2004 -Certified in Clinical Engineering – Healthcare Technology Commission (HTC)
1999 -Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology, The American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
1989-Certified Clinical Engineer (C.C.E.) – The International Certification Commission (ICC)
1985-Registered Professional Engineer in Biomedical Engineering, (P.E.), State of Texas Registration
1981-2008-International Health Care Safety Professional (C.H.S.P.), Board Executive Level.
Principal, Biomedical Engineering Consultants, L.L.C., Houston, Texas.
Capital Medical University School of Biomedical Engineering , Honorary Director
Chinese Society of Clinical Engineering, Overseas Advisor
Inner Mongolia People’s Hospital, Visiting Professor
Medical Bridges Advisory Council, member (www.medicalbridges.org).
Associate editor, IFMBE/International Journal of Clinical Engineering & Health Technology Assessment (CEHTA).
Chairman, Device Good Manufacturing Practice Advisory Committee, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Health & Human Services, Silver Spring, Maryland.
Judge, Medical Device Design Excellence Award, UBM Canon, www.MDEAwards.com.
Chairman (and past Vice chairman), Health Technology Training Group (HTTG), International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM).
Editorial Board Member, Journal on Health and Technology, Springer, New York, NY, USA.
2009 - 2016
Interim CEO, Canopy Edge, Inc., Houston, Texas.
Asst. Professor (adj.), University of Texas, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas.
Editorial Board advisor, Biomedical Safety & Standards, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Board member and past Chairman, Clinical Engineering Division, International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE).
Senior Biomedical Research Service Credentials Reviewer, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland.
Adj. Professor, Biomedical Engineering Program, Health Sciences Division, Technologico De Monterrey School of Biotechnology and Health, Mexico.
Advisor, World Health Organization (WHO/PAHO) – Healthcare Infrastructure and Technology, Washington, DC.
Consultant, General Hospital and Personal Use Devices Panel, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Health & Human Services, Rockville, Maryland.
Assistant Professor (Adj.), Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
Director, Biomedical Engineering Department, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas.
Advisor, Biomedical Engineering Consultant, Houston, Texas.
Member, Advisory Board Mobile Aspects Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Judge, Medical Design Excellence Awards, Canon Communications, www.MDEAwards.com.
Advisor, ORBIS’ International Program Advisory Council (IPAC).
President, Center for Telemedicine Law (CTL), Washington, D.C.
Director, Biomedical Engineering Department, Texas Children's Hospital, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas.
Director, Center for TeleHealth, Texas Children’s International, Houston, Texas.
Consultant, Department of Health & Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Neurological Devices, Washington, D.C.
Advisor, NASA Technology Applications Team, Biomedical Advisory Group, Houston, Texas.
Associate Professor (Adj.), University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas.
Advisor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Devices Advisory Panel, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Rockville, Maryland.
Lecturer, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Houston, Texas.
Director, Biomedical Instrumentation Department, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital/Texas Children's Hospital/Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West. Virginia.
Director, Biomedical Engineering Section, West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia.
Research Instructor, Department of Anesthesia, West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia.
Design Engineer, Rockwell International, Collins Radio Division,
Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Research Assistant (Part Time), W.V.U. Department of Physiology and Biophysics (American Heart Association Grant).
Fulfilled the M.Sc. Degree requirements – Animal Research Investigation of New Pacemaker Electrode Design with Dr. T. J. Tarnay, M.D. Division of Thoracic Surgery - W.V.U. School of Medicine.
Instructor, Electrical Engineering Department, W. Virginia University College of Engineering.
Orderly, Operating Room, West Virginia University (W.V.U.), Medical Center, Morgantown, West Virginia.
Senior Electrical Technician, Advanced Systems, Design, Testing and Simulation, "Armament Authority Development," Israel.
2017-Inducted into the Academy of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, WVU, Morgantown, W.Va.
2016-Honorary Member of the Italian Clinical Engineers Association, For contribution to the development of the profession worldwide and example for professional experience,
2014 -Distinguished Professional Achievement and Service, The Academy of Distinguished Alumni, Lane Dept. of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, WVU, Morgantown, W.Va.
2013 -present Academic Biomedical Engineering program evaluator, ABET, Washington, D.C.
2013 -Distinguish Leadership Award for exceptional contribution to the clinical engineering profession in China.
1993 -present IEEE/EMBS Distinguished Lecturers.
2011 -American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) – Life Time Achievement Award
2011 -University of Pavia hospital – Clinical Engineering graduate program – program advisor
2011 -2016-Designated Ambassador – IEEE Public visibility program
2009 -2011-Designated Technical expert – IEEE Public visibility program
2008 -American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE)/Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) - Robert L. Morris International Humanitarian Award – Recipient.
2008 -Health Data Management, the Nursing Information Technology Innovation Award, Honorable Mention
2007 -ECRI Institute Health Technology Management Award
2007 -Medical systems integration Award, HIMSS Industry affiliated
2006 -Texas Children’s Hospital, Patient Safety Award from CEO/Mark Wallace
2006 -ECRI Institute Achievement Award – Customer Service program.
2004 -The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Senior Member.
2003 -Tec De Monterrey, School of Medicine, Mexico – Visiting Professor.
2002 -Chinese PLA Postgraduate Medical School - Visiting Professor.
2001 -Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Commissioner’s Special Citation – Recognition Recipient.
2000 -American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology - Diplomat.
1999 -American College of Forensic Examiners Institute – Awarded Fellow status.
1999 -American College of Clinical Engineering - Awarded Fellow status.
1992 -The American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) - Inducted Founding Fellow.
1975 -Kirkland Scholarship - Recipient.
1974 -Eta Kappa Nu Association - National Honorary Association of Electrical Engineering.
1973 -West Virginia University, Engineering Dean's Honor List.
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