Jeffrey Thatcher, Ph.D.
Jeffrey Thatcher, PhD serves as the Chief Scientist at Spectral MD. He currently oversees technology and applications research for medical imaging systems. He is a former Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) undergraduate research fellow, has served as PI on three National Science Foundation (NSF) grants, and is currently the PI of an Health and Human Services Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (HHS/BARDA) government contract to develop an imaging device to assist with burn care. In 2015, Dr. Thatcher presented a summary of Spectral MD's preclinical burn wound imaging studies at the American Burn Association meeting, where he won the Burke-Yannas Award for the best biomedical engineering paper presented at the conference.
Dr. Thatcher received a B.S. in molecular biology from Texas Tech University and Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.