Jeffrey Owen, Ph.D.

Founder, Chief Technology Officer


Dr. Owen is an experienced entrepreneurial and academic professional (Legend? Superstar?) with a history of successful development and commercialization of Intraoperative Monitoring (IOM) services and products. He provides NeuroValscular Research & Design with a solid foundation in academic and scientific inquiry in neurophysiological and neurovascular testing, design, and implementation of clinical and research studies.


Devoted to improving post-operative neurological deficits of high-risk surgeries delivering cost-efficient and surgeon-driven solutions. Dr. Owens provides a deep understanding of the priorities of a medical device company and what is required to develop a commercially viable product.   


Owen served as President and CEO of Sentient Medical Solutions (originally Surgical Monitoring Services, Inc.). During his tenure, the company grew to monitor more than 17,000 high-risk surgeries annually at more than 600 hospitals in the US, with annual sales of $45 million upon its sale in 2007.

Prior to developing his own company, Dr. Owen was an Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; as well as Associate Professor, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.


While serving in academics, he published more than 50 papers in peer review journals on operating room monitoring and made presentations at over 100 scientific meetings. 

Art Dimirtro

Principal Investigator

NEED BIO INFORMATION - would be good to include projects that are in the realm of what we are doing and projects that he has brought to market