Barry N. Fulkerson, (CDI Director of Systems Engineering)

Barry N. Fulkerson is the UW Center for Dialysis Innovation Director of Systems Engineering and a Medical Products R&D Executive, offering direct medical device innovation and product development experience developing extracorporeal systems in start-up and established environments. Based on partnerships with clinicians, Barry designed progressive therapies that meet clinical and patient needs in an ever-evolving reimbursement environment. Barry has been a Principal at Purewater Medical since 2015, developing novel water purification technology. Previously, Barry was the VP of Operations and R&D with Fresenius Medical Care North America (2010-2016), the VP of R&D for Xcorporeal (2007-2010) which was acquired by Fresenius Medical Care North America, Director of Electrical and Software Development with NxStage Medical (1999-2006), an R&D Software Development Engineer with Gambro BCT (1995-1999), and a various systems, field support, manufacturing, and quality engineering roles at Gambro’s Renal Products division (1986-1995).

Director of Systems Engineering, Center for Dialysis Innovation, University of Washington

R&D and Operations experience at COBE, GAMBRO, NxStage, Xcorporeal, and Fresenius