|AHERA Asbestos Building Inspector and AHERA Asbestos Worker Certification||2015|
|Fall Protection and Confined Spaced Trainer certification, Canadian Institute of Construction Training (CICT)||2015|
|Health and Safety Administration Certificate, ACSA||2012|
|Diplomate, American Board of Pathology, Clinical and Anatomic Pathology Residency Program, Clinical Medicine and Anatomic Pathology, Loyola University and||1985|
|University of Chicago; Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington||1980-1985|
|University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL: MD||1976-1980|
|University of California, Berkeley, CA: PhD, Biophysics||1971-1976|
|Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC: MSc, Biology||1969-1971|
|Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC: BSc, Honours Chemical Physics||1965-1969|
|Emergency and Family Physician, Crossroads Emergency Medical Clinic, (Part-time)||1982-1985|
|House Physician, Provident Hospital (Part-time).||1981-1982|
|House Physician, Resurrection Hospital (Part-time).||1981-1982|
Night coverage of intensive care unit and coronary recovery unit together with general floors of 400-bed community hospital.
Training Coordinator, Fluor Inc., Syncrude Facility, Fort McMurray, AB
December, 2012- November, 2013
Responsible for Syncrude and Fluor orientation training for Mildred Lake Mine Replacement (MLMR) project, as well as Risk Tolerance, Driving in the Mine, Fall Protection, and Confined Space courses. Interfaced extensively with safety staff from other major contractors on the MLMR project.
Health, Safety and Environmental Training Coordinator, Chicago Bridge and Iron Inc., Kearl Lake Facility, Fort McMurray, Alberta.
December, 2013-May, 2014
Responsible for orientation classes for all of CB&I’s new workers. Rewrote and updated lecture materials and tests, using from Kearl Lake site pertinent images of scaffolding, fall protection equipment and other audiovisual aids to incorporate into lectures. Familiar with filing and data retrieval system for busy teaching center. Interfaced extensively with safety staff from a number of major contractors. Certified for Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry/Monitor, Elevated Work Platform.
International Laboratory Inspector Certification, American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. Certified 2012 and 2010 as laboratory inspector under the international standard ISO 15189.
College of American Pathologists: Laboratory inspector and inspection team leader, 1987-2007. Led inspection teams certifying U.S. laboratories ranging from major hospital laboratories to small rural facilities.Volunteer position with inspection assignments 1-2 times per year.
Independent consultant/contractor with Mercy Ships of Canada (developed pilot corporate donor program), International Health Care Providers (business development for one of Canada’s premier medical travel companies) and Pathwork Diagnostics (developed new diagnostic device sales literature).Networked with, and presented to, wide variety of civic and nongovernmental organizations on Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland.
Whitelaw and Associates, Nanaimo, B.C.Regional pathologist for Cowichan Valley.
Lower Columbia Pathologists, Longview, Washington
June, 2002- September, 2004
Private pathology practice serving four community hospitals and clinics in southwestern Washington.
Medical Doctor Associates, Atlanta, Georgia
Contract assignments as staff pathologist and laboratory director Harlan Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Harlan, Kentucky; Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Hazard, Kentucky; Central Peninsula Hospital, Soldotna, Alaska; Merle West Medical Center, Klamath Falls, Oregon; Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska.Extensive experience in a variety ofrural medicine settings. These assignments were done at intervals between other, long-term positions.
Puget Sound Institute of Pathology/SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories, Seattle, WA
June, 1990 – September, 2001
Medical director for the largest clinical reference laboratory in the Pacific Northwest. Responsible for all QC/QA, safety and biohazard control, anatomic and clinical pathology, in-house and client staff training, and consultation for physician clients in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. Worked closely with sales staff, providing consultation and representing the laboratory with physician and hospital clients. Extensive experience with staff and client continuing education, presenting seminars and guest lectures over three state area.
National Health Laboratories, Tukwila, WA
June, 1987- May, 1990
Medical Director for large clinical reference laboratory, responsible for quality assurance, anatomic and clinical pathology, and consultation for physician clients. Responsible for developing the laboratory’s quality control, recordkeeping and procedures to allow for certification by the College of American Pathologists.
AKE Laboratories Inc., Tacoma, WA
Staff pathologist in private pathology practice covering three community hospitals, together with large outpatient pathology practice serving physician offices and community clinics.
Graduate Student, Laboratory of Chemical Biodynamics, University of California.
Berkeley, California. Ph.D. Thesis Advisor: Melvin Calvin, Director of Laboratory of Chemical Biodynamics.Thesis Title: In Situ Electron Microscopy of Cell Monolayers: Application to the Study of the Interactions Between Balb 3T3 Fibroblasts.
Graduate Student, Department of Biology, Simon Fraser University.
Burnaby, B.C., Canada.M.Sc. Thesis Advisor: Arthur H. Burr, Ph.D.Thesis Title: Properties of the Bromide Ion as a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Probe of Protein Conformation: Studies of Methemoglobin and Simple Thiols.
Class 1 B.C. Commercial Driving Certification May 2012. Certified for Air Brakes, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, WHMIS, Load Management, Alberta Standard First Aid with Level C CPR and AED, H2S Alive, CSTS and OSSA. OSSA Certified for Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry/Monitor, and Elevated Work Platform.