Meet your future mentors for the medical device industry.
Our close-knit group of faculty and staff bring their combined experiences and connections to ensure you have the support you need to successfully find your first role in the field.
Greg Lisi, CCDS
Program Director, Faculty
Harvard University, U.S. Army
Greg has over 18 years of experience in Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) arena. As a Regional Manager with Boston Scientific, he hired and trained a team of sales and clinical representatives while maintaining his own business. He has mentored and developed both sales and clinical reps as they have begun their own careers.
Prior to industry, Greg served as a Military Intelligence Officer with the U.S. Army. During eight years of active duty, he served in a variety of key leadership, strategic planning and operations roles. He has extensive experience in planning, directing, and supervising sophisticated training in complex and fast-moving environments.
Susan Stamatis, RN, BSN
Clinical Applications Manager, Faculty
Salve Regina University
Susan brings a combined 35 years of cardiac nursing and medical device experience to our faculty. She has practiced as a critical care nurse manager, overseeing a 1,500-patient device clinic, and worked as a clinical specialist, sales rep, and manager for companies including Datascope and Boston Scientific. She is uniquely qualified to show students concrete examples of clinical uses for CRM device therapy in action.
Dan Freney, RN, BSN, CCDS
Cardiac Rhythm Management Instructor, Faculty
Northeastern University, Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing
Dan is a registered nurse and an IBHRE®-certified cardiac device specialist with 34 years of experience in healthcare and the medical device industry. As a former corporate trainer for Boston Scientific, Dan played a key role in fostering the development of simulated implant training for the CRM industry. His experience in the cardiac surgical unit and cardiac catheter lab at Boston Medical Center provides a tremendous resource to our students.
Greg O’Neal, CCDS, CEPS
Manager of Operations (Remote Monitoring Services), Faculty
Georgia Institute of Technology
Greg is an IBHRE Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS) and a Certified Electrophysiology Specialist (CEPS). Greg has several years of experience as a cross-trained EP/TSS with Abbott Laboratories (formerly St. Jude Medical). During this time, he assisted in more than 500 device implants and 150 ablations as well as numerous device clinics. Greg holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, with a minor in leadership studies. As Manager of Operations, Greg oversees the optimization plan for our Remote Monitoring Services clients and trains PrepMD students on remote cardiac monitoring processes.
Kate Peucker, CCDS
Manager of Educational Development, Faculty
Kate is an IBHRE®-certified cardiac device specialist with several years of experience in the CRM industry. As a clinical specialist for Biotronik, Kate covered major medical centers across New England, trained new employees, and managed her team’s daily schedule. She is also a former PrepMD student and Academic Achievement Award winner. Her time at PrepMD combined with her experiences in the field give Kate a unique perspective on how to begin a career in the medical device industry. Kate received her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University.
Director of Marketing & Recruitment
Babson College, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Satya has over 8 years of medical device global product management experience. With an MBA from Babson College and bachelors in biotechnology engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Satya has worked for medical device companies such as Smith & Nephew and Medtronic. With experience in areas including new product development, digital solutions, and global upstream and downstream marketing, along with technology and business analysis experience from IBM, Satya brings a very unique perspective to the PrepMD team.
Melissa has over 15 years of experience in the medical device industry. Since inception, she has made significant contributions to the success of PrepMD and its graduates. Prior to joining PrepMD, Melissa was an administrative executive for Boston Scientific, serving the Northeast Area Vice President. Her work experience includes advertising sales as well as consumer marketing. Her educational studies include Psychology and Exercise Physiology.
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