Paul Stein

Southwest Regional Directorstein
Director of Research
Onciomed, Inc.

Paul M. Stein earned his B. S. with Distinction in Life Sciences from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, his M. S. in Physiology and Pharmacology from the University of North Dakota, and his Ph. D. in Physiology from Albany Medical College. His research concentrated in the fields of thermoregulatory and respiratory physiology and shock and trauma. Following post-doctoral research at Indiana University, the Medical College of Ohio, and the University of Kansas in cardiovascular physiology, he moved on to an industrial Staff Scientist position at Medtronic, Inc. in Minnesota. His 15 years there, first in pacing research and later as a Study Coordinator and GLP Study Director at their animal research facility, were instrumental to bring many implantable and interventional cardiac rhythm management, heart failure, and sleep apnea devices into clinical studies and market release. Doctor Stein then moved to ev3 Inc., also in Minnesota, where he gained expertise choosing and monitoring contract research facilities around the United States for various cardiac products. He then moved to a Principal Scientist and pre-clinical management position at St. Jude Medical Inc. where, for six years, he was responsible for overseeing the scientific and regulatory aspects of their California pre-clinical facility. As Facility Director, he implemented a continuous improvement program that doubled the study capacity within six months. Doctor Stein is currently the Director of Research position at Onciomed, Inc., an obesity medical device company in California. On a part-time basis, he also teaches anatomy and physiology online at South University. Doctor Stein possesses a Six Sigma Green Belt, has co-authored eight manuscripts and 25 abstracts, and holds eleven patents with three pending for a wide variety of class III medical devices.