Work experience

Work experience
1988 - Present

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 2006 - Present

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 2004 - Feb 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 1988 - Jun 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

1982 - 1988

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.


1985 - 1987


University of Miami - School of Business

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

1972 - 1976


State University of New York at Buffalo

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

1968 - 1972

N.Y.S. Regents Diploma

St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute

Men's Preparatory High School




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


•    Academic administration •    Research integration •    Strategic management •    Construction planning •    Team building •    HIPAA / data security



VISX Laser System Operator

Abbott / AMO Medical

Certified Consulting Hypnotist

National Guild of Hypnotists

Certified Retinal Angiographer

Ophthalmic Photographers' Society