Paul J Fearis

Fearis

Lecturing Fellow, Senior in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Paul Fearis joined Duke after 28 years in the medical device design consulting industry with PDD, Sagentia and latterly his own consultancy Clinvue.

Originally trained in Industrial Design Engineering at the Royal College of Art and in Mechanical Design at Cranfield Institute of Technology in the United Kingdom, Paul helped to define and bring to market a broad range of medical devices for both multinational corporations and startups in the United States and around the world.

Paul specializes in human-centric product design with particular emphasis on front-end innovation and product specification processes, including ethnographic observational research and the identification of unmet, underserved and unarticulated clinical/stakeholder needs.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Lecturing Fellow, Senior in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Contact Information

  • Email Address: paul.fearis@duke.edu

Education

  • M.A. Royal College of Art (UK), 1990