Brett E. Bouma PhD

Technology Inventor, MGH

Brett Bouma is a co-inventor of NinePoint Medical’s optical imaging technology. He is a professor of dermatology and health sciences and technology at Harvard Medical School and an associate physicist at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Brett’s research on optical technology has contributed to the development of imaging modalities such as optical coherence tomography, spectrally encoded confocal microscopy, and spectrally encoded endoscopy. A prolific author and coauthor of professional papers, scientific abstracts, and book chapters, he is a fellow of the Optical Society of America. He received a BS degree in physics from Hope College, an MS degree in physics from Michigan State University, and a PhD degree in physics from the University of Illinois, Chicago.