Samantha Gutierrez-Arango, M.Sc
Karien Meier, MD
Samantha is a graduate of the program in Biomedical Engineering at Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara (Mexico). She is interested in the adaptation of latest technologies to build sustainable practical solutions to global health problems, and improving healthcare delivery for some of the world's most vulnerable populations.
Suzanne Van Wijck, MD
Karien is a Dutch medical graduate student, currently doing a research fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She has a Master of Science degree in Economic and Consumer Psychology from the University of Leiden.
Efecem Kutuk, M.A
Suzanne van Wijck has just graduated from Medical School from the University of Leiden. During her internship at MGH Suzanne started working with SurgiBox to gain input from surgeons to refine the design of the device. When she is not in the hospital, she loves to spend her time running in the outdoors. She is consistently in the top ten cross country runners of the Netherlands since 2009.
Yilun Zhang, B.S.
Industrial Design Manager
Efecem Kutuk is leading the industrial design of SurgiBox for large scale production. He is a New York based multidisciplinary design academician and designer specializing in furniture, lighting, commercial products, sustainability, social design, design entrepreneurship, wearable technologies, brand identity and interiors.
Keith Gagnon, B.S.
Yilun is a medical student at Tufts University School of Medicine and a graduate of Union College with a B.S. in neuroscience.
Keith is an MD/PhD Student at Boston University and has served as an engineer and webmaster for SurgiBox.