Lauren Aquino

SB '98

Bio1 Systems
CEO and Co-Founder


Lauren Shluzas is the CEO of Bio1 Systems and serves as Principal Investigator on the Defense Health Agency (DHA) SBIR Award titled: Improved Human Machine Interface Usability for Clinical Healthcare Providers to Enter Data into Electronic Health Records. Dr. Shluzas has over 15 years of experience in the healthcare field. She concurrently serves as a Lecturer and Senior Research Engineer at Stanford University, where she directs the Healthcare Design Research Program within the Stanford Center for Design Research. Her research focus areas include medical device design, health informatics, and heath systems engineering. Dr. Shluzas completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Informatics supported by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. She holds an MS/PhD from Stanford University in Mechanical Engineering, with a doctoral minor in Management Science. She holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Shluzas served as Senior Engineer at Omnisonics Medical Technologies, where her team developed ultrasonic treatments for vascular occlusion. Prior to that she was a Product Development Engineer at Johnson & Johnson’s Depuy Spine, developing implants and instruments for minimally invasive spinal fusion surgery.


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