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John Tobey Clark

Current Professional Responsibilities


Director, Instrumentation & Technical Services, Univ. of Vermont (1993-Present)
Instrumentation & Model Facility (IMF) - IMF designs, develops, fabricates and services custom research
instruments for the University of Vermont, other universities, non-profit state and health organizations, and
Vermont emerging technology companies.
Technical Services Partnership (TSP) - TSP provides healthcare technology management assistance and
direct technical services to thirty two hospitals in Vermont, New York and New Hampshire

Lecturer, College of Nursing and Health Sciences/Medical Laborary & Radiation Sciences, Univ. of Vermont
(2009-Present)

Develop, teach and coordinate courses in Biomedical Equipment Technology: Application, Support and
Management. HLTH 25 Patient Care Equipment Technology, HLTH 135 Advanced Medical Equipment
Systems, and HLTH 225 Healthcare Technology Management online courses; Also teach HLTH 26
Medical Equipment Applications laboratory course

Adjunct Lecturer, School of Engineering/Faculty, Biomedical Engineering, University of Vermont (1989-Present)

Advise students in project activities: 2013-4 Lung Airway Model || Inducton Heating BPH
Taught EE227, Biomedical Measurements, Instrumentation & Systems, 1993-2007

Temporary Advisor, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland (1991-Present)

Develop, coordinate and tutor Introduction to Biomedical Technology and Healthcare Technology
Planning and Management online courses in English and Spanish on the PAHO Virtual Campus for Public
Health
Develop and deliver presentations and facilitate conferences on healthcare technology management and
clinical engineering for developing countries via the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE)
agreement with PAHO/WHO
o Barbados, Boston, Lithuania, Ecuador, Costa Rica* (2), Dominica, Colombia* (4), India, South
Africa*, Brazil, Denver/Toronto, and Per* (2) [* Faculty leader]
o Consult on healthcare technology management and clinical engineering
Develop and administer internships in clinical engineering - over twenty students from Argentina,
Colombia and Peru have completed four month practicums at Univ. of Vermont

Independent Consultant
Provide consultation services related to medical instrumentation and test devices including design,
development, marketing, applications, test strategies, and patent work. Projects included development of
physiological simulators for non-invasive blood pressure and pulse oximetry, and neonatal oxygen
monitoring apparatus. Make international presentations.

Previous Employment
University of Vermont positions
1987 - 1993
Director of the Technical Services Program
1983 - 1987
Manager of Clinical Engineering
1976 - 1983
Clinical Engineer
1972 - 1974
Department of Otolaryngology, University Hospital, Boston University Biomedical Engineer
Research instrumentation for CO2 laser tissue effects and other research support, responsible for CO2 laser used
during surgery, and performed electronystagmography (ENG) tests on patients.

Education
Degree
M.S.
B.S.

Field
Electrical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

Institution
University of Vermont
Boston University

Date
1979
1972

Awards and Certifications

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Foundation / American College of
Clinical Engineering (ACCE) Robert L. Morris Humanitarian Award (2009)
Fellow, American College of Clinical Engineering (2009)
ACCE Professional Achievement in Management Award (2008)
AAMI Clinical/Biomedical Engineering Career Achievement Award (2002)
Certified Clinical Engineer, International Certification Commission (1979) & Healthcare Technology
Certification Commission (2004)
Senior Designation, American Society for Healthcare Engineering (1995)
Kellogg Foundation Fellowship, University of Vermont, 1974-1976
Boston University Athletic Scholarship
o D-1 Varsity Football 1968-1972
#1 Team in New England 1969/Pasadena Bowl vs San Diego State University

Advisor Engineering Senior Projects:

Lung Airways Model to Guide Product Development (with Prof Jason Bates/Boston Scientific sponsor 2013-4
Inductive Heating Application as Treatment for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, (Kyle Cram & Aaron Willey,
URECA Award Winner, 2005)
Tracking device for telemedicine camera (Kim Rooks, 1997)
Design of an open interface for anesthesia scavenging system (Ray Chamberland, 1996)
Electromagnetic Interference Assessment of Fletcher Allen Health Care (Scott Sabourin, 1995)
Design of carbon rubber electrodes for iontophoresis (Laurence Robert, 1994)
Hand Warmer Design (Michelle Gluck 1993)
Fetal Heart Rate Simulator (Shawna Moquin 1991)
Fetal Monitor Test Jig (Brian Halligan 1990)
Pulse Oximetry & the Development of a Simulation Test Device (Michael Lane 1990)

Patents

2012 - Infusion Pump Electrical Connector Cover, D672458, Assigned to University of Vermont
1994/2006 - Simulation for Pulse Oximeter, RE39,268, Merrick, et al, Assigned to Fluke Electronics. Corp.

