About Gail Baura

Gail Dawn Baura received a BSEE from Loyola Marymount University in 1984, and an MSEE and MSBME from Drexel University in 1987. She received a PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Washington in 1993. Between these graduate degrees, Dr. Baura worked as a loop transmission systems engineer at AT&T Bell Laboratories. Since graduation, she has served in a variety of research and development positions at IVAC Corporation, Cardiotronics Systems, Alaris Medical Systems, and VitalWave Corporation (now Tensys Medical). Her most recent industrial position was Vice President of Research and Chief Scientist at CardioDynamics. In 2006, she returned to academia as a Professor at Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, which is a member of the Claremont Colleges.

Dr. Baura is a senior member of IEEE, associate editor of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, and an ABET program evaluator for bioengineering and biomedical engineering. She holds 17 issued and 4 pending U.S. patents. She serves as an invited juror for the Medical Design Excellence Awards, and as an intellectual property expert witness. Her research interests are the application of system theory to patient monitoring and other devices.