Merissa is a diversely experienced Study Director.  As a member of Virscio’s surgical and clinical team Merissa oversees and is procedurally involved in studies from initiation through completion of in-life and finalization of reports, applying expertise in ophthalmic and physical evaluation, tissue dissection and surgical and diagnostic procedures.  Experience spans CNS surgical modeling, VAP placement, laparotomies, laparoscopic procedures, femoral and coronary access, ECG interpretations, slit lamp biomicroscopy and ultrasound image acquisition and analysis and many further clinical and technical capabilities contributing to effective application of the Virscio platform.   Merissa received her BS from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and her MD at the Medical University of the Americas.