Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Biomedical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Certified Clinical Engineer, Patent, Medical Devices, Product Liability, International Health Care Safety Professionals, Biomedical Devices, FDA Neurological Devices, Laser Device Instructions For Use, Manuals, Labels Warnings, Department of Health Human Services, FDA, Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch, Radiological Equipment, FDA Regulatory Issues, Medical Devices Life Cycle
Expert Witness No.986
1969-1972 "Technion" – Israel Institute of Technology Associate in Science Major: Electrical Engineering
1972-1974 West Virginia University, Morgantown, W. Virginia, B.Sc. Electrical Engineering
1974-1975 West Virginia University – M.Sc. Electrical Engineering – Focus in Biomedical Sciences
1979-1983 School of Graduate Studies at West Virginia University
- – Inter-Disciplinary Doctorate Program
- – Doctorate Education Psychology
CERTIFICATION AND REGISTRATION:
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
2008- Present Principal, Biomedical Engineering Consultants, L.L.C., Houston, Texas.
2016- Present Medical Bridges Advisory Council, member (www.medicalbridges.org).
2015- Present Associate editor, IFMBE/International Journal of Clinical Engineering & Health Technology Assessment (CEHTA).
2014- Present Chairman, Device Good Manufacturing Practice Advisory Committee, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Health & Human Services, Silver Spring, Maryland.
2014- Present Judge, Medical Device Design Excellence Award, UBM Canon, www.MDEAwards.com.
2013-Present Chairman (and past Vice chairman), Health Technology Training Group (HTTG), International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM).
2011- Present Editorial Board Member, Journal on Health and Technology, Springer, New York, NY, USA.
2009 – 2016 Interim CEO, Canopy Edge, Inc., Houston, Texas.
2008-Present Adj. Asst. Professor, University of Texas, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas.
2008- Present Editorial Board advisor, Biomedical Safety & Standards, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
2006-Present Board member and past Chairman, Clinical Engineering Division, International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE).
2002-Present Senior Biomedical Research Service Credentials Reviewer, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland.
2003- 2012 Adj. Professor, Biomedical Engineering Program, Health Sciences Division, Technologico De Monterrey School of Biotechnology and Health, Mexico.
1993- 2008 Advisor, World Health Organization (WHO/PAHO) – Healthcare Infrastructure and Technology, Washington, DC.
1993-Present 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.
1987-2010 Assistant Professor (Adj.), Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
1987-2008 Director, Biomedical Engineering Department, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas.
1976-2008 Advisor, Biomedical Engineering Consultant, Houston, Texas.
2004-2007 Member, Advisory Board Mobile Aspects Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
2004-2006 Judge, Medical Design Excellence Awards, Canon Communications, www.MDEAwards.com.
1998-2005 Advisor, ORBIS’ International Program Advisory Council (IPAC).
1996-2005 President, Center for Telemedicine Law (CTL), Washington, D.C.
1987-2004 Director, Biomedical Engineering Department, Texas Children's Hospital, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas.
1998-2001 Director, Center for TeleHealth, Texas Children’s International, Houston, Texas.
1994 Consultant, Department of Health & Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Neurological Devices, Washington, D.C.
1991-2000 Advisor, NASA Technology Applications Team, Biomedical Advisory Group, Houston, Texas.
1984-1999 Associate Professor (Adj.), University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas.
1998 Advisor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Devices Advisory Panel, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Rockville, Maryland.
1984-1986 Lecturer, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Houston, Texas.
1982-1987 Director, Biomedical Instrumentation Department, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital/Texas Children's Hospital/Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas.
1979-1982 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West. Virginia.
1976-1982 Director, Biomedical Engineering Section, West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia.
1976-1979 Research Instructor, Department of Anesthesia, West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia.
1975-1976 Design Engineer, Rockwell International, Collins Radio Division, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
1974-1975 Research Assistant (Part Time), W.V.U. Department of Physiology and Biophysics (American Heart Association Grant).
1974-1975 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.
1974-1975 Instructor, Electrical Engineering Department, W. Virginia University College of Engineering.
1973-1974 Orderly, Operating Room, West Virginia University (W.V.U.), Medical Center, Morgantown, West Virginia.
