Laura Gilmour, Global Medical Business Development Manager of EOS, oversees the medical device business at EOS. She joined EOS in 2016 after working with the company as a customer during her 15 years as a biomedical R&D engineer.
Previously, Laura was a research engineer at Smith and Nephew Orthopedics where she and a team of engineers developed an advanced porous structure now used in orthopedic applications around the world. She also worked at Medtronic Spine and Biologics and Abbott Vascular where she was responsible for translating surgical needs into medical device designs. Prior to that, Laura spent two years as a pre-market reviewer for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), reviewing and clearing more than 80 orthopedic devices. During her time at the FDA, Laura was a founding member of the organization’s Additive Manufacturing Working Group.
Laura is a member of the SME Medical Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Working Group and the Society of Women Engineers. She holds a bachelor’s degree in bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Laura has also worked with the Girl Scouts of Central Texas STEM program and is co-leading the efforts at EOS to expand the MakerGirl program, which introduces 7-10 year old girls to 3D printing, to Austin, TX and Ann Arbor, MI.