Kaliber Imaging is comprised of experts in the healthcare industry as well as professionals in the business community.
Ralph has over 30 years of experience in embedded systems image processing, systems engineering and optical design. He worked for the Boeing Company for 25 years and has been working for Northrop Grumman for the past 5 years. He has published numerous technical articles, has three patents with Boeing, and has won numerous achievement awards.
Judith has an extensive medical background, a passion for working with seniors and the disabled, and has successfully owned and operated a party and equipment rental business for many years. Her medical background has given her a clearer understanding of the enormous significance of combating the loss of mobility in an objective, understandable manner.
Dr. Winters began his career in the late 70's and has recently focused on targeted applied research in rehabilitative bioengineering aimed at developing more effective systems and tools for 21st-century rehab therapy in areas such as stroke. He also directs the Falk Neurorehabilitation Engineering Research Center and engage in telehealth research (cardiopulmonary, stroke). In 2006 a new book came out from CRC Press that is entitled Medical Instrumentation: Accessibility and Usability Considerations (Winters and Story, eds); I'm a co-author for 8 of the chapters, with our focus being on innovative strategies for providing all people, including those with disabilities, with access to healthcare technologies.
Dr. Kipp joined the Department of Physical Therapy, Program in Exercise Science, at Marquette University in the fall of 2011. He received a PhD in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences with emphasis in biomechanics from Oregon State University and completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Michigan. Dr. Kipp's primary research interests focus on the prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries. To this end, Dr Kipp's research projects use various combinations of biomechanical and electrophysiological techniques.
Danille Parker is the Director of Clinical Education and a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Physical Therapy Department at Marquette University. She joined the program in 2000 as Adjunct Clinical Faculty and a Lab Supervisor for Patient Management I and II, Lifespan/Geriatric and Pathophysiology and Aging courses. Danille received her Bachelor’s of Life Science degree, Masters of Physical Therapy degree from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California, and Doctor of Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She has a well-rounded clinical background, working in inpatient acute and rehab hospitals, outpatient and nursing home settings. She has special interest in management and treatment of clients with Parkinson’s disease and Fibromyalgia, and treatment and well-being of the geriatric population. Danille continues to practice in the clinic 1 day a week with emphasis in sub-acute/long term care and the geriatric population.
For the past 25 years, Wendy has managed a multi-million dollar landscape and nursery company in Chicago's Northwest suburbs. She has expertise in human resources, marketing, project management, computer technology, and financial management.
David K. Gay. MBA retired after 21 years as the Director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at College of DuPage. As a leading center in the state, the SBDC acts as counselor, coach and trainer to small businesses throughout the area. The Center serves over 2,000 clients annually by way of individual or group counseling sessions, training sessions e-mail and telephone inquiries. David joined College of DuPage in December 1992 and brings a diverse business background to the position with over twenty years business consulting experience in the areas of business plan development, SBA lending, venture capital and private placement funding. Academic credentials include a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hanover College (Ind.), an MBA in finance and post-graduate work in entrepreneurial studies from the University of Denver. David graduated from the Oklahoma University Economic Development Institute program in 2004 and is a Certified Economic Developer under the International Economic Development Institute. He is an active member of the IL Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth Association, is a past president, a current board member and a Certified Business Counselor in that organization.
Dr. Smith focused his studies at the University of Washington Occupational Therapy M.O.T. in 1980 and acquired his Industrial Engineering PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1993. He has since collaborated on five publications closely related to the work being done by Kaliber Imaging and has an additional five significant publications. His research focuses on measurement related to disability and the application of assistive technologies and universal design. He has also created an evaluation based software system. He is a regular speaker on related and significant topics such as design, technology, falling, outcome measurement and disability. Currently Dr. Smith directs several research projects funded by the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research as well as other agencies.
Dr. Gingold is a semi-retired Professor of Gerontology and Rehabilitation Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where his focus has been the well-being of the senior population. He has developed a number of programs and services that are currently being used throughout Illinois and other parts of the country to assess the elderly and encourage prevention and independence.
Mrs. Brewer has a Baccalaureate degree in Communication and a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Marquette University as well has her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University. Mrs. Brewer is a Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. As one of only 14 Geriatric Clinical Specialists in the state of Wisconsin, this certification recognizes advanced clinical knowledge, experience and skills in the evaluation and management of the geriatric client.