Ailon Haileyesus

Development Engineer

I design implants and instruments for treating unique spine cases.


Years in role (or similar):
2.5 years 

College and degree(s): University of Arkansas, B.S.E. Biomedical Engineering, Spanish Minor; Johns Hopkins University, M.S.E. Bioengineering Innovation and Design 

What sparked your interest in STEM?: After visiting my parents' hometowns in Ethiopia in middle school for the first time, I became very passionate about contributing to the healthcare field. I also have always enjoyed math and science classes and learning how tools worked.
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