Jay Salazar is an R&D Engineer at the Johnson & Johnson Center for Device Innovation. He has expertise resolving customer concerns in a fast-paced environment and operating as a liaison between medical professionals and CDI to identify unmet clinical needs.
In this role, Jay is primarily responsible for designing and testing innovative solutions to complex problems related to lung cancer, atrial fibrillation, and laparoscopic procedures. As a member of the CDI Engineering Team, he manages pre-clinical lab preparation, wet-lab and benchmark studies, and incoming interns.
Prior to this role, Jay received his bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering at Baylor University, where he served in the biomedical engineering society and worked with the national ambassador of the muscular dystrophy association, Faith Fortenberry, to design a flotation device for children with Type II Spinal Muscular Atrophy.