Professional Profiles

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Dr. Yanulis, D. Eng

Dr. Yanulis, D. Eng. is the CEO and Principal Engineer for GY Medical Device Consulting LLC. He is an experienced Medical Device Research & Development Engineer with over twenty years of experience with all types of cardiac implantable systems to include vascular stents, cardiac pacing devices, ventricular assist devices, cardiac echocardiography and electrophysiology devices, physiological monitoring equipment; surgical devices; neurological therapy devices; and medical imaging systems.

Dr. Yanulis, D. Eng. brings a solid understanding of all aspects of field research, pre-clinical trial implementation, product development, and FDA protocols while offering unique and valuable insights into product development from a variety of key perspectives. Some of his previous research work conducted at the Cleveland Clinic involved conscious testing of animal subjects for research studies related to the use and effectiveness of a novel cardiac pacing device. In this previous role in the Departments of Cardiovascular Medicine and Biomedical Engineering at the Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute, he provided preoperative and postoperative monitoring and care of test subjects. He has also monitored and collected data during the surgical implantation of pacing devices, and is working to determine the efficacy of a new stimulation paradigm as sustained therapy for chronic heart failure with or without atrial fibrillation. 

Dr. George Yanulis, D. Eng.
Medical Device R&D Engineer

Dr. Yanulis, D. Eng. is affiliated with the following professional organizations:

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Heart Rhythm Society
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Society (Honorary)

James Furmato, D.P.M., Ph.D.

Dr. James Furmato holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University and a Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Temple University.

He has used the skills and experience that he has acquired with this educational background to provide service to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, and as a professional researcher and professor at several top-tier universities.

As a decorated and well-published researcher with extensive applied experience, Dr. Furmato provides valuable insight into the services provided by GY Medical Device Consulting.

Zoe Braiterman

Zoe Braiterman is an information technology consultant, with combined expertise in cybersecurity, data science and software architecture.

Ms. Braiterman brings combined technology, research methodologies and business knowledge to GY Medical Device Consulting, LLC.

Ms. Braiterman is affiliated with the following professional organizations:

Open Web Application Security Project
Technology Transfer Days
Extended Reality Safety Initiative (XRSI)

Zoe Braiterman
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