Joseph Boggs Ph.D
Dr. Boggs has experience developing an R&D pipeline of patented technologies with competitive advantages to deliver safe and effective neuromodulation therapies to fill unmet clinical needs. Prior to joining SPR, he served as Director of Research for NDI Medical, LLC, where he led the research and development of minimally invasive peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) systems to treat neurological disorders. While at NDI, he advanced the development of the intellectual property portfolio and the next generation technology to treat multiple urological indications with NDI’s Medstim system, which was acquired by Medtronic in 2008. Prior to joining NDI, Dr. Boggs conducted research at Duke University and Case Western Reserve University, focused on developing innovative and minimally invasive PNS technology.
Dr. Boggs has over 12 years of experience designing, directing, and executing preclinical and clinical trials of medical devices that deliver therapeutic electrical stimulation. He has over 8 years of experience serving as a principal investigator for federally awarded research grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense. He has several peer-reviewed publications in addition to many patents and patent applications issued and pending.
He has received several awards for his work in neurostimulation. He serves on the Secretary of Veterans Affairs’ Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities Programs, which provides guidance on the research and development of rehabilitation technology, services, and other programs that serve veterans with serious incapacities. Dr. Boggs also serves on NIH study sections, VA grant review panels, DoD peer review panels, and the editorial board for a peer-reviewed journal.
Dr. Boggs received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia and later obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.