University of Vermont Licenses

Ryo Moon Gak, South Korea, 2011


Global Classroom, Burlington, VT, 2010

Project and Grant Support

Development of Novel 3D Bioprinted Scaffolds for Reconstructive Use in Breast Cancer Patients, (with
Dr. Daniel Weiss & Dr. Ted James) , Lake Champlain Cancer Research Organization, July 1, 2015 June
30, 2016
Technical Guide for Health Technology Development and Transfer, National Institutes of Health, Lima,
Peru
Development of a Health Technology Unit, National Institutes of Health, Lima, Peru
Adaptation of Medical Technology Distance Learning Courses for Use in Mexico, Pan American Health &
Education Foundation, August 2012 December 2012, $5,795 (University of Guadelajara)
Clinical Alarms Education for Clinicians: Online Course Development, University of Vermont (UVM)
Instructional Incentive Grant, July 2012-June 2013, $1271
Adaptation of Medical Technology Distance Learning Courses for Use in Argentina, Pan American Health
& Education Foundation, June 2011 December 2012, $14,182 (Buenos Aires & Mendoza)
Health Technology Management/Clinical Engineering Department Assessment, INMP (Maternity Hospital)
Lima, Peru, ORBIS International, (Travel grant)
Online Courses - Caribbean Nations, World Health Organization, $12,000, Start Date - May 2009
Adapting Birthing Technology to Vertical Delivery of Infants in the Andes and Amazon, UVM
International Initiatives grant for videoconference and Peruvian engineering student work, $1,408, Start
date January 2009
Medical Equipment Technology and Clinical Engineering: On-line Course, Pan American Health and
Education Foundation, $158,000, June 06-August 08
Interactive Simulations of Physical Phenomenon for Online and Classroom Learning, UVM Instructional
Incentive Grant, $2,465.50, July 1-2007 June 30, 2008
Medical Equipment Quality Assurance, Book Contract, Fluke Electronics Corp., $11,000, Start date - July
2007
Healthcare Technology Management in Developing Counties, UVM International Initiatives grant for
speaker travel and meetings, $1,280, Start date - November 2007

Interviews

Local Inventors Pitch It, Fab It, University Communications, University of Vermont, March 4, 2015
Telehealth: Turning the Corner, 24x7 Magazine, October 13, 2014
Volunteer Spotlight, AAMI News, Volume 49, No. 6, June 2014, page 26
From Mechanics to Management: Will Biomedical Education Keep Up? , 24x7 Magazine, May 2014,
Taming the Clinical Alarm Hazard, 24x7 magazine, pages 10-13, February 2014
3D: Is This the Future of Medical Technology?, Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology, Volume 48,
No. 1, January/February 2014, Pages 14-23
Beep, Beep, Beep Which Do I Answer?, Philips Trace Journal, Volume 49, September 2013
Virtual Town Hall #10: Explore Interoperability with Clinical Alarms, Clinical Engineering & IT
Community, September 19, 2012, Panelist
Lives at risk - Hospitals face hurdles addressing alarm fatigue, Modern Healthcare, April 15, 2013, pages
14-15
AAMI: Alarm management survey shows little progress in last six years, Cardiovascular Business, June 7,
2012
Survey Reveals Lack of Response to Alarm System Problems, AAMI News, November 2011, page 21
Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) Summit 2011, September 2011, (Video)

AAMI: Alarm fatigue, IT, interoperability among top 10 biomed challenges, Clinical Innovation &
Technology, June 28, 2011
Roundtable Discussion Alarm Safety: A collaborative Effort, Horizons: Improving Medical Alarm
Systems, AAMI, 2011
Business Unusual, 24x7 magazine cover story, January 2011
Model Operation, Burlington Free Press, Business Monday cover story, October 25, 2010
Ingenieros salvavidas(Engineers lifeline), .edu, Weekly Journal of Pontificia Universidad Catolica del
Peru, (PUCP),
EQ2, University of Vermont TSP Team to Improve Healthcare in Peru, 24x7 Magazine, November 1, 2010
In Profile: Educator Spreads Clinical Engineering Beyond Borders, AAMI News, April 2010
The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing: Which Way Should You Go?, Biomedical Instrumentation &
Technology, AAMI, July/August 2004

