed each year by Georgia Bio.
ABOUT PAIN CARE LABS
Pain Care Labs is the industry leader in noninvasive pain relief solutions. Buzzy® has been used to block pain for over 37 million needle procedures. VibraCool® is an FDA registered 510(k) cleared device to treat myofascial pain caused by trigger points, restricted motion, and muscle tension. Established in 2006 by emergency physician and pain researcher Amy Baxter M.D., the Company is dedicated to effective, reusable, and affordable solutions for pain. The Company’s award-winning solutions are based on patented Oscillice® M-Stim® , a mechanical stimulation/thermal neuromodulation platform. Pain Care Labs was named “Industry Leader for Localized Pain Relief” by Frost & Sullivan, a leading market research firm. For more information, including a list of published studies, please visit PainCareLabs.com.