Dr. Adwoa Baah-Dwomoh
Adwoa Baah-Dwomoh holds a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Virginia Tech, a M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Florida, and a Ph.D. In Materials Science and Engineering from Virginia Tech. Her graduate research investigated the biomechanics of soft tissues, particularly pelvic supportive ligaments used for the treatment of pelvic floor disorders in women.
Adwoa currently works for W.L. Gore and Associates, an advanced materials company, as a Research Technologist where she supports technology development of materials and technologies used in products manufactured by Gore’s Medical Products Division. Her primary focus areas include synthesizing and/or developing polymer materials for implantable medical device applications, utilizing materials characterization techniques to develop process-structure-property correlations, applying in vitro and ex vivo techniques to assess interaction of materials with biological systems and influencing material selection decisions for new product development efforts.