Sister M. Pieta

Innovation Engineer




Medical School & Residencies


Sister M. Pieta Keller, F.S.G.M., is an Innovation Engineer for Jump. Sister entered the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George in Alton, Illinois in 2013. Joining our team in 2018, she is working in the segmentation and virtual reality space for clinical and education use, simulation trainer design and STEAM education in the community and hospital.   
Before entering the convent she obtained a Biomedical Engineering degree from Purdue University. During her years of study, she was a design engineering co-op for a minimally invasive surgical company. Some of her projects at Purdue included team development of designs for a CPAP, reusable EKG pads to be used in developing countries and a prototype for a left ventricular assist device. After graduation, she began working at OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony’s Heath Center, in Alton, as a biomedical engineering technician and continued working in the hospital at different capacities and times during initial formation in the convent.