Professional Service

International Program Committee, 1st International Clinical Engineering & Health Technology
Management Congress 2015, Hangzhou, China, October 21-22, 2015
Invited Participant, GE Foundation and AAMI Foundation-sponsored Stakeholder Meeting on Global
BMET Training, Toronto, Canada, June 12, 2015
Reviewer, 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology
Society, 2015
AAMI HTSI, SpO2 Alarms subgroup, 2014-present
Vermont Oxford Network Alarm Safety Faculty Steering Committee, July 2014 - present
Reviewer, World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, 2015
Program Project Advisory Committee, Global Health Humanitarian Opportunity Program, College of
Medicine, University of Vermont
ACCE Clinical Engineering Certification Review course faculty 2007-present
ACCE International Committee member, 2007-present
Reviewer, 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology
Society, 2014
Reviewer, CRC Press, book proposal, 2014
Health Technology Task Group (HTTG) Member, International Union for Physical and Engineering
Sciences in Medicine, 2013 - Present
Reviewer, 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology
Society, 2013
University of Vermont, Board of Trustees Budget, Finance and Investment Committee, Staff
Representative, November 7, 2012 October 1, 2015
Referee/reviewer: 34th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology
Society, August 2012
Alarm Best Practices Group, Clinical Alarms Steering Committee, Healthcare Technology Safety Institute,
AAMI Foundation, July 2012 Present
Clinical Alarms Steering Committee, Healthcare Technology Safety Institute, AAMI Foundation, July
2012 - Present
ACCE Board Member, Advisory as HTF President, 2011- June 2015
Past President, Healthcare Technology Foundation, President, June 2011 June 2015; Vice President,
2009-2010; Board Member, 2004-2009
Medical Device Alarms Standards Committee Member, AAMI, October 2011- present
WHO-IFMBE/CED-ACCE-HTF Healthcare Technology Management committee, 2011-present
Outside Evaluator, Design Night - UVM Student Experience for Engineering Design, April 2011
Reviewer, 33rd Annual International IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference, 2011
Member, AAMI BMET Core Curriculum Development Committee, 2011
Reviewer, AAMI Horizons: Improving Medical Alarm Systems, 2011
Reviewer, 5th International Biomedical Engineering Conference, Cairo, Egypt, IEEE EMB, 2010
Editorial Board, Home Healthcare Horizons, AAMI, 2010
Teleconference Development Committee, ACCE, 2010 - present
Board Nominating Committee, ACCE, 2009
Reviewer, Annual Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Minneapolis,
MN, 2009
New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Accreditation Self-Study Public Disclosure
Standard Committee, University of Vermont, 2008
HIMSS - Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise, Patient Care Devices - Alarm Communication Management
Planning Committee (2007- 2008)
Chair, Medical Equipment Management Subcommittee Fletcher Allen Health Care (2005-present)
Association for the Advancement for Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Editorial Board member (1992Present),

Session Chair: Intelligent Monitoring & Clinical Engineering Best Practices - IEEE International
Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology, NY, NY, 2006
Reviewer: Health Devices, ECRI, Plymouth Meeting, PA
o Review of The Hazards of Alarm Overload (2007), Alarm Notification for Physiologic Monitoring
(2007), Telemedicine (1999), Inspection and Preventive Maintenance Procedures Intended to be
Used for Surgical Nd: YAG Lasers (1987)
Publication Reviewer: AAMI publications:
o Medical Equipment Management Manual, AAMI, 2004
o Electrical Safety Manual, 2004 and 2008 Editions, AAMI
Book Reviewer: Biomedical Instrumentation and Technology:
o Mobile Point-of-Care Monitors & Diagnostic Device Design, Walter Karlen & Krzysztof Iniewski,
CRC Press, 2015
o Webbs Physics of Medical Imaging, Maggie Flower, PhD, Publisher: CRC Press, 2nd Edition 2012
o Biomedical Instrumentation Systems, Chatterjee, S and A. Miller, Delmar Cengage Learning, 2010
o Computed Tomography: Fundamentals, System Technology, Image Quality, Applications, by Willi
A. Kalender, 2nd Edition, Erlangen, 2005
o Biomedical Photonics Handbook, by Tuan Vo-Dinh , CRC Press, 2006
o Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging, Thomas L. Szabo, 1st Edition, Elsevier Academic Press, 2004
o PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications, H.K Huang, Wiley-Liss, 2004
o Virtual Bio-instrumentation. Biomedical, Clinical, and Healthcare Applications in LabVIEW, by
Jon B. Olansen, Eric Rosow, Prentice Hall, 2002
ACCE Advocacy Committee (2001-2006)
United Way Community Campaign Department Lead Volunteer, University of Vermont, 2000-2005
UVM College of Engineering & Mathematics and Governors Institutes of VT, Summer Program for High
School Students in engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, 1999-2005Presidential Search
Committee, University of Vermont (2001-2002)
AAMI Clinical Engineering Management Committee (1998-present)
AAMI Board Vice Chair - Clinical Engineering (1998-2001)
AAMI Annual Meeting Program Committee (1993-1999)
AAMI Co-chair - Annual Meeting (1997&1998)
Newsletter Editor, New England Society for Healthcare Engineering (NEHES), 1989-1992
11th Annual Northeastern Symposium on Healthcare Technology Clinical Engineering Track, Educational
Coordinator (1991)
Nominating Committee for Clinical Engineering Society representative, American Society for Hospital
Engineering, 1991
Session Chair: Healthcare Technology Assessment and Acquisition, AAMI 23 rd Annual Meeting (1988)
Board of Examiners for Biomedical Equipment Technicians, International Certification Commission, 19871989
7th Annual Northeastern Symposium on Healthcare Technology, Educational Coordinator (1987)
Session Chair: Clinical Lasers, 7th Annual Northeastern Symposium on Healthcare Technology (1987)
Session Chair: Emerging Technology Cardiology, 7th Annual Northeastern Symposium on
Healthcare Technology (1987)

Publications
BMET Study Guide: Preparing for Certification and Sharpening Your Skills, AAMI, July 2015 (co-author)
Biomedical Technology Online Courses for the Americas, IFMBE Proceedings: World Congress on Medical Physics
& Biomedical Engineering, Toronto, CA, June 2015 (Lead author)
Biomedical Engineering Education in Peru in 2015: A Unique and Innovative Collaboration in Latin America,
IFMBE Proceedings: World Congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering, Toronto, CA, June 2015
(Rivas et al)
Medical Equipment Replacement, Chapter in: A Practicum for Healthcare Technology Management, AAMI, Editor,
Les Atles, 2nd Edition, June 2015 (co-author)
Attitudes and Practices Related to Clinical Alarms, American Journal of Critical Care, May 2014, Vol. 23, no.. 3,
pages 9-18 (Funk et al)
The next challenge for Worldwide Robotized Tele-Echography experiment (WORTEX 2012): From engineering
success to healthcare delivery. TUMI II, Congreso Peruano de Ingeniera Biomedical Bioingeniera, Biotecnologica y
Fisica Mdica, Lima, Peru 29-31 May, 2013 (P. Vieyres et al)
Online Courses in Medical Technology Application, Support and Management Improve Effectiveness and Patient
Safety, World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Beijing, CN, IFMBE Proceedings Paper
& Oral - May 27, 2012
National Clinical Alarms Surveys 5 years Comparison of Issues, Improvements and Priorities, World Congress on
Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Beijing, CN, IFMBE Proceedings Paper & Oral - May 28, 2012
2011 National Clinical Alarms Survey: Perceptions, Issues, Improvements, and Priorities of Healthcare
Professionals, Healthcare Technology Foundation, Task Force Leader
US - Peruvian Partnership Supports CE Development, ACCE News, Nov-Dec 2010, pages 8-9
Closing the Clinical Alarm Gap, 24x7 Magazine, September 2010, Page 26
Convergence Is Not Just An Urban Legend, 24x7 Magazine, Volume 15, Number 3, March 2010, Page 22-23
Medical Equipment Quality Assurance, Book published by Fluke Biomedical Corp., 2009, (co-authors Leah Rafuse
and Mike Lane)
Medical Equipment Replacement, Chapter in: A Practicum for Biomedical Engineering & Technology
Management, Editor, Les Atles, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2008 (co-author Ray Forsell)
A National Online Survey on the Effectiveness of Clinical Alarms, American Journal of Critical Care, 2008:17:3641, (co-authors Denise Korniewicz and Yadin David)
Impact of Clinical Alarms on Patient Safety, Editor and Task Force Co-Leader, ACCE, AHTF White Paper, 2006
Clinical Alarms Remain an Area for Patient Safety Improvement, Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology,
AAMI, Vol. 39, Issue 5,Sept/Oct 2005, Pg: 357-359
Regional Clinical Engineering Shared Services and Cooperatives, Clinical Engineering Handbook, by Joseph F.
Dyro, Elsevier Science, 2004, Pg: 26-28

Health Care Technology Replacement Planning, Clinical Engineering Handbook, by Joseph F. Dyro, Elsevier
Science, 2004, Pg: 153-154
Challenges Facing Independent Multi-hospital Healthcare Technology Management Systems, IEEE Engineering in
Medicine & Biology magazine, Vol. 23, No. 3, May/June 2004, Pg: 20-26
Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics Down Under, Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology, Vol. 37,
Issue 6, Nov/Dec 2003, Pg: 387
Telemedicine Technology and Support: Distance Learning Course, The MGI Management Institute, 2000 (coauthor: Michael Lane)
Clinical Equipment Replacement Planning, Biomedical Instrumentation and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 4, July 1990,
Pg: 271-276 (co-author: Raymond Forsell)
Apnea Monitoring by Means of Thoracic Impedance Pneumography TIR No. 4-1989, AAMI Apnea Monitoring
(Committee publication), 1989
Purchasing Medical Equipment: A Protocol for Decision Making, Respiratory Care, Vol. 30, No. 8, pp. 675-684,
1985
Intracranial Pressure Monitoring: A Review with Discussion of Noninvasive ICP Monitoring in Neonates, Medical
Technology for the Neonates, AAMI Technology Assessment Report, 1984, Pg: 100-104
The Newborn Oxygram: Automatic Processing of Transcutaneous O2 Data, Pediatrics, Vol. 66, No. 6, Dec. 1980,
Pg: 848-851

Publications - Organizational
Groups Deep Data Dive Helps Optimize Medical Equipment Maintenance, Biomedical Instrumentation &
Technology: May/June 2015, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 203-207
Optimizing Staff Onboarding. Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology: Nov./Dec. 2012, Vol. 46, No. 6, pp.
451-454.
24x7 Best of Biomedical Departments 2012, 24x7 Magazine, June 2012
http://www.24x7mag.com/issues/articles/2012-TD_07.asp
Strategic Planning Process Sets Stage for Success, Biomedical Instrumentation and Technology, AAMI, Sept-Oct
2011, Volume 45, Issue 5, Pages 388-391
AAMI Best Celebration - National Biomedical/Clinical Engineering Appreciation Week 2011
Mentor Program with On-the-Job Training Gets New Hires Up to Speed Quickly, Biomedical Instrumentation &
Technology, AAMI, Jan/Feb 2009, Pages 35-37
AAMI Best Practice Award 2008
Comprehensive Audit Process Guides Facilities in Focusing Priorities, Biomedical Instrumentation &
Technology, AAMI, Volume 42, Issue 6 Nov-Dec 2008 pages 453455

Competency Assessments Help Strengthen Promotion System, Develop Staff Skills, Biomedical Instrumentation
& Technology, AAMI, Volume 42, Issue 2, March/April 2008, pages 127-128

Presentations
Mobile Health: Quality of Service, Assessment, Maintenance and Sustainability Issues, Workshop on Innovations in
the Use of Mobile Devices in Healthcare, Health Technology Task Group (HTTG), World Congress on Medical
Physics & Biomedical Engineering, Toronto, CA, June 11, 2015
HTF Clinical Alarms Initiative & the Joint Commission NPSG, Clinical Alarms Management Continuing Education
Session, World Congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering, Toronto, CA, June 11, 2015
Medical Device Cleaning and Disinfection: Challenge for HTM, Co presenter with Whitney Taylor, Wally Elliott,
and Leah Francoeur, AAMI Annual Meeting, June 8, 2015
Alarm Management Workshop: Meeting the Joint Commission 2016 Patient Safety Goaland Beyond, co-leader
with Marilyn Flack, AAMI Annual Meeting, June 7, 2015
A Decade of Action, Alarm Management Workshop, AAMI Annual Meeting, June 7, 2015
Global Medical Device Safety Management, Japanese Society for Medical Instrumentation Annual Meeting,
Yokohama, Japan, May 29, 2015
Technology, Patents and Other Intangible Assets, Advanced Technology Transfer Seminar in Healthcare, Peru
National Institute for Health, Lima, Peru, May 13, 2015
Health Technology Assessment and its relationship with the Technology Transfer, Advanced Technology Transfer
Seminar in Healthcare, Peru National Institute for Health, Lima, Peru, May 13, 2015
Clinical Alarms: Hazards, Impact, and Actions, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center TSP/UVM Collaborative
Education Session on Clinical Alarms, Lebanon, NH, November 13, 2014
Accreditation and CMS: Background and Changes Affecting the Joint Commission and DNV, Northeastern
Healthcare Technology Symposium, Mystic, CT, November 5, 2014
Technology Replacement Planning, Northeastern Healthcare Technology Symposium, Mystic, CT, November 5,
2014
Importance of Education Throughout the Healthcare Technology Life Cycle, II Foro Internacional de Dispositivos
Medicos, Chamber of Medical and Health Products of the National Association of Colombia (ANDI), Bogota,
Colombia, October 23, 2014
Medical Device Quality Assurance and Management, Shanghai Hospital Association: Medical Equipment
Management Committee, Shanghai, China, October 16, 2014
IMPROVING ALARM SYSTEM SAFETY: BEST CARE FOR OUR PATIENTS AND MEETING 2014 JOINT
COMMISSION NATIONAL PATIENT SAFETY GOAL, Fletcher Allen Health Care Quality Forum, Poster Session,
Burlington, VT, April 17, 2014
2nd Global Forum on Medical Devices, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, November 22-24, 2013
Workshop: ACCE advanced clinical engineering workshops (co-presenter)
Poster: Healthcare Technology Foundation (co-presenter)
Presentation: Combining device innovations and strategic technology management for population care in
Peru (contributor)
Healthcare Technology Management, Seminario Internacional: Fortaleciendo el Rol del INS y su Organizacin en
el Contexto de la Reforma de Salud, El Instituto Nacional de Salud, Lima, Peru, November 19, 2013 (co-presenter)

Benchmarking: Clinical Engineering Departments & Medical Device Quality Assurance, Annual Meeting for China
Medical Metrology Association, Fuzhou, China, October 23, 2013
Healthcare Technology Management, Workshop: Reunin Tcnica de Evaluacin y Gestin de Tecnologas en
Salud, PAHO, MoH and EsSalud, Lima, Peru, October 22, 2013
Communicating Safe Practices to Care Givers, AAMI/FDA Summit on Healthcare Technology in Nonclinical
Settings, October 9, 2013, Herndon, VA
Healthcare Technology Planning and Management, The Saudi International Conference for Medical Technology
2013, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September 29, 2013
Showing Value at the Executive Level Across the Health Technology Life Cycle, Biomedical Advisory Council,
Orlando, FL, December 14, 2012
Project Management - seminar, Masters in Social Management Program, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru,
Lima, Peru, November 19 & 20, 2012
ACEW Peru 2012, ACCE Faculty Leader, Lima, Peru, November 12-16, 2012
Responsibilities of Industry and Setting Standards, Cardiac Monitoring and Alarm Fatigue Session, American Heart
Association Annual Meeting, November 6, 2012, Los Angeles, CA
2011 National Clinical Alarms Survey: Perceptions, Issues, Improvements and Priorities, 4th Annual Nursing
Research & Evidence Based Practice Symposium, November 2, 2012, Burlington, VT
2011 National Clinical Alarms Survey: Perceptions, Issues, Improvements and Priorities, AAMI Annual Meeting,
June 3, 2012 (presenter), Charlotte, NC
2011 National Survey on Clinical Alarms, Poster, National Patient Safety Foundation Congress, Washington, DC,
May 23-25, 2012 (task force member)
A 40 Year Health Technology Smorgasbord Lessons Learned, Bay Area Association of Medical Instrumentation,
Clearwater, FL, April 19, 2012
Medical Equipment Quality Assurance and Preventative Maintenance: USA Best Practices, Abu Dhabi Quality &
Conformity Council, UAE; American Hospital - Dubai, UAE; Directorate of Medical Technologies, MoH, Muscat,
Oman December 2011
2011 National Survey on Clinical Alarms, Poster, AAMI Medical Device Alarms Summit, Herndon, VA, October 45, 2011
Ancient Inventions, Honors College Course 185G, Domenico Grasso, Professor
Magnetism, Electricity and the Baghdad Battery
Ancient Medical Practice, the Development of Hospitals and Surgical Instruments
Instrumentation & Model Facility (hosted student projects to fabricate replicas)
Top 10 Medical Device Challenges, AAMI Annual Meeting, June 27, 2011, San Antonio, TX, Presenter/Panelist
Staffing for Performance Excellence, ACCE Healthcare Technology Management Teleconference, June 16, 2011
Desafio de las Tecnologias de Salud, I Foro Internacional de Gestion Technologica en Salud, CAJA Costarricense
de Seguro Social, Gerencia de Infraestructura y Tecnologas, San Jose, Costa Rica, December 1, 2010 (via
videoconference)

Convergence of Technologies in Healthcare, 6 Foro Nacional de Tecnologias para la Salud, National Center for
Health Technology Excellence (CENTEC), Ministry of Health, Mexico City DF, Mexico November 10, 2010
Medical Equipment Quality Assurance, SENA University/MSP, Bogota, Colombia, October 29, 2010
The Value of Medical Equipment Quality Assurance and Preventative Maintenance: USA Best Practices, 11th
Annual Meeting of Medical Engineering Society of Chinese Medical Association, Shanghai, China, September 10,
2010
Improving Medical Device Availability, Cost-Effectiveness and Safety: Online Courses on Principles, Application,
Support and Management (Poster), 1st Global Forum on Medical Devices, World Health Organization, Bangkok,
Thailand, September 9, 2010
Health Technology Life Cycle: Planning and Management, Congreso de la Republica del Peru, Lima, Peru, May 24,
2010 (also presented to Universidad Cayetano Heredia, Pontificia Universidad Catolica, and Maternity Hospital of
Lima)
Keynote Presentation: International Standards for Biomedical Equipment Testing and Calibration, Conference on
Metrology in Diagnosis & Therapy, Cairo, Egypt, May 15, 2010
Safety in Healthcare Technology, Instituto Nacional Materno Perinatal (National Maternity-Neonatal Hospital),
Lima, Peru, December 14, 2009 (via videoconference)Safety in Healthcare,
Biomedical Instrumentation, December 1, 2009 & Clinical Imaging Systems, December 3, 2009 for Professor J.
Iatridis, ME 207 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
Medical Device, Information Technology, & Telecommunications Convergence in Healthcare, TSP Fall Seminar,
November 18, 2009
Healthcare Technology Quality Management: Benefits of Medical Device Quality Control, 3rd Annual Hospital
CEO Meeting, Shanghai, China, November 7, 2009
IMF: Turning Ideas Into Instruments, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, September 19, 2012; School of
Engineering: Student Experience in Engineering Design (SEED), October 8, 2012 & October 27, 2009; College of
Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) Faculty Meeting, November 18, 2008; InventVermont July 10,
2008; Invention to Venture, April 11, 2008
Patient Alarm Management: Advancing and Enhancing Your Response, AAMI Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD,
June 7, 2009
Global Clinical Engineering, Engineers without Borders UVM Chapter, March 25, 2009
Improving Patient Safety: Medical Devices and Systems, Full day workshop, Pan American Health Care Exchange,
Mexico D F, Mexico, March 17, 2009
Biomedical Instrumentation & Clinical Imaging Systems, ME 207 Introductory Bioengineering (for Professor
James Iatridis), CEMS, University of Vermont, December 2008
Medical Equipment Quality Assurance and Safety Systems in the USA, 2008 Chinese Congress of Clinical
Engineering & Digital Medicine and the 9th Annual Meeting of Medical Engineering Society of Chinese Medical
Association; Hangzhou, China, November 7, 2008
Medical Device Regulation & Quality Assurance in the U.S.A., Anzhen Hospital, Beijing, China, November 5, 2008
Medical Device Regulation & Quality Assurance in the U.S.A., Chinese National Institute of Metrology, Shenzhen,
China, November 4, 2008

Impact of Clinical Alarms on Patient Safety, TSP Fall Seminar (coordinator and speaker), Medical Device-related
Errors, University of Vermont, October 28, 2008
Clinical Engineering Track, Pan American Health Organization - Eastern Caribbean Conference for Health Services
Managers and Clinical Engineers, Bridgetown, Barbados, October 20-24, 2008
Distance Learning, Northeastern Healthcare Technology Symposium, Sturbridge, MA, October 9, 2008
Safety, Risk and Quality Management & Medical Equipment Quality Assurance and Safety Systems in the USA,
Medical Equipment Metrology and Quality Assurance workshop, Sponsored by Pontificia Universidad Catlica del
Per, Lima and Cusco, Peru, September 15 & 18, 2008
Global Healthcare Engineering for the 21st Century, Cooperativa de Hospitales de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia,
July 10, 2008 (via videoconference)
Impact of Clinical Alarms on Patient Safety, Colombian Society for Biomedical Engineering, Pereira, Colombia,
June 5, 2008
Medical Equipment Quality Assurance and Safety Systems in the USA, Japanese Society for Medical
Instrumentation, Tokyo, Japan, May 30, 2008 (Real Player video)
Collaboration in Healthcare Technology, Global Engineering Leadership and Knowledge Sharing, Pan American
Health Care Exchange, Long Beach, CA, January 28, 2008
Impact of Clinical Alarms on Patient Safety, Pan American Health Care Exchange, Long Beach, CA, January 28,
2008
Clinical Alarm Notification and Management, Webcast, FDA MedSun Project, November 29, 2007
Profile and Importance of the Engineer in the Context of Globalization, International Seminar, Colegio de
Ingenieros del Peru, Lima, Peru, November 7-8, 2007
Medical Equipment Technology and Clinical Engineering: On-line Course, 3rd Annual Forum on Health
Technologies, CENETEC, Ministry of Health, , Mexico City, Mexico, September 19, 2007
Electrical Safety: Medical Devices and the Patient Care Environment, Workshop, Commission for the
Advancement of Healthcare Technology Management in Asia (CAHTMA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September
10-14, 2007
Improving Patient Safety Through Clinical Alarms Management, 11th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and
Biomedical Engineering and Computing 2007, MEDICON 2007, 26-30 June 2007, Ljubljana, Slovenia (co-authors:
Yadin David, J. Ott, T. Bauld, B. Patail, I. Gieras, M. Shepherd, S. Miodownik, J. Heyman, O. Keil, A. Lipschultz,
B. Hyndman, W. Hyman, J. Keller, M. Baretich, W. Morse and D. Dickey)
Medical Device Testing, Management and Quality Control in U.S. Hospitals, Jinsing Medical Engineering
Association, Peoples Hospital #1, Nanjing, China, May 24, 2007
Medical Device Testing, Management and Quality Control in U.S. Hospitals, 2007 International Forum on Safety
and Quality Control of Medical Devices, Wuxi, China, May 24, 2007
Impact of Clinical Alarms on Patient Safety, Poster: Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress, National Patient Safety
Foundation, Washington D.C, May 2-4, 2007

AHTF Clinical Alarms Task Force, Colloquium: Responding to Medical Device Incidents, MD Anderson Cancer
Center, Houston, TX , March 8, 2007
Medical Equipment Technology and Clinical Engineering: On-line Course, Pan American Health Care Exchanges
(PAHCE), Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 2007 (Rossana Rivas/Luis Vilcahuamn)
Medical Device Testing, Management and Quality Control in U.S. Hospitals, Guang Dong Military Sector General
Hospital, Guangzhou, China, August 24, 2006
Medical Device Testing, Management and Quality Control in U.S. Hospitals, Chinese Clinical Engineering Society,
Beijing, China, August 22, 2006
Healthcare Technology Assessment. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, South
Korea, August 31, 2006
Adverse Patient Events Involving Medical Devices: Investigative Tools, World Congress on Medical Physics and
Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, South Korea, August 30, 2006
AHTF Clinical Alarms Improvement Initiative, World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering,
Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 1, 2006
AHTF Clinical Alarms Improvement Initiative, AAMI Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, June 24, 2006
Healthcare Technology Management Workshops - Advanced Capacity Building for Solving Real Problems, 19th
International Federation for Hospital Engineering, Cape Town, South Africa, May 10, 2006
Biomedical/Clinical Engineering Role in Providing Safe Healthcare, 19th International Federation for Hospital
Engineering, Cape Town, South Africa, May 9, 2006
AHTF Clinical Alarms Improvement Initiative, Northeastern Healthcare Technology Symposium, New England
Clinical Engineering Society, Southbridge, MA October 10-12, 2005
Certified Clinical Engineering Test Review, Northeastern Healthcare Technology Symposium, New England
Clinical Engineering Society, Southbridge, MA October 10-12, 2005
AHTF Clinical Alarms Improvement Initiative, FDA/Medsun Representatives Conference, Sept 2005
Major Medical Equipment Inventory and Analysis, Vermont State Health Resource Allocation Planning Retreat,
Cortina Inn, Rutland, VT, March 7, 2005
Certified Clinical Engineering Exam Prep, The Annual Audio Educational Teleconference Series, ACCE, July 15,
2004
A Town Meeting on Clinical Alarm Management and Integration, AAMI Conference & Expo, Tampa, Fl, May 15,
2005
Medical Device Testing, Management and Quality Control in U.S. Hospitals, 2004 International Forum of Safety &
Quality Control of Medical Devices, Medical Engineering Society/Chinese Medical Association, Shanghai, China,
October 2004
Medical Device Safety and Performance Testing in the U.S.A., Chinese National Institute of Metrology, Hangzhou,
China, March 8, 2004

The Future of Clinical Engineering - Hospital Perspective, World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical
Engineering, Sydney, Australia, August 28, 2003
Careers and Opportunities in Biomedical Technology and Engineering, Vermont Technical College, Randolph, VT,
April 24, 2003
Telemedicine: Technology, Application, Support and Millennium View, AAMI Annual Conference and Expo, San
Jose, CA, June 4, 2000
Keynote Speaker, 19th Annual Northeastern Biomedical Symposium, Manchester, NH, November 1999
Medical Device Year 2000 Contingency Planning, Health Care and Social Services, City of Burlington, June 29,
1999
Year 2000 Are We Ready?, HealthTech Annual Meeting, St. Louis, April 29, 1999
Clinical Engineering Management: Telemedicine What You Need to Know, 18th Annual Northeastern Biomedical
Symposium, Albany, NY, November 1998
Technology Management in Small Healthcare Institutions and Community Care Networks, 12th National Conference
on Medical Technology Management, ASHE, December 1996
Total Technology Management in Rural Hospitals, 28th Annual Meeting & Exposition, AAMI, Boston, MA, May 9,
1993
Equipment Replacement Planning, 28th Annual Meeting & Exposition, AAMI, Boston, MA, May 9, 1993
Reducing Maintenance Expenditures without Compromising Service Quality, 72nd Annual Meeting, New England
Hospital Assembly, Boston, March 31, 1993
Equipment Maintenance Management Strategies, 11th Annual Northeastern Symposium on Healthcare Technology,
November 1991
Jobs in Biomedical and Clinical Engineering, University of Vermont Mortar Board, January 1991
Clinical Equipment Replacement Planning, The National Conference on Medical Technology Management, The Six
Annual Clinical Engineering Symposium and Technical Exhibition; Clinical Engineering Section (CES), American
Society for Hospital Engineering (ASHE), American Hospital Association (AHA), Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 1990
Cost Effective Approaches to Clinical Engineering Services, 9th Annual Northeastern Symposium on Healthcare
Technology, New England Society of Clinical Engineering, Springfield, MA, November 27, 1989
Perinatal Care Technology, Clinical Engineering Symposium, American Hospital Association, Oak Brook, IL,
October 1989
Perinatal Monitoring, ASHE Clinical Engineering Symposium, Chicago, IL, 1989
Technology Acquisition Methods: Shared Service Approach, AAMI annual meeting, Washington D.C, May 15,
1988
Technology Assessment and Acquisition, 7th Annual Northeastern Symposium on Healthcare Technology, 1987

Instrumentation for Apnea Monitoring, 7th Annual Northeastern Symposium on Healthcare Technology, 1987
Preventive Maintenance Considerations, INSITE on Facilities Management Workshop, MIT Office of Facilities
Management Systems, Cambridge, MA, September 29, 1987
A University-Based Shared Service Clinical Engineering Program 11 Years Experience, AAMI 20th Annual
Meeting, May 6, 1985 (co-presenter: James Bernard)
Protocol for Medical Instrumentation Purchase in the 80s, 20th Annual Meeting, AAMI, May 6, 1985
Intracranial Pressure Monitoring: A Review with Discussion of Noninvasive ICP Monitoring in Neonates, AAMI
Conf. Proc. On Medical Technology and the Neonate, 1983
Inadequacy of Current Oxygen Monitoring, Society of Pediatric Research Meeting, 1983
A TcPO2 Data Reduction Device, American Association of Respiratory Therapy Annual Meeting, 1981
Judging the Quality of O2 Care Using TcPO2 Monitoring and a Microprocessor, Society of Pediatric Research
Meeting, 1980
A Clinical Tool for the Evaluation of TcPO2 Data; Proceedings, AAMI 15th Annual Meeting, 1980
Radiation Dosage for Common Diagnostic Procedures: Variations Due to Equipment and Technique Factors, 6th
New England Bioengineering Conference, 1978
Radiation Exposure for Common Diagnostic Procedures: Variation due to Equipment and Technique Factors,
AAMI, 1977
Radiation Facilities Safety and Preventive Maintenance in Rural Community Hospitals, 29th ACEMB, Boston, MA,
1976
A Fiberoptic Reflection Fluorometer, 2nd New England Bioengineering Conference, 1974
Vestibular Function and the Clinical Significance of the Electronystagmograph, Electrical and Computer
Engineering Seminar, Boston University, 1972