1969-1972 Senior Electrical Technician, Advanced Systems, Design, Testing and Simulation, "Armament Authority Development," Israel.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
2017- Inducted into the Academy of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, WVU, Morgantown, W.Va.
2016- For contribution to the development of the profession worldwide and example for professional experience, Honorary Member of the Italian Clinical Engineers Association.
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 – present 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.
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS:
Healthcare Technology Foundation (HTF) www.thehtf.org,
- – President Emeritus – (2008-Present)
- – Founder, President – (2002-2006)
Biomedical Advisory Committee (BAC) – Chairman, (2003-2014)
National Fire Protection Association – (N.F.P.A.) – Technical Committee on:
- – Health Care Facilities (NFPA-99) sections on:
- – Medical Gas Delivery Systems – Chairman (2002- 2008)
- – The Safe Use of Electrical Equipment (2) Medical Gases (1977 – 2010).
- – Laser Safety Committee (NFPA-115) – Chairman – (1998-2008), member (2015-2016).
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation – (A.A.M.I.)
- – Application of Quality Systems to Medical Device Data Systems Working Group (MDDS/QS) – Co- Chairman (2011-Present)
- – Uniformed Terminology and Taxonomy Initiative – Chairman (2008-2012)
- – Electro Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) Committee (1998-Present).
- – Electrical Safety Committee (1995-Present).
- – Education Committee (1985).
National Forensic Center Distinguished Expert (1987-Present).
American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE)
- – Healthcare Technology Foundation – President (2002-2006)
- – Bylaws Review Committee – Chairman (2001)
- – Elected Fellow (1999)
- – Vision 2000 Task Force (1996)
- – Nominations Committee Chairman (1993)
- – Charter member (1990-Present)
- – President (1990)
Biomedical Engineering Advisory Council – Texas A&M University, Charter Member, (1998-2008).
Journal of Medical Engineering and Physics – Elsevier Science – Editorial Review Board (1995-2008).
National Recall Alert Center – Charter Member (1991-2008).
National Society of Professional Engineers (N.S.P.E.) – Member (1985-2006).
Center for Telemedicine Law (CTL) – Charter member, President (1996-2004).
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society – (E.M.B.S.):
- – Annual International Conference – Technical Program Committee (2002-2009).
- – Technical Committee on Clinical Engineering – Chairman (1982-86, 1990-94, 2002-06).
- – Co – Chairman of the Pittsburgh Section (1982 – 1983).
American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) and the United States Army Research and Material Command (USAMRMC), Peer Review Panel on the “Defense Women’s Health (DWH) Research Programs,” Baltimore, Maryland, – Scientific Grant Reviewer (1999).
American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)
- – TeleHealth Committee (1996-2000).
- – Clinical Engineering and Technology Management Committee (1993-1997).
International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE)
- – Clinical Engineering division chairman (2008-2011)
- – Clinical Engineering Division Board member (2008-present)
International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM)
- – Health Technology Task Group (2013- present)
United States – Israel Science and Technology Commission, BiNational Committee (1996-2000).
Association of Field Service Managers International – (A.F.S.M.) (1995-2001).
Texas State Technical Institute – Biomedical Technology Program Adviser (1994).
American Heart Association-Texas Affiliate-Research Allocations and Advisory Committee-Grant Application Reviewer (1993-1996).
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE):
- – Technology policy Committee, I.E.E.E./TAB, Washington, DC (1993-1995).
- – Technical Committee – NFPA 99 – Health Care Facilities.
- – Standards Coordinating Committee Panel #18.
- – Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology, Evaluator (ABET) (1988-1995).
Electrical/electronics, Biomedical and Instrumentation Engineering Technology
- – Delegate – Health Care Engineering Policy Committee (HCEPC) (1986-1995).
- – Chairman (1993-1995).
- – National Fire Protection Association – Delegate (1977-1995).
American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) – Founding Fellow (1992).
- – Member (1992-present)
University of Houston, College of Architecture – The Health Environment Institute Advisory Board (1988-1995).
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO)
- – The Committee on Health Care Safety (1987-1993).
