Professional of the Year - Biomedical Engineering/Pharmacology
David P. Summers
|Type of Organization:
|Consulting targeting biomedical engineering and pharmacology
|Dr. Summers is a lifelong inventor, biomedical scholar, and entrepreneur, with over 50 international patents. He has invented over 50 highly sophisticated drug delivery and minimally invasive medical devices primarily used to treat cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Summers is an expert in pharmacologic dynamics.
|Geographic Area of Distribution:
|Senior Fellow, American College of Angiology
|M.B.A., Pepperdine University, 1982; Ph.D., Kennedy Western University, 1984
|October 24, 1937, Lufkin, Texas
|Boating, fishing, reading, family activities
|Crystal Kelley, Marcia Newman, and Sherry Summers-Ball; 5 grandchildren
|As a Petroleum Engineer Dr. Summers oversaw and managed the first Trans Panama Pipeline Submarine loading facilities for super-tankers. He was a Project Coordinator on the largest offshore drilling and production facility in the North Sea. He served as a Project Manager for the first supertankers offshore loading facility in the United States, Louisianna Offshore Oil Port off New Orleans, Louisiana.
|In 2001 Dr. Summers was recruited to become a Google Scholar and was also inducted into the Justia Society having been cited or reference over 5000 times. Dr. Summers invented the first Memory-Associated Endless Vascular Stent. He invented and coordinated with the renowned Michael DeBakey, MD, to develop the first artificial heart pump and developed the first multilamellar circulatory liposome.