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Stephen DeMars, Priya Arunachalam, and Misha Fatima

Steve DeMars is an MBA student at Johns Hopkins focused on the intersection of healthcare and business. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado where he partnered with a cross-functional team of engineers and clinicians to develop, prototype, and patent a cell collection device to aid cancer research. After graduation, he spent four years working for Medtronic by assisting surgeons, physicians, and medical professionals on product guidance, recommendations, and troubleshooting for surgical instrumentation. He currently works with an angel investment group by providing due diligence analysis on upcoming technologies. Priya Arunachalam graduated from Hopkins with a BS in Biomedical Engineering, concentrating in Cellular and Tissue Engineering. She is an accomplished clinical investigator who has conducted extensive research to improve patient outcomes. Priya has published her research on neonatal resuscitation, created a device to reduce revision surgeries for patients with hydrocephalus (neurological disorder), and is currently conducting research to improve outcomes for bariatric patients. Misha Fatima Isran is a first-year MBA candidate at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and received the John C. Phelan scholarship to study at the London School of Economics. Prior to starting her MBA, she worked at IRD - a global health and research organization. There she spearheaded initiatives focused on bridging the healthcare delivery gap through the design and implementation of evidence-based health solutions in low literacy communities in Pakistan, South Africa, and Bangladesh.