Society of Critical Care Medicine (S.C.C.M.) (1986-1997).
International Certification Commission for Clinical Engineering and Biomedical Technology (1986-1990).
Alliance for Engineering in Medicine and Biology, (A.E.M.B.)
- – Education Committee Chairman (1986).
- – Project Advisory Committee – Chairman (1984-1985).
American Society for Testing and Materials – (A.S.T.M.)
- – Anesthetic & Respiratory Equipment F-29 – Committee Member (1983-1995).
Houston Community College (H.C.C.) – Program Advisor Electronics Technology (1982-1993).
West Virginia University (College of Engineering and School of Medicine)
- – The Bioengineering Graduate Program Committee – Member (1981-1982).
- Facility and Equipment Safety Subcommittee (2000-2008, 1992-98).
- Medical Technology Evaluation Committee (1989-2008).
- Equipment and Facilities Committee (1998).
- Television and Audiovisual Committee (1987-1995).
- Advisory Committee for the Administrative and Management Forum (1986-1987).
- Cardiac Care Unit Monitoring Equipment Committee (1987-1988).
- Equipment and Facilities Committee (1999-2008).
- Hospital Information Systems Advisory Committee (1997- 2008, 1988-1990).
- Capital Budget Committee (1991-2008).
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Committee (1991-2004).
- Product Standardization and Utilization Committee (1990-2008).
- Safety Committee (1982-2008).
- Quality Assurance Committee (1989-1995).
- Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Construction Committee (1985-1989).
- Laser Committee (1981-2004).
- Risk Management Committee (1986-1989).
World health Organization (WHO) – Member of the Experts Groups in Priority Medical Devices for Cancer Management Project – the Radiotherapy Imaging expert group, Geneva, Switzerland, 2015 – present
Orsan Medical – Review 510(k) submission plan and proposed supplement testing to establish support of patient safety statements, 2015.
Track Chairman, “Safety and Human Factors Engineering for Medical Devices and Systems”, Medicon 2013, the 13th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Seville, Spain, Sept 25-28, 2013.
International Program Review Committee, Member, Medicon 2013, the 13th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Seville, Spain, Sept. 25-28, 2013.
Theme Co-Chairman, “Clinical Engineering”, World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Beijing, China, May 26-30, 2012.
Board Member, National Science Foundation, Body of Knowledge Advisory, 2011 – 2012.
Medical Design Excellence Awards, Judge, Los Angeles, California, February 2004 – 2010.
NFPA Laser Safety Committee, Chairman, Boston, Massachusetts, January 1998 – 2009.
ACCE HealthCare Technology Foundation, President, (501C3) – 2002.
HealthCare Technology Foundation, President Emeritus, (501C3) – 2010.
NFPA 99 Health Care Facilities – Gas Delivery Equipment (HEA-GAS) Committee, Chair, July 2002.
Canopy Edge – Design and lead engineering and animal testing in support for 510(K) submission 1999 – 2016.
BegaMed – Laparoscopic surgical suture instrument commercialization – preparation for 510(k) 2000.
Carmel Biosensors, Inc. – Fetal monitoring system assessment and review of regulatory documents submission 1999.
Committee Member – AAMI/ES, Electrical Safety Committee 2001.
- – AAMI/EM, Electromagnetic Compatibility Committee 2000.
Presented on medical devices and supplies adverse event investigation methodology at the Patient Safety Executive Group in Houston (2005) and FDA Medsun Orientation meeting, San Diego, 2007.
Organized seminar and presented on Safe application and quality control of medical devices at the international clinical engineering symposium in Beijing, China, 2005.
Presented Medical Errors Mitigation Using Technical Tools at the GE Biomedical Advisory Council meeting San Jose, CA, 2008.
Participated in clinical study of Electrical stimulation for mapping human cortical function, results were published at Journal of Neurosurgery, June 2009, American Assoc. of Neurosurgeons.
