The Smart Diaphragm team is a transdisciplinary collaborative group of engineers in the Roy Lab at the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences focusing on low-cost, rapid prototyping for medical research devices and OB/GYN clinicians part of the Preterm Birth Initiative.

  • Larry Rand, MD, Principal Investigator
  • Shuvo Roy, PhD, Co-Principal Investigator
  • Mozziyar Etemadi, PhD, Co-Principal Investigator
  • Sara Newmann, MD, MPH, Study Clinician
  • Juan Gonzalez, MD, MS, FACOG, Study Clinician
  • Philip Chung, MS, Engineering Director
  • Alex Heller, MS, Mechanical Engineer
  • Kamran Haikal, BA, Project Coordinator
  • Lily Black, BA, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Susana Berrios, BA, Clinical Research Coordinator

Rand with colleague

Larry Rand, MD, with colleague


Our team, 2014

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