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Work experience

1988Present

Imaging Specialist

• Faculty position in Department of Ophthalmology • Responsible for technical and operations of busy diagnostic unit • Certified Retina Angiographer • SD & TD OCT's (Spectralis and Stratus) • Responsible for Ophthalmic Sonography • Pediatric (PICU) imaging, Intra-operative Photo and video

• VISX certified refractive laser operator (Star and Intralase)

• Electrophysiology technician (LKC)

Mar 2006Present

Consulting Hypnotist

Don Enkerud Consulting Hypnostist

• Trained by Gerry Kein - Deland FL • Rapid "Elman" style induction • Shock and hi-speed inductions • Trained in regression and parts techniques • N.G.H. certified

Mar 2004Feb 2008

Administrator - Department of Ophthalmology

• This is a faculty position in the College • $11 million annual budget

• Directed day-to-day operations of complex clinical/research/educational enterprise.• Directly supervise office staff of 12, Indirectly, Department staff of 100+

• Extensive research, grant component.

• Prepare annual budget • Prepare administrative reports (i.e. administrative, fiscal, Promotion and Tenure, Instructor workload etc)

• Significant involvement with 2 major clinical expansion/construction projects.

• Oversee conversion from legacy to enterprise I.T. system (Peoplesoft).

• Strategic Planning

• Privacy officer

• Data Security Administrator

Jul 1988Jun 1992

Clinic Administrator

• 14,000 square foot facility • 4.5 million annual billing • Implemented efficiency monitoring system • Managed significant faculty expansion with limited resources • Lowered employee turnover through team building • Trimmed management hierarchy

• Improved cash flow

• Fostered collegial, open staffing model

19821988

Director of Photography

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Directed efforts of fifteen, including clinical photographers, darkroom/lab, video/cinematographer, and film librarians at world-renowned center of excellence.  Very high volume clinical load and intensive academic support effort. While there, stabilized a troubled department, which had 11 previous directors in 10 years, Significantly improved departmental productivity.  Reduced employee turnover, increased gross margin through innovative, entrepreneurial activities. Implemented a significant quality assurance program.

Education

19851987

M.B.A.

University of Miami - School of Business

Intensive Executive M.B.A. with emphisis in Health Administration and Policy.  Strong emphasis on strategic management.

19721976

B.A.

State University of New York at Buffalo

Four year curriculum emphasising studio, fine-art and alternative processes.

19681972

N.Y.S. Regents Diploma

St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute

Men's Preparatory High School

Skills

Hypnosis
Hypnosis •    M.D. practice collaboration •    Pain management •    Rapid inductions •    Regression / Parts •    Smoking cessation / weight loss
Ophthalmic Imaging
•    Optical Coherence Tomography (SD & TD) •    Fluorescein and ICG Angiography •    Retcam, Pentacam, Wavefront •    Ultrasound (A & B mode, UBM) •    Imaging department management
Administration
•    Academic administration •    Research integration •    Strategic management •    Construction planning •    Team building •    HIPAA / data security

Certifications

VISX Laser System Operator

Abbott / AMO Medical

Certified Consulting Hypnotist

National Guild of Hypnotists

Certified Retinal Angiographer

Ophthalmic Photographers' Society

Print Media

Portfolio

Honors and Recognition

Fellow - Ophthalmic Photographers' Society

Elected "Fellow" to Ophthalmic Photographers' Society in 2008.  Fellowship is an honor for service to orgnaization and contribution to the field.

(Description from O.P.S. website)

Interest

I have a strong interest in Complimentary and Alternative Medicine, especially the integration of CAM into academic and mainstream western practices.

Fine art photography continues to be a passion for me. I have several active projects and have exhibited recently in community art shows.

Volunteerism

  • P.T.A. President (2 years) Littlewood Elementary -Gainesville, FL
  • Cub Scout Den Leader (4 years)
  • School Band Photographer

Summary

I am a diversely trained, well experienced health care executive with an extensive background in clinical ophthalmology. With over 30 years of experience - including small business ownership, working in centers of excellence, academic practice, and private practice – I believe I have a firm foundation to build upon. My administrative experience is complimented by a technical understanding, including I.T. systems and particularly, ophthalmic photography, imaging and ultrasound. Currently Seeking New Opportunities I would be delighted to contribute and build with, an innovative and creative organization. I accept challenges, work collaboratively, involve and engage others, and have the highest standards for integrity and trust. Others find that I am dependable, forthright and make a favorable impression. My history as a teacher, lecturer and author may also be of value. Summary of Key Qualifications • M.B.A. with certificate in Health Administration • Department Director in a world class center of excellence • Department Administrator of a nationally regarded academic program • Clinical Administrator of a complex clinical practice • Proven problem solving skills and innovation • Strong presentation skills • Proficient with office suite, and popular graphics programs • Experienced user of PC, Mac and Linux platforms • Strategic management skills