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Committee Chairmen

Bhaskar Iduri, MS, CCE, CHTMBhaskar Iduri, MS, CCE, CHTM
Body of Knowledge/CE certification promo Committee Chair
Email: BOKchair@accenet.org
Bhaskar is the Vice President of healthcare technology management & Quality Assurance at RENOVO SOLUTIONS LLC in Irvine, CA and has been in the HTM field for the past 9 years. He is a member of AAMI’s Technology Management Council. Bhaskar received his B.S. degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University and M.S. degree from the Wright State University. Bhaskar is Certified Clinical Engineer and a Certified Healthcare Technology Manager.
Eric Aring BS, MBA, CBET, CLESEric Aring BS, MBA, CBET, CLES
Education Committee co-Chair
Email: educationchair@accenet.org
Eric Aring is a Program Manager for the Healthcare Technology Management Department at Mayo Clinic. In this position he is responsible for deployment and support of connected Mayo Connected Care equipment. Eric has previously worked at Stanford Children's Health, Beckman Coulter and UCSF Medical Center San Francisco, and is a graduate of the Milwaukee School of Engineering Biomedical Engineering program, and Kennesaw State University Masters in Business Administration program.
Danielle Cowgill, MScDanielle Cowgill, MSc
Education Committee co-Chair
Email: educationchair@accenet.org
Danielle Cowgill is a Manager of Clinical Technology and Biomedical Engineering at Stanford Children's Health. In this position she is responsible for operations at ambulatory clinics, technology assessment and planning, and help with growth strategies. Danielle previously worked at Kaiser Permanente as a Clinical Engineer for National Clinical Technology and has been a member of the ACCE Education Committee prior to this role.
Juuso LeinonenJuuso Leinonen
Membership Committee Chair
Email: membershipchair@accenet.org
Juuso Leinonen is a senior project engineer at the Health Devices group at ECRI Institute, where he performs comparative medical device evaluations and investigates medical device related problems. He also conducts accident investigations and advices hospitals with large scale equipment purchasing and selection projects. His current subject matter expertize includes medical device cybersecurity, infusion technology, pharmacy technologies, and telehealth. He came to ECRI Institute with a background in clinical engineering from St George's Hospital London, United Kingdom and holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from City University London, United Kingdom.
Kevin Kreitzman, MS, CCEKevin Kreitzman, MS, CCE
Advocacy Committee Chair
Email: advocacychair@accenet.org
Kevin Kreitzman is Assistant Director of Biomedical Engineering at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Prior to his current role, Kevin held positions as the Director of Clinical Engineering at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and as a Senior Clinical Engineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Kevin has both his Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering and is a Certified Clinical Engineer.
Binseng Wang, ScD, CCE, FACCE, FAIMBEBinseng Wang, ScD, CCE, FACCE, FAIMBE
International Committee Chair
Email: international.chair@accenet.org
Binseng Wang is Vice President, Program Management, with Sodexo Clinical Technology Management (CTM). Previously, Dr. Wang was Vice President, Quality & Regulatory Affairs, for WRP32/Greenwood/Sundance Enterprises, Aramark Healthcare Technologies, and MEDIQ/PRN. He also worked at NIH and Milwaukee School of Engineering, State University of Campinas, Brazil. He is a fellow of ACCE and AIMBE. He received the 2010 AAMI CE Achievement and the 2015 ACCE Lifetime Achievement and 2019 AAMI-TRIMEDX Iconoclast awards, and was inducted into the Clinical Engineering Hall of Fame by ACCE in 2017. He earned a Doctor of Science degree from MIT and is a Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE).
David A. Smith, BSEE, MSBME, MBADavid A. Smith, BSEE, MSBME, MBA
Advertising Chair
Email: advertising@accenet.org
Dave is a Senior Medical Equipment Planner in the medical equipment planning division of Ross & Baruzzini. He leverages 30 years of experience in medical equipment management and planning to advise R&B clients on medical equipment needs and successful navigation of healthcare construction projects. Dave holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Biomedical Engineering from the California State University at Sacramento and an MBA from Portland State University.
Arif Subhan, MS, CCE, FACCEArif Subhan, MS, CCE, FACCE, AAMIF
Nominations Committee Chair
Email: nominationschair@accenet.org
Arif Subhan is the Chief Biomedical Engineer at VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. He is a VA TCF Preceptor for clinical engineers and BMETs and an Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering at University of Connecticut. He is on the Editorial Boards of BI&T, 24x7 Magazine, and Journal of Clinical Engineering (JCE) and a regular columnist for JCE. He was Chair, USCC (predecessor to ACI). He has been on the ACCE Board for over a decade and has been the Chair of Education Committee and BOK Committee. He was Co-Chair, AAMI Annual Conference Program Committee and has been a faculty member for CCE and CBET exam review courses and for international workshops. He has authored book chapters for the “Clinical Engineering Handbook”, “Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation” and “A Practicum for Biomedical Engineering and Management Issues.” He was the Senior Clinical Engineer at Masterplan, and Chief Biomedical Engineer at VA Nebraska and VA South Texas. In 2013, he received the ACCE Professional Development/Managerial Excellence Award. In 2012, he received the AAMI Leadership Award.
James P. Keller, Jr., MS, FACCEJames P. Keller, Jr., MS, FACCE, AAMIF
CE-HOF Nominations Review Committee Chair
Email: ce-hof@accenet.org
James Keller is a business development director with Emergo by UL where he focuses on the growth and expansion of Emergo’s compliance- and regulatory-related consulting services for medical device and IVD manufacturers. Prior to working for Emergo he served in executive leadership roles for ECRI Institute as vice president for international market development and vice president for health technology evaluation and safety. He is a past president of ACCE and is a member of the University of Connecticut’s Academy of Distinguished Engineers.
Ricardo SilvaRicardo Silva Bustillos, PhD, CCE
Healthcare Technology Certification Commission Chair
Email: certificationchair@accenet.org
Ricardo is Chief Innovation Officer for Alluriam, a start up company working on customer focused healthcare integration. Ricardo is also professor of Health Information Technology at Villanova University. 20+ years of international experience in the academic, commercial and regulatory space. Has led to the development of national health IT initiatives, academic-industrial partnerships, and non-profit organizations.

