Yadin David
  • Over the past30 years, Dr. David has developed, directed and taught healthcare technology management programs focusing on risk mitigation of medical device systems and their networks. Dr. David's expertise includes methodology of life-cycle technology and its impact on patient-care outcomes. In addition, Medical product development and regulatory compliance processes, professional leadership and investigations of medical device adverse events. Dr. David implemented the first pediatric telemedicine-based medical services in Texas, USA.

    Dr. David is the principal at Biomedical Engineering Consultants, LLC, a firm providing expertise to improve life-cycle management of healthcare technology, telemedicine program design, regulatory compliance and forensic engineering services for hospitals, litigation and to manufacturing industry service support worldwide. Previously, Dr. David headed the Biomedical Engineering department and the Center for Telehealth at the largest medical center in the US in Houston, Texas. David holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. and a Doctorate degrees, from West Virginia University. He is licensed professional engineer (P.E.) and certified in clinical engineering (C.C.E.). He holds academic appointment at the University of Texas -School of Public Health and he is also a visiting professor at the Tec de Monterrey school of Medicine in Mexico. Dr. David trains biomedical professionals in various technology management subjects including in resource-poor countries, with recent focus on hospitals disaster preparedness training.

    Dr. David serves as Chairman(member) of the FDA advisory panel and is the recipient of the FDA commissioner’s special citation as well as of the 2008 ACCE/AAMI Humanitarian Engineering award and of the 2011 Life time achievement award, and the 2013 Distinguish Leadership Award for contributions to the Clinical Engineering profession in China. He has served as adviser to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and as president of the Center for Telemedicine and e-Health Law (CTeL) both in Washington, DC.

    He served as the founder and first president of the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) and he is also president emeritus of the nonprofit Healthcare Technology Foundation (www.thehtf.org). Dr. David is a member of technical guidance writing bodies such as Medical Equipment Electrical Safety, Medical Digital Data System, and Electromagnetic Interferences. He has published numerous manuscripts and books including the Getting Started with IEC80001, the Biomedical Engineering Handbook and served as the editor of the Clinical Engineering.