Vice President of Research and Development
John J. Mastrototaro, Ph.D. is Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Research, Technology and Business Development at Medtronic Diabetes. Prior to this position, he was Vice President of Global Clinical, Scientific & Health Affairs, where he was responsible for global clinical research, clinical outcomes management, closed-loop and algorithm development initiatives, and health policy programs.
John is an internationally renowned expert in diabetes technology and has authored dozens of publications in peer reviewed journals on original clinical research and consensus reports. He is an invited guest lecturer at both domestic and international professional diabetes meetings. In 2003 John received the Bakken Award from Medtronic Inc. for his scientific & research contributions in the field of diabetes.
Prior to joining Medtronic, John was a technical project manager for Eli Lilly and Company focusing on the development of an electroenzymatic glucose sensor. He received his Masters and Ph.D degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. His Doctoral Dissertation was entitled “Thin-Film Multielectrode Arrays for Voltage Measurements in the Heart.” John holds 43 US patents.
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