Interested in the business side of new medical innovations and devices before they reach the market? Hear from Roze Alzabey how the Coulter Fellowship Program is the perfect opportunity to gain experience in the field of biomedical technology commercialization.
Why did you choose Drexel?
I chose Drexel for its highly accredited Biomedical Engineering program and its opportunistic Coop program. It is both a pioneer in my direct field as well as a great institution that provides unprecedented opportunities and experiences.
What attracted you to apply to the Coulter Fellow Program?
I found out about this great program through a graduate seminar and was instantly drawn towards the opportunity. I have always wanted to learn more about the market side of biomedical design and to see firsthand how a product transitions from the lab into the market.
What have you learned so far by being a Coulter Fellow?
I have learned a great deal about analyzing the market for potential products, and researching the different facets that a product could be applied in.
How do you feel this role will impact your future?
This fellowship has opened up new doors that I did not know existed by introducing me into the field of market research. I will come out of this role with a comprehensive understanding of gathering the tools to build a marketing portfolio and applying it within the process of product development.
Fun fact: Becoming an astronaut has always been my dream job.