Delegate Profile

George Grobe III

Job TitleVice President Surgical and Vision Care R&D

Company NameBausch + Lomb


George Grobe is a 30 year veteran in industrial biomedical engineering. George is currently vice president of research & development for vision care business at Bausch + Lomb. George directs the development of projects for the contact lens and lens care businesses. Prior to Bausch + Lomb, George was vice president of research at DePuy Orthopaedics in Warsaw Indiana (a division of Johnson and Johnson). Prior to DePuy George worked at Bausch + Lomb for 12 years holding several progressive roles within research and development. He graduated from Stonehill College in 1982 with a BS in Chemistry. He received his MA in Chemistry in 1986 from SUNY at Buffalo. In 1989 George completed his PhD in Biophysics under Dr. Robert E Baier from Roswell Park Memorial Institute, division of the University at Buffalo (UB). George has continued his affiliation with UB by serving on the Industrial Advisory Board for the Department of Biomedical Engineering and as a past member of the Deans Advisory Council for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. George is a fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).


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