August 2010 Contributors

August 9, 2010

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August 2010 Contributors

William A. 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 an editor of the Journal of Clinical Engineering. Contact him at [email protected].

Tina May is the chemistry section manager at Nelson Laboratories Inc. (Salt Lake City). She has been with the company since 2004. May previously held the position of quality manager of a certified EPA laboratory. Contact her at [email protected].?

Jim McMahon writes on instrumentation technology. His feature stories have appeared in hundreds of industrial and high-tech publications throughout the world. Reach him at [email protected].

Steven J. Pregulman, MD, is the global medical director for device development and medical services at Hospira Inc. (Lake Forest, IL). He is responsible for developing serialized and nonserialized medication management and critical care devices for the company’s R&D team. Reach him at [email protected].

Jeffrey E. Rinda is manager of technology alliances at Hospira. He handles functionality related to device interoperability and has implemented integrations with barcode point-of-care medication administration, eMAR, enterprise dashboard, remote notification, and RTLS systems. Contact him at [email protected].

Brent Shelley is a study director at Nelson Laboratories Inc., where he directs the quantification of extractable residue test. Shelley has been with Nelson Laboratories since 2006 and is an ASTM committee member. Contact him at [email protected].

?Caryn M. Silverman is a partner in Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP’s New York City office and in the firm’s drug and medical device practice group. She concentrates on product liability litigation, provides risk assessment counseling, and advises clients on the management, defense, and prevention of litigation. Contact her at [email protected].

Evan Smith uses his experience in finance, accounting, and the financial markets at Chandler Chicco Companies (New York City) to advise clients on developing effective investor relations and financial communications programs to maximize and protect their valuation in the capital markets. Reach him at [email protected].

Haritha Treadway is a product manager at Eurotech Inc. (Columbia, MD). She is responsible for the company’s portfolio of embedded boards based on ARM and x86 architectures and has more than 10 years of experience as an engineer in the semiconductor industry. She can be reached at [email protected].

Jeffrey A. Trogolo, PhD, is chief technology officer at Agion Technologies Inc. (Wakefield, MA). He has published papers in various journals including the Journal of Materials Science, Journal of Electronic Materials, and proceedings of the Society for Biomaterials and the Materials Research Society. Contact him at [email protected].

Peter von Dyck is chairman and CEO of He has numerous patents and multiple inventions. He identifies industry trends, challenges, and the mission-critical considerations required to bring breakthrough medical technologies to market. Reach him at [email protected].??

Stefan Vorndran is vice president of marketing at Physik Instrumente (PI) LP. He has held several positions in sales, product management, and applications support of precision motion control equipment at Polytec PI Inc. and at the PI headquarters in Germany. He holds an MS in electrical engineering from the University of Darmstad/Dieburg, Germany Contact him at [email protected].

Nataly F. Youssef is a graduate student in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Texas A&M University. She has a BE in mechanical engineering from Lebanese American University. Her research interests include risk management of medical devices and reliability assessment. Contact her at [email protected].

John Zorich has worked in the medical device industry for the past 30 years, primarily in the quality and regulatory fields. For the past 10 years he has been an independent consultant and contractor in the areas of regulatory compliance and statistical methods. Contact him at [email protected].

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