Board Of Directors
Medical Advisory Board
From 1973 to 1983, Morgan Nields was President and Chief Executive Officer of Fischer Imaging Corporation.(NASDAQ)
From August 1983 until April 1984, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Diasonics, Inc.(NYSE) Following the rescission of the Diasonics/Fischer merger, Mr. Nields returned as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fischer Imaging, stepping down as CEO in 2000.
On December 31, 2003, Mr. Nields resigned as Chairman of Fischer Imaging to pursue the development of INTIO Inc, a venture backed, development stage company where he is President & CEO.
In 2007 Mr. Nields purchased the assets of Fischer Imaging and created a new company, Fischer Medical Technologies INC, where he is Chairman and CEO. Fischer Medical is focused on the development of emerging cone beam CT applications for interventional oncology applications with an emphasis on diagnosing and treating early breast cancer.
Mr. Nields is a former member of the Board of Governors of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), a $120B trade association. He has been a board member of publically traded companies Columbia HCA (now HCA) (NYSE), Smith Laboratories (NASDAQ), Fischer Imaging, (NASDAQ) and Diasonics Inc.(NYSE) and currently serves on several private corporate boards. He is a board member and Treasurer of AdMeTech, a not for profit organization dedicated to funding translational imaging research for the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. He was also formerly twice the Chairman of the Board of Directors of NEMA’s Diagnostic Imaging and Therapy Systems Division.(now MITA).
Mr. Nields received a B.A. degree from Williams College (1968) and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, Tuck Scholar (1970).
As VP of R&D and CTO, Rasool Khadem, Ph