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Speaker Bio: Sandra Waugh Ruggles, Ph.D.

Sandra Waugh Ruggles is a healthcare innovator and business strategist. Currently focused on consulting for small companies seeking to design and develop novel medical devices, Sandy was formerly in strategic marketing at Acclarent (part of J&J). She holds a PhD from UCSF in Biophysics, and was a Thomas Fogarty Fellow at the Stanford Biodesign program. Her first company, Catalyst Biosciences was formed in part from her thesis at UCSF, and is now a clinical stage, NASDAQ listed company.