Emily C Whipple, PhD, MBA, joined the Foundation as Director of Strategic Initiatives in 2018. She has over thirteen years of operations, project management, and customer relationship experience in an entrepreneurial environment from early stage venture funding through acquisition. Prior to joining the Foundation, Emily served as the Vice President of Business Development and Operations for AMPEL BioSolutions. At the Focused Ultrasound Foundation, she works to help develop and implement projects and programs that support the mission of the Foundation to promote the advancement and adoption of focused ultrasound. She holds a BS degree in Molecular Biology from Cornell University as well as an MS and PhD in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics from the University of Virginia. She also holds an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.