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Legal

Pressure Ulcer litigation can topple any facility. WoundExam minimizes this risk by integrating best patient care practices with...

Government

WoundExam realizes the critical importance that regulation has within the health care and insurance industries. Various regulatory bodies...

Advisors

WoundExam’s team consists of leading representatives from all relevant areas: science, technology, business, financial, legal, and sales who have come together to develop a product specifically to address the market gap in consistent, highly quality care by using cutting-edge, proprietary tools ready for wound management processes.

David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Armstrong is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California. He has produced more than 550 peer-reviewed research papers in dozens of scholarly medical journals as well as over 100 books or book chapters. He is co-Editor of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) Clinical Care of the Diabetic Foot, now in its third edition. Dr. Armstrong is the founder and co-Director of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA). Master of Science in Tissue Repair and Wound Healing from the University of Wales College of Medicine and a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester College of Medicine, where he was appointed Visiting Professor of Medicine.

Marc Basson, MD, PhD

Research & Principal Investigator

Dr. Basson is a general surgeon who has dedicated himself to the management of complex wounds and their healing for over two decades. He has been involved in many clinical trials, including as PI for the NIH-funded DaCCoTA Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Dr. Basson has been in progressive academic positions, currently serving as Senior Associate Dean for Medicine and Research for the University of North Dakota. His exemplary formal education includes The University of Michigan (BA-Medicine, BS-Biomedical Science, MD), Yale University (MPhil, PhD in Experimental Pathology), and Wayne State (MBA).

Michael Cambron, PhD, PhD

Business Development

Dr. Cambron has spent more than 25 years working with some of the most highly regarded healthcare consulting companies, physician practices and medical facilities in the United States. Throughout his career, Dr. Cambron has learned to skillfully drive the implementation and development of Physician Practices, Centers of Excellence, Hospital Operations & is a turnaround specialist; engaging physicians, hospitals, payors, and vendors in a coordinated design that includes strategic, tactical, and marketing programs.
Dr. Cambron has been CEO of Hakim Unique, and serves as President, California Healthcom Group, providing corporate investment oversight in healthcare management, devices, and information technology. His formal education includes two terminal PhD degrees at the University of California, Los Angeles in Medicine and in Chemical Engineering.

Robert Kerr Goodwin, MA

Robert “Bob” Kerr Goodwin is an American non-profit executive, political appointee, and publisher known for serving as CEO of Points of Light. After years working in media, Goodwin transitioned to working for colleges and universities, taking public affairs and advocacy positions at Prairie View A&M University and Texas A&M University. During the 1988 election, Goodwin led the Democrats for Bush movement. After George H.W. Bush was elected, Goodwin accepted a political appointment to serve in the United States Department of Education, where he led the White House Initiative for Historically Black Colleges. In 1992, he joined the Bush-founded Points of Light Foundation and, in 1995 became its President and CEO.

Nicholas MacKinnon

Advisor for Regulatory Affairs

Mr. MacKinnon has an extensive career in the technology sector, having been involved in launching many early-stage companies. He is a co-founder and Vice President of eTreatMD, a mobile medical device company, which focused on apps for analytics. Mr. MacKinnon received his formal scientific training at the University of Waterloo (BSc).

Joseph Martz, Lieutenant General (Ret)

Retired from the Army in 2014, the 36-year veteran serves as president and CEO of Martz & Associates and senior advisor to Advanced Concepts and Technologies International. Gen. Martz is a strategic thinker with experience in requirements, acquisition, and resources management having commanded at all levels from field operations, major commands, and Headquarters Army.

Douglass Nelson Myers I

Strategic Advisor

Dr. Myers is a former hospital executive and founding president of Irvine Medical Center, Inc. He is a founder and CEO of early-stage healthcare companies including CEO of a pressure ulcer equipment company and president of Advanced Reproductive Care, Inc. Dr. Myers’s formal education: University of Redlands (BA), Duke University (MHA), Claremont Graduate University (MBA, MA), and University of Michigan School of Public Health (Pew Doctoral Fellow in Health Policy).

Benjamin Tehrani, DPM

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Tehrani is a Podiatrist with extensive experience caring for diverse patient populations within surgical, clinical, and hospital environments. His areas of expertise are in wound care management, cosmetic surgery, fracture care, trauma, foot diseases, and diabetic limb salvage. Currently, he is in private practice with Kings Point Foot & Ankle Clinic.

Management

Kenneth E Barton

CEO

Initiated partner relationships growing start-ups to over $40 million in enterprise value, (VC, private and public).  Created shareholder appreciation through partnerships with Symantec, USPS, and the U.N.’s Universal Postal Union.  Secured domestic corporate communication services contracts (AT&T, Sprint, Qwest, Accenture) and Federal agency contracts (GAO, Dept of Education).  U. of Maryland, BSc-Economics.

