Our Team

Dr. Rob Delorenzo, MD
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

35+ years of experience practicing emergency medicine.  A retired combat medical officer, and board certified in emergency medicine and fellowship trained in EMS/prehospital care and research.  . His focus is on airway medical device research and development and his experience includes several DoD-funded clinical trials and serves as an emergency medicine subject matter expert for the DoD. 

Dr. R. Lyle Hood, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer

Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio.  He has published more than 10 manuscripts and patents on the design, prototyping, characterization, and field analysis for innovative portable oropharyngeal suction devices, endotracheal tubes, and alternatives to the laryngoscope.  

Zach Fallon
Operations Manager

Product Development Engineer focused on product design, development, rapid prototyping, market competition analysis, and business modeling for entrepreneurial commercialization.  5 years of experience in product development.  Sole proprietorship and founder for six small enterprises 

Meet The Team

EmergenceMed, LLC is a startup company and a spin-off from UT Health San Antonio, and UTSA. EmergenceMed has a focus in airway securement and innovation technologies including suction devices. 

Dr. Rob De Lorenzo, MD

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

35+ years of experience practicing emergency medicine.  A retired combat medical officer, and board certified in emergency medicine and fellowship trained in EMS/prehospital care and research. His focus is on airway medical device research and development and his experience includes several DoD-funded clinical trials and serves as an emergency medicine subject matter expert for the DoD. 

Dr. R. Lyle Hood, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer

Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio.  He has published more than 10 manuscripts and patents on the design, prototyping, characterization, and field analysis for innovative portable oropharyngeal suction devices, endotracheal tubes, and alternatives to the laryngoscope.  

Zach Fallon

Operations Manager

Product Development Engineer focused on product design, development, rapid prototyping, market competition analysis, and business modeling for entrepreneurial commercialization.  5 years of experience in product development.  Sole proprietorship and founder for six small enterprises