Angelo G. Scopelianos, Ph.D.
From September 2012 until joining the Company as Vice President of Research and Development, Dr. Scopelianos was an independent consultant specializing in Medical Devices. He began consulting after his retirement from a 24-year tenure at Johnson & Johnson (J&J). Dr. Scopelianos began at J&J in 1988 as Section Manger of R&D and held the escalating positions of Manager of R&D, Director of R&D, Vice President of R&D and finally from October 2010 to September 2012 Senior Vice President of R&D. He joined Johnson & Johnson after research leadership positions at EI Dupont de Nemours in Wilmington, Delaware and Pennwalt Corporation. Dr. Scopelianos received his doctorate degree in Organic Chemistry from the Pennsylvania State University, following completion of a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York – Oneonta. He holds over 35 U.S. patents and numerous international patents and his awards include the Outstanding Science Alumni Award by Penn State University; the Scientific Leadership Award in Biomaterials Science awarded by a consortium of NJ research universities: Rutgers University, Princeton University & NJ Institute of Technology; the Johnson & Johnson Philip B. Hofmann Award for technical achievements in scientific research; and Honorary Doctor of Science Degree bestowed by the State University of New York.