Mr. Poggie has over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry. He has been involved in applied research, clinical study, regulatory approval, and market development work for large and start-up companies, with focus on new biomaterials and implant technologies in orthopaedics. Bob has published numerous peer reviewed papers and presented globally at conferences and medical education courses. He is a member of several professional engineering and medical societies. Bob holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering and MS and PhD degrees in Materials Science & Engineering, all from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Since 2010, Bob has provided regulatory, clinical planning, and professional relationship services to Halifax Biomedical and for our customers. Bob’s current focus is developing, drafting, and communicating RSA clinical research proposals for Halifax Biomedical clients. Working directly with the surgeon investigators and company contacts, Bob facilitates communications towards collaborative research contracts.