Senior Biomedical Engineer
Mayo Clinic (MN, USA)
“There are big questions that we’re all trying to properly answer in the right way. In order to do that, I think we need everyone’s input, and this is a fantastic place to do that.”
Amy Alexander is a Senior Biomedical Engineer in the Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology’s Anatomic Modeling Lab in Rochester (MN, USA). In her role, Alexander converts 2D radiological images into 3D models and patient-specific surgical cutting guides. These life-size, patient-specific models and guides help surgeons from different specialties prepare for complex procedures. Additionally, these 3D prints form a communication bridge for patients regarding their personal surgical plan.
Alexander holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering (WI, USA) and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the Milwaukee School of Engineering Rader School of Business. Alexander has served on the SME Medical 3D Printing Workgroup (MI, USA) for over 3 years, is a member of the Radiological Society of North America’s 3D Printing in Medicine Special Interest Group (IL, USA) and is certified in Additive Manufacturing through SME. Alexander is an active member of Radiological Society of North America, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, and SME.
“The 2019 3DMedLIVE event is an opportunity for specialists in 3D medicine from a variety of backgrounds to discuss the progression of the field. The international meeting leverages the intersection of advanced medical imaging, personalised surgery, modern data analytics, revolutionary digital design and innovative engineering. This particular type of in-person collaboration leads to thoughtful innovation and deliberate advancement.”