Marie Johnson, PhD
Dr. Marie Johnson is CEO and President of AUM Cardiovascular, Inc., a Northfield, Minnesota based medical device company developing game-changing wireless diagnostic devices for detecting coronary obstructive blockage. Dr. Johnson has 25 years of experience in product development and manufacturing in both Fortune 500 companies and university environments. Prior to founding AUM Cardiovascular, she created and led the University of Minnesota Medical Device Innovation Fellowship, modeled after the Stanford biodesign program. Dr. Johnson holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering, a MS and PhD in Biomedical Engineering and has completed three post-doctoral fellowships. Dr. Johnson has patents and patents pending in the United States, Europe, China, India and Taiwan in a broad range of disciplines including orthopedic, cardiovascular, ob/gyn, automotive, and food safety. Dr. Johnson holds an adjunct faculty position and holds the medical device emphasis advisor position in Biomedical Engineering department at the University of Minnesota.