Contributed to the guidelines on requirements for refurbishing and donating of medical equipment (ACCE. And WHO, and Columbia 2005)
Planned and conducted non-clinical performance studies of modified medical device (Neonatal transport) in cooperation with manufacturer and NASA. Study was published in Biomedical Engineering journal. (200x)
Participated in clinical study Correlation of Near Infrared Spectroscopy Cerebral Blood Flow Estimations and Microsphere Quantitations in Newborn Piglets, results published in Biology of the Neonate, Krager AG, Basal, 1998.
Participated in clinical trial of high frequency jet ventilator in pediatrics, published in Pediatric Pulmonary Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on High Frequency Ventilation of Infants, Snowbird, Utah, 1989.
Participated in clinical study of new balloon angioplasty pressure monitor in cardiac procedures (1988)
Participated in clinical trials on the performance of shared fluid source for use in multiple infusion pumps procedures (1985)
Participated in clinical study of Rectal-Scalp temperature predictor of brain injuries in children (1999) published in Pediatric Neurology.
Participated in clinical studies for validating in vitro mass spectrometer metabolic monitoring system for lung work in pediatric patients (1997-2003) published in American Journal of Respiratory and Critical care Medicine (1997)
Board of Directors, Orbis International, New York, NY, August 1999.
Lecturer, “Problems With Medical Telemetry and Telemedicine”, Healthtec ‘99, Baltimore, Maryland, April 2000.
Member, Orbis International Global Grant Applications, New York City and Seattle, Washington, July 1999.
Representative, in the “4th International Conference on the Medical Aspects of Telemedicine,” held in conjunction with US-Israel Science and Technology Symposium on “Telemedicine Frontiers Toward the 21st. Century, Jerusalem, Israel, June 1999.
Representative to the First Meeting of 1999 TeleHealth Committee of the American Society of HealthCare Engineering (ASHE), Seattle, Washington, February 5, 1999.
Panel Member, AIBS Peer Review Panel on the Defense Women’s Health (DWH) Research Programs. The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) and the United States Army Research and Material Command (USAMRMC), Sterling. Virginia, January 25 – 26, 1999.
Representative, TCH International at Caracas and Maracaibo, Venezuela negotiations of Telemedicine Projects, 1999.
Workshop Chairman, “Real Telemedicine Applications and Issues”, Sponsored by the Annual Conference and Exposition for the Selection, Integration, Management and Support of
Healthcare Technology, in conjunction with ASHE’s National Conference on Medical Technology Management, Nashville, Tennessee, May 1998.
Program Chairman, “Electromagnetic Interferences Around Medical Devices”, taped for television broadcast by HITN, Washington, D.C., May 1998.
Session Chair, “Electromagnetic Interference – International Issues,” AAMI 33rd Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 1998.
Representative, TCH International and the Greater Houston Partnership, representing Texas Children’s Hospital as a member of the business development mission, Caracas, Venezuela, March 1998.
Guest Speaker, Exploring Opportunities for International Telemedicine Links, Center for Telemedicine Law (CTL), at the White House, Washington, D.C., August 1997.
Faculty Member, Meet the Experts Session on “Electromagnetic Compatibility: Facility Policy Procedures and Education,” AAMI/FDA, AAMI Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., June 1997.
Roundtable Moderator, “Telemedicine and PACS: What’s Ahead?” AAMI Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., June 1997.
Track Chairman, “ElectroMagnetic Interference in Medical Devices”, AAMI Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., June 1997.
Track Chairman, “ElectroMagnetic Interference in Medical Devices”, AAMI Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 1996.
Track Chairman, "Telemedicine", SPIE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 1995.
Track Chairman, "Critical Care Monitoring and Telecommunications for Health Care", 17th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology
Society (IEEE/EMBS) and 21st Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Conference, Montreal, Canada, September 1995.
Track Co-Chair, "Electromagnetic Compatibility", Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), Anaheim, California, May 1995.
Track Chairman, "Critical Care Monitoring", 16th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Baltimore, Maryland, November 1994.
Course Director, "Evaluating Medical Technology: The Hospital Perspective", AAMI Mid-year Meeting and Exposition, Bellevue, Washington, October 1993.
Chairman, Boston Organizing Committee, Responsible for Developing and Implementing 4 weeks of Clinical Engineering training for 40 Engineers from the former Soviet Union Republics, Central and South America, Boston, Maine, May/June 1993.
