Tressa has shared her expertise as a knowledgeable and experienced Human Factors Engineer, User Interaction Designer and User Researcher for 17 years. Currently she works as the Manager of User Experience and Human Factors Engineering at BD where she focuses her skills on team management and growth, the design of Infusion pumps and medical applications. Previously she was the Senior Manager of Human Factors Engineering at Illumina where she had the opportunity to work on DNA sequencing instrumentation and software design. Both of these positions have resulted in the development of a strong understanding of FDA Guidance on Human Factors Engineering as well as the IEC-62366 Standard for Usability Engineering within the medical device arena.
Tressa was educated at Utah State University and California State University Northridge, where she obtained a master’s degree in human factors and applied experimental psychology.
Matthew Doyle is a Biomedical Engineer with seven years of experience aiding medical device software and hardware development, design control, and design transfer. He has a strong experience base in systems engineering through his past two employers authoring verification protocols for hemodialysis products and proton therapy machines. He is also a licensed P.E. in Chemical Engineering and a Patent Agent. He strives to use his experience to drive innovation and have thus far filed one patent himself electronically using EFS-Web for a local client.
Ed Israelski, Ph.D., has been Director of Human Factors at AbbVie since 2001. He leads a cross-division team and manages an R&D group to imbed best practice human factors engineering HFE design methods into all of AbbVie’s products to ensure safety and usability. He is responsible for corporate HFE policies and guidances and internal HF education. He is past co-chair of the Human Factors Committee for the AAMI Standards organization and convener of the medical device Usability Engineering groups for the international standards organizations ISO and IEC. He is a board Certified Human Factors Professional and a Fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.