Dawn Lissy is a biomedical engineer, entrepreneur, and innovator. Since 1998, the Empirical family of companies (Empirical Testing Corp., Empirical Consulting, LLC, and Empirical Machine, LLC) has operated under Lissy’s direction. Empirical offers the full range of regulatory and quality systems consulting, testing, small batch and prototype manufacturing, and validations services to bring a medical device to market. Empirical is very active within ASTM and has one of the widest scopes of test methods of any accredited independent lab in the United States. Because Lissy was a member of the FDA’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence program, she has first-hand, in-depth knowledge of the regulatory landscape. Lissy holds an inventor patent for the Stackable Cage System for corpectomy and vertebrectomy. Her M.S. in biomedical engineering is from The University of Akron, Ohio.
Education: MS in Biomedical Engineering, Akron University
What I love about my job field: Helping people live better pain free lives.
What I enjoy most about my job at Empirical: Working with people all over the world.
What sets Empirical apart from our competitors: The value we add to the process of bringing safe medical devices to market.