Task Force Chairs

Task Force Chairs coming soon!

Liaisons

Ilir Kullolli, MSIlir Kullolli, MS
AAMI Liaison
Email: aamiliaison@accenet.org
Ilir Kullolli is Director of Clinical Technology and Biomedical Engineering at Stanford Children's Health. Before Stanford, Ilir worked for Kaiser Permanente Clinical Technology, where he was the Regional Director of Clinical Systems Engineering in Northern California. Ilir has also held leadership positions in Biomedical Engineering for Brigham and Women's Hospital (Partners Healthcare) in Boston, MA and Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT. Before making the switch to Biomedical Engineering, Ilir worked in Information Technology as Technical Consultant and Project Manager for South End Consulting in Boston. Ilir holds a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from University of Connecticut and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.
Steven W. Juett, PESteven W. Juett, PE, Lean GB
FMDIC-Texas Liaison
Email: fmdic-liaison@accenet.org
Steven Juett is a Senior Associate Vice President of Clinical Systems Planning at OneEQ, in Dallas/Fort Worth area, Texas. Steve leads the team of technology experts for CRTKL Healthcare studio. He has over 37 years of experience in Clinical engineering, Biomedical and Rehabilitation engineering design, and manufacturing, integrated surgical suite design, IT interoperability and consulting. Steve is a licensed Biomedical Engineer with an extensive background in the healthcare industry. He enjoys Connected Medical Equipment and focuses on peri-operative environment planning including image guided interventional and hybrid OR suites. He is the recipient of the 2000 ACCE/HTF Patient Safety award and an honorary citation from the FDA for his work on the US Wireless Medical Telemetry Service resulting in Federal Communications Commission laws that secured a Radio Frequency spectrum for public health. Steve is a member of the Advocacy committee.
Ilir Kullolli, MSIlir Kullolli, MS
IFMBE Liaison
Email: ifmbeliaison@accenet.org
Ilir Kullolli is Director of Clinical Technology and Biomedical Engineering at Stanford Children's Health. Before Stanford, Ilir worked for Kaiser Permanente Clinical Technology, where he was the Regional Director of Clinical Systems Engineering in Northern California. Ilir has also held leadership positions in Biomedical Engineering for Brigham and Women's Hospital (Partners Healthcare) in Boston, MA and Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT. Before making the switch to Biomedical Engineering, Ilir worked in Information Technology as Technical Consultant and Project Manager for South End Consulting in Boston. Ilir holds a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from University of Connecticut and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.
Binseng Wang, ScD, CCE, FACCE, FAIMBEBinseng Wang, ScD, CCE, FACCE, FAIMBE
IFMBE Liaison
Email: ifmbeliaison@accenet.org
Binseng Wang is Vice President, Program Management, with Sodexo Clinical Technology Management (CTM). Previously, Dr. Wang was Vice President, Quality & Regulatory Affairs, for WRP32/Greenwood/Sundance Enterprises, Aramark Healthcare Technologies, and MEDIQ/PRN. He also worked at NIH and Milwaukee School of Engineering, State University of Campinas, Brazil. He is a fellow of ACCE and AIMBE. He received the 2010 AAMI CE Achievement and the 2015 ACCE Lifetime Achievement and 2019 AAMI-TRIMEDX Iconoclast awards, and was inducted into the Clinical Engineering Hall of Fame by ACCE in 2017. He earned a Doctor of Science degree from MIT and is a Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE).
Priyanka Upendra, MS, CHTM, AAMIFPriyanka Upendra, MS, CHTM, AAMIF
HTA Liaison
Email: hta-liaison@accenet.org
Priyanka Upendra is the Compliance Program Director of Technology Management at Banner Health in Phoenix, Arizona. She works closely with Information Technology and Environmental Health & Safety on medical device cybersecurity, clinical engineering quality & compliance, and ISO certification efforts. She is a member of AAMI's Technology Management Council, EQ Standards Committee, BI&T Editorial Board, Awards Committee, Nominating Committee and H-ISAC's MDSISC and PSIC. Prior to Banner Health, Priya served at Intermountain Healthcare, Stanford Health Care, and Stanford Children's Health and is a research adviser for BME undergrad and grad students at San Jose State University and B.M.S College of Engineering. Priya holds a master’s degree in Engineering (Biomedical Devices) from San Jose State University and a Bachelor's in Medical Electronics Engineering from B.M.S College of Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological University, and is pursuing a Doctorate degree in Health Administration
Stephen Grimes, FACCE FAIMBE FHIMSSStephen Grimes, FACCE FAIMBE FHIMSS, AAMIF
HTA Liaison
Email: hta-liaison@accenet.org
Steve Grimes has more than 40 years’ experience with hospitals, shared service organizations, and healthcare consulting firms. He is a recognized authority on topics ranging from future challenges facing clinical engineering and healthcare technology integration to medical device security and risk management. He is a Fellow of the HIMSS, AIMBE and ACCE. In 2011 he received the ACCE/HIMSS Excellence in Clinical Engineering & Information Technology Synergies Award. In 2015 he received ACCE Lifetime Achievement Award and in 2016 he received AAMI’s Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) Leadership Award. Mr. Grimes is a graduate of Purdue University’s Biomedical Engineering Program.
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