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Taylor Lunsford, MGA

Business Development Associate II, Regulatory & Quality
Positions & Honors
Contributions to Science
Additional Information
Originally From:
Houston, Texas
Fun Fact:
Taylor used to be a black belt in taekwondo.

Taylor Lunsford, MGA is a Business Development Associate II, Regulatory & Quality at Proxima Clinical Research, a contract research organization that serves the emerging drug and medical device industries. 

He has contributed to a wide range of regulatory and clinical projects, including regulatory strategies, pre-submission meetings, clinical study synopses, and regulatory agency submissions.

Taylor is particularly experienced in working with wearables, machine learning, and innovative cardiovascular devices, but has worked with devices ranging from in vitro diagnostics and implantable devices to robotics and oncological devices. He is also familiar with the regulatory environments for medical devices in Japan, China and the European Union. Taylor is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and has a strong background in medical interpreting and translating medical documents. Before joining Proxima, Taylor served in the Army as an intelligence analyst, instructor, translator and small-unit leader.


University of Houston: History, B.A.

Defense Language Institute: Mandarin Chinese, A.A.

Rice University: Global Affairs, M.A.

Positions & Honors

Proxima Clinical Research , Inc., Houston, Texas
Business Development Associate II, Regulatory & Quality

Regulatory Associate II

Regulatory Affairs Consultant

United States Army Reserves, Houston, Texas
Civil Affairs Non-commissioned Officer

United States Army, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington and Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
Intelligence Non-commissioned Officer

United States Army, Monterey, California
Cryptologic Linguist & Intelligence Analyst

Contributions to Science

Mr. Lunsford has played an important role in the development of the following medical products:

  1. Medical Device- Non-invasive pediatric blood pressure monitor
  2. Medical Device- COVID-19 diagnostic
  3. Medical Device- Implanted pleural catheter
  4. Medical Device- Premature infant diabetes diagnostic
  5. Medical Device- Implanted gastric prosthesis
  6. Medical Device- Wearable health monitor
  7. Medical Device- Implanted neurogenic bladder treatment device
  8. Medical Device- Robotic laboratory assistant
  9. Medical Device- Wearable cardiac monitor
  10. Medical Device- Machine-learning CT scan evaluator
  11. Medical Device- Resorbable aortic stent
  12. Medical Device- Infant breastfeeding measurement device
  13. Medical Device- Intravascular oncological catheter
  14. Medical Device- Biomarker assessment software
  15. Medical Device- Wearable Cardiac Arrhythmia Monitor
  16. Medical Device- Pediatric aortic stent
Additional Information

Taylor Lunsford graduated with honors from the University of Houston, and with highest honors from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, the military’s language academy. He is currently enrolled in the Master of Global Affairs program at Rice University.

Taylor’s military decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal and the Overseas Service Ribbon.