Keith Marmer, D.P.T., M.B.A.
Associate Dean for Research Innovation
Director, Office of Technology Development
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Dr. Keith Marmer serves as the Associate Dean for Research Innovation and Director of the Office of Technology Development at Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Marmer leads efforts for the identification and development of innovative technologies at Penn State Hershey and is focused on the commercialization of Penn State Hershey’s biomedical research platforms. Dr. Marmer brings both academic and entrepreneurial expertise to this role.
Prior to joining Penn State College of Medicine, Dr. Marmer served as Vice President for Technology Transfer and Business Development at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia where he successfully led a number of entrepreneurial efforts, including the management of the intellectual property portfolio, industry relationship management & sponsored programs and the strategic acquisition of a company. As an entrepreneur, Dr. Marmer was founder and CEO of PhysioMetrics, a national healthcare technology and services firm that performs specialized functional evaluations. Under his leadership, PhysioMetrics successfully raised multiple rounds of investment funding, was awarded People’s Choice for Outstanding Company at the New Jersey Technology Council Venture Capital Conference and received three patents. Dr. Marmer has successfully launched a total of four companies. In addition, he has mentored and consulted to a number of other entrepreneurial ventures as well as taught entrepreneurship to both undergraduate and graduate students.