Allison Post, PhD

Entrepreneurship Panel

Job Title: Research Engineer

Current Employer: Texas Heart Institute


  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, Houston, TX (2018)

  • M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX (2014)

  • B.S. in Bioengineering, Rice University, Houston, TX (2012)


Allison Post, PhD is a Biomedical Engineer at the Texas Heart Institute. Dr. Post is working with both cardiologists and engineers to revolutionize procedures and patient care through medical device innovation. She is also an entrepreneur and early business development advisor to early-stage start-ups, including those that spin out from the Texas Heart Institute. After gaining experience in both medical device design and materials engineering through her Master’s and Doctoral programs, Dr. Post was approached by Houston entrepreneur and cardiologist electrophysiologist Dr. Mehdi Razavi to join his team at the Texas Heart Institute. There, Dr. Post strives to guide medical technology forward and believes deeply in the collaborative nature of innovation within the Houston ecosystem.

Most useful skill sets acquired from/for your field:

  • Medical device design

  • Business opportunity assessment

  • Collaboration management

What I love most about my job:

My job allows me to bridge very different worlds- engineering, medicine, and business. I most enjoy working with the experts in each of these fields, where I not only bring teams together, but I learn from them as well.

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