Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) – the leading trade association representing manufacturers of medical imaging equipment, radiopharmaceuticals, contrast media, and focused ultrasound therapeutic devices – today announced that Paola Wisner, M.S., Vice President of Global Research and Development for Hologic’s Breast and Skeletal Health Solutions Division, will join the MITA Board of
Wisner, who has more than 20 years of professional experience in medical technology research and development, has led transformational company-wide initiatives to build a strong innovative culture, deliver sustainable growth, and to improve speed-to-market through organization, continuous improvement, and quality. Prior to Hologic, Wisner worked at Hollister Incorporated, Medtronic’s Spinal and Biologics Business Unit, at the Dobelle Institute for Artificial Vision, and at Columbia University’s Biomechanics Laboratory.
“I am honored to represent Hologic and serve on the MITA Board of Directors,” Wisner said. “I look forward to collaborating with MITA staff, Committees and Board members to collectively advocate for the medical imaging industry and health care providers as we can continue to develop exceptional technologies and products that enable healthier lives for patients around the world.”
In addition to her professional experience, Wisner is passionate about education serving on the Board of Managers for Columbia Engineering Alumni Association and Chicago’s Metro Advancement Council at Midtown Educational Foundation. Through her public and private sector experience, she seeks to broaden access to high quality education by supporting innovation, reducing barriers to entry, and building strong communities.
“Paola’s leadership, experience building partnerships that have delivered results across a portfolio of medical technology research initiatives, and educational track record make her an ideal fit for MITA’s Board of Directors,” said Patrick Hope, MITA’s executive director. “On behalf of MITA and all its members, we welcome her to the Board of Directors and extend our appreciation for her commitment to the value medical imaging delivers patients and providers.”