Grace Bartoo

Grace Bartoo

CEO, Principal Consultant

Grace is the founder of Decus Biomedical and has led the company for the past 15+ years, helping over 100 medical device companies achieve their goals. She has more than 35 years of experience in the medical device industry, including research, clinical, regulatory and management experience in a wide variety of medical device and in-vitro diagnostic types. Her background and experience have led Grace to develop a particular expertise in device software. Before starting Decus, Grace spent over 15 years working directly in medical device start ups and has helped bring companies from initial funding to full operations. Grace received a Ph.D. in Bioengineering and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington, where she focused on medical image analysis. Grace has served on an FDA advisory committee and the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology board, is a Regulatory Affairs Society Fellow, is certified in regulatory affairs (RAC) and biomedical quality auditing (CBA) and is currently on the external advisory board for the University of Washington Bioengineering Department and the Stanford Biodesign Digital Health Advisory Council.