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ARCS Atlanta Scholar Alum VP Product Development at MiMedx

Posted on Monday, May 30, 2016

Rebeccah Brown was an ARCS Scholar at Georgia Tech during the 2001-2003 academic years. After graduating from Georgia Tech in 2003, Dr. Brown began working for a startup company focused on commercializing a hydrogel technology licensed from Georgia Tech. Eventually the technology was spun-off into a second startup company which later merged into MiMedx Group, Inc., where Dr. Brown is currently Vice President of Product Development and Regulatory Affairs. MiMedx processes, markets, and distributes human amniotic tissue and has achieved profound clinical outcomes in multiple therapeutic areas including ophthalmology, spine, chronic wounds, dental, orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and urology. Dr. Brown's work involves leading teams to produce innovative and impactful products while complying with all applicable national and international regulation.

Dr. Brown has over twenty years of experience leading multidisciplinary teams at companies ranging in size from 12 to 120,000 employees, and has an impressive track record for integrating customer needs with company goals. She holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech where she was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. She also holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Rebeccah Brown, Ph.D.
ARCS Scholar
Georgia Tech