Bruce Gingles



Bruce was hired by Cook Incorporated in 1979 as the company’s first sales representative for its newly formed Critical Care division.  In 1991, he moved from California to Cook’s Bloomington, Indiana, headquarters as Director, Sales and Product Development and in 1999 was named Vice-President, Cook Critical Care and Global Strategic Business Unit (SBU) Leader.  In 2011, he moved into a newly-created position, Vice-President, Global Technology Assessment and Healthcare Policy.

Bruce serves on the CTSI external advisory committees for Indiana University, UCSF, University of Chicago and the external advisory committee for the Case Western Reserve University Coulter program and University of Louisville REACH ExCITE award.  He has been invited to speak about medical device invention and commercialization at more than 35 CME/CLE forums in Europe, Asia, Australia and North America.  He is co-editor of Medical Innovation: Concept to Commercialization, ISBN 9780128149263, Academic Press, 2018.   He has six issued US patents.   1977 Indiana University BA graduate, biology, no honors, awards or distinctions (Bruce obviously has a sense of humor!).  Married, no children, one dog.