Dr. Christopher Scorzelli
Physician, Inventor, Leader
Marshall Memorial Fellow '14
Medical Devices Center Fellow '09-'10
Keynote Speaker followed by panel discussion, featuring three ground-breaking innovations from Twin-Cities based companies.
Dr. Scorzelli is currently serving as a Regional Scientific Specialist for Origin, Inc. a clinical stage Medtech company that incorporates its proprietary technology to deliver Nitric Oxide from a high energy plasma stream to expedite wound healing and save lives. Previously, Dr. Scorzelli served as Director of Clinical Education for AUM Cardiovascular, a non-invasive cardiac device that recently received FDA approval. Dr. Scorzelli has also served as Chief Medical Officer and Medical Innovation Director at Kablooē Design, helped launch and serve as Interim Executive Director of Magic Arms, a nonprofit organization working to help children with rare neuromuscular diseases.
Dr. Scorzelli’s work has focused on inventing new medical devices and supporting client projects in the Medtech space. Dr. Scorzelli is a physician by training, a self-taught engineer and an artist at heart. He has over 20 years of experience in everything from molecular biology to Home Hospice to fine art. He has had fellowships at the National Institutes of Health, Medical Devices Center (U. of MN), and the German Marshall Fund of the US, as well as numerous research and clinical work experiences spanning start-up genomics, biotech, and Medtech companies.
Dr. Scorzelli was a Marshall Memorial Fellow (2014) and selected as a "40 Under Forty Twin Cities" Top Young Business Leaders by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal (2013). Dr. Scorzelli owned & operated C2: Creative.Craftsmanship, through which he marketed and sold his art work and designed and executed renovations and repairs. Dr. Scorzelli has submitted 20 provisional patents to the U. of MN, co-founded a cardiovascular company (now known as Aria CV), and invents daily. Since then he has, participated in several other start-up ventures, supports young entrepreneurs, as well as the local and international innovation communities. Dr. Scorzelli hopes that his ideas and inventions will someday better the lives of millions.
Ping Yeh - CEO/Co-Founder of StemoniX
Steve Pontius - President/CEO of HRA-IQ and Co-Founder of Minute Clinic
Tom Vanderheyden - President of Diversified Business - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Presented by: Lockton Insurance and Risk Management
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Brookdale Senior Living Solutions
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Twin Cities Orthopedics