Welcome to my sandbox for learning web development, sharing poetry, and connecting a network of health innovation, education, and art.

This site is in a state of continuous improvement (aka “always under construction”). Your feedback is welcome.

Health & Happiness for All

Back of the Napkin

…a place to sketch ideas and build sections of the playground in health innovation, education , and art…

IDEALbiomedical is a project to share resources for educators, students, and professionals in biomedical innovation, design, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

oeMiD is a reflection of life shared in poetry.


this life is an adventure, and i strive to cherish every moment of it. through the years, i’ve worked in the nyc motion picture industry, motorcycled most of the continental united states, flown airplanes, almost crashed airplanes, started companies, had companies fail, married and had children, lost that marriage, and got back up with lessons learned from life’s greatest teacher: failure.

today, i’m married to a nurse who is awesome, have two amazing children, and teach biomedical design at nc state university. we enjoy all that raleigh has to offer (great restaurants, breweries, bakeries, music, and art), and when i have some time, reflect this life on paper.

thank you for letting me share this with you.



Graduation Day

Today, students from the UNC and NC State Biomedical Engineering class of 2018 will cross the stage and receive their diplomas after 4 (or 5 or more) years of very hard work. Over the past 12 years, I’ve had the distinct pleasure of welcoming these bright minds into a lab and taking a journey with …

Pragmatic Yoga

Last week I was having dinner with a few old business partners and discussing some of the things we are up to these days.  They included design thinking, nondualism, and yoga. At one point, Tony said, as he typically does: “OK, all this stuff is great.  But how are you applying this to everyday life?” …


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Health & Happiness for All
Andrew J. DiMeo, Sr.