Meet the contributors to MD+DI's March 2011 issue.

February 24, 2011

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Meet Our March Experts


Alex Harscher is vice president of operations and the head of manufacturing of Retina Implant AG (Reutlingen, Germany). He earned his graduate degree in physics and has a PhD in electron holography of biological specimens from the University of Tübingen, Germany. Reach him at [email protected].


William Hyman is a professor of biomedical engineering at Texas A&M University. His primary areas of professional activity are in medical device design, system safety, and human factors. He is president of the ACCE Healthcare Technology Foundation and is an editor of the Journal of Clinical Engineering. Contact him at [email protected].


John Leone is partner at Paul Capital. He has more than 30 years in the pharmaceutical industry and most recently served as president and CEO of Cambrex Corp. At Aventis, he was responsibile for the oncology, metabolism, cardiovascular, dermatology, respiratory, and antiinfective business units. Contact him at [email protected].


Begoña Narváez is a biomedical engineering student at the Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City). Her research interests include risk management in medical devices and clinical engineering. She is currently doing a short-term internship at Texas A&M University. Contact her at [email protected].


Bill Saltzstein founded Code Blue Communications Inc. (Woodinville, WA) in 2000 to bring Bluetooth wireless technology to medical and industrial markets. He holds 22 patents associated with battery-powered and portable medical devices, communications, and other technologies. Contact him at [email protected].


Jay Tourigny is vice president of operations at MicroCare Medical (New Britain, CT). He has more than 25 years of industry experience and holds numerous U.S. patents for cleaning-related products that are used on a daily basis in medical, fiber optic, and precision cleaning applications. Reach him at [email protected].


Walter-G. Wrobel is president and CEO of Retina Implant. Contact him at [email protected].






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