Session Chairman, "Clinical Engineering in the Hospital Environment", IEEE/EMBS Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, November 1991.
Session Chairman, "Monitors and Instrumentation in Critical Care", IEEE/EMBS Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, November 1991.
Session Co-Chairman, “Clinical Engineering Role”, World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Kyoto, Japan, July 1991.
Course Director, "Towards Excellence: Critical Information for Clinical Engineering Managers", The Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society, Banff, Alberta, May 1991.
Course Director, "Towards Excellence: Critical Information for Hospital Clinical Engineering Managers", AAMI 25th Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, May 1990.
Roundtable Moderator, "National Clinical Engineering Society – One Year Later", AAMI 25th Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, May 1990.
Chairman, Post Conference Symposia – 6th Annual Conference of the International Society for Technology Assessment in Health Care, Houston, Texas, May 1990.
Chairman, IEEE/EMBS Clinical Engineering Committee, 1990.
Chairman, IEEE/EMBS Ad Hoc Clinical Engineering Committee, 1988-1989.
Chairman, The Clinical Engineering Track, IEEE/EMBS 11th Annual International Conference, Seattle, Washington, November 1989.
Symposium Chairman, "The Role of the Engineer in the Healthcare System," IEEE/EMBS 11th Annual International Conference, Seattle, Washington, November 1989.
Roundtable Chairman, "National Clinical Engineering Society?”, AAMI 24th Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, May 1989.
Chairman, The Clinical Engineering Track, IEEE/EMBS 10th Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 4-7, 1988.
Session Chairman, Systems and Instruments for Clinical Assessment, IEEE/EMBS 10th Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 4-7, 1988.
Scientific Program Chairman: Clinical Engineering (13 sessions) in the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, San Antonio, Texas, August 7-12, 1988.
The 6th Biomedical Engineering Research in Houston Conference – Program Steering Committee, Houston, Texas, 1988.
Session Chairman, "Ethical Responsibilities of the Clinical Engineer", IEEE/Health Care Engineering Policy Committee Symposia: Ethical and Economic Issues in Biomedical Engineering Technology and Technological Advances in Models for Biomedical Research – Boston, Massachusetts, November 13-14, 1987.
Session Co-Chairman, Clinical Engineering, The VII Nordic Medical and Biological Engineering, Trondheim, Norway, 1987.
Chairman, The Fourth Annual Clinical Engineering Symposium and the AAMI Regional Meeting and Exhibit Program, 1987.
Round Table Discussion Moderator – "Clinical Engineering Policy – Government and Industry Interface", IEEE/Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 8th Annual Conference, November 1986.
Chairman, The Third Annual Clinical Engineering Symposium and the AAMI Regional Meeting and Exhibit Program, 1985.
Chairman, The Second Annual Clinical Engineering Symposium, Houston, Texas, 1984.
Conduct: Medical Residents Lecture Series – Physics and Electricity for the Anesthesiologist. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas, November 1984.
Round Table Discussion Moderator – "The Life Cycle of Medical Devices: Issues of Aging & Obsolescence", The 19th AAMI Annual Meeting, April 1984.
Lecturer, "Clinical Engineering: Responsibilities and Opportunities", Association of Bioengineering Students, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, April 1984.
Session Chairman, Clinical Application – 2nd Annual Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, February 1984.
Founder and Program Chairman, The Annual Clinical Engineering Symposium, Houston, Texas, 1983.
Scientific Director, Pain Management Consultants, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1979-1983.
Conduct: Basic Science Series – Electricity, Physics, and Instrumentation for Anesthesiology Residents. West Virginia University Medical School, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1976-1982.
Session Chairman, "Application of Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Clinical Pain Control", AAMI 17th Annual Meeting, May 1982.
Adviser (With W. A. Neal, M.D.) The W.V.U. Medical Student Cardiology Fellowship. Every year the work has been selected for presentation at the Van Liere Medical Student Research Paper Competition, West Virginia University Medical Center, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1979-1982.
Advisor, Anesthesia Biomedical Engineering Summer Preceptorship, West Virginia University Medical School, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1979-1982.
Spring 2008 Newsletter
Summer 2009 Newsletter