Kouhyar Tavakalian, PhD

Chief Science Officer

Dr. Tavakolian’s particular interest is in biological signal and image processing, biomedical instrumentation, noninvasive cardiology technologies and he has published more than a hundred journals, conference proceedings, patents, and book chapters in these fields. Dr. Tavakolian is a scientist with entrepreneurial interest and experience in knowledge transfer to industry. He has co-founded startups and served as a board member and is also working towards an MBA degree at the University of North Dakota.

Alex Foxman, MD

Interim Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Foxman is a leading internist and preventive care specialist, providing patients with advanced, compassionate care for an array of medical issues, including cardiac, metabolic, neurological, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal diseases and conditions. Dr. Foxman completed his Bachelor of Science degree in cellular and molecular biology at California State University followed by his medical degree at AUC School of Medicine and his residency in internal medicine at the University of Southern California Medical Center. He is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Academy of Home Care Physicians, and a fellow of the American College of Physicians (F.A.C.P.).

Abdolrahim Zandi

Product Manager

Abdolrahim Zandi leads the Product design and development at SafetySpect. His main functions are design, development, analysis of electromechanical systems, optics and packaging of advanced     multi-mode  imaging technologies for wound related diseases. He is also responsible for testing and integration of  new and future products in compliance to Federal, He  is  part of Biomechanical Engineering Department at  NDU , with broad experience in design, analysis, testing  and maturation of biomedical, wearable, as well as  monitoring and avionic devices, complying to requirements of regulatory agencies such FDA ,FAA, NASA and DARPA. He has developed and implemented  acceptance, reliability and qualification tests and  procedures(ATP/QTP) for biomedical and military products for the last thirty years. He holds multiple degrees and certificates in Engineering, physics, MEMS/Nano fabrication (sensors), six sigma,  analysis(FEA/CFD) and system engineering. His previous designs include limb-lengthening  implant, embolic protection devices, implants, health monitoring wrist band, sports-ware, pachymeter, A-scan and B-scan biosensors, keratometry and Nasa’s beacon for Orion Spacecraft.

Pauline Glynn

Office Manager

Early in her career Pauline was employed with the South Dakota Department of Labor. Later she worked as an Office Manager, Executive Secretary and Human Resources Manager while obtaining a degree in Business Administration. Recognizing the increased demand for health care services she obtained a nursing degree and worked as a Charge Nurse and Nursing Supervisor specializing in Behavioral Health and Geriatrics. A career move lead her to working for a company engaged in antibody therapies as the Associate Project Manager. She continued her education and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management.

Mona S Thompson

Clinical Scientist

Dr. Mona Sohrabi Thompson is a Biomedical Scientist specializing in Neurodegenerative Disorders focused on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). She has a master’s in Microbial Biotechnology and received her Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (UND SMHS). She spent 8+ years working on the recombinant expression of neurotrophic factors and studying their functions in AD and aging. She explored and determined a link between inflammatory bowel disease as well as colorectal cancer and the exacerbation of AD through the well-established gut-brain axis using transgenic mouse models and human disease samples. Her research data contributed to an NIH grant at UND SMHS and culminated with the publications of several peer-reviewed manuscripts in well-established journals. Aside from preclinical experiences, she gained experience in the clinical field working as a certified nurse assistant at senior-assisted living homes and shadowing physicians with various specialties. As a clinical scientist in WoundExam Corp., she will design and manage clinical protocols and analyze lab results and wound healing-related data.

Sukhveer Sandhu

Clinical Data Analyst

Sukhveer Sandhu is currently an online PhD student at the University of North Dakota. Sukhveer has earned an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineer from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA in 2011. Additionally, he earned a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering with an emphasis in Neuroengineering, from the University of Southern California in 2015. Sukhveer’s research experience has spanned many disciplines including optical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, fluid dynamics, biomedical engineering, and computer engineering. Sukhveer has always operated in multidisciplinary teams and has a particular interest in bridging the gap between the needs of end-users and engineering teams.

Mahdi Saeedi

Backend Software Engineer

Mahdi is a graduate student in the Biomedical Engineering department at the University of North Dakota. He completed his bachelor’s double majoring in computer science and mathematics at UND. His experience includes software engineering internships at NASA, Thomson Reuters and research experience under the guidance of UND faculties designing simulations to study communication between unmanned Arial vehicles and mathematics of gerrymandering.

Mahsa Ranji, PhD

Research & Principal Investigator

Mahsa Ranji received a PhD degree in 2007 in Electrical Engineering from University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) for her studies on fluorescence spectroscopy and imaging of cardiovascular diseases. She then joined Sanford Burnham Institute for Medical Research/UCSD bioengineering as a postdoctoral associate in January 2008 where she has studied stem cell differentiation for cardiac repair. She has been at UWM electrical engineering department from 2009 to 2020 before joining FAU CEECS/ISENSE in August 2020. Dr. Ranji closely collaborates medical school scientists.

Robert Brunnemer

Hardware Engineer

Robert is a Biomedical Engineering PhD student at UND where he also completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Electrical Engineering. He grew up near Redding, California and worked as an electrician for almost 10 years through the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers local 340, where he worked on mostly Industrial and Commercial construction projects. In his off time, he enjoys working on robotics, programming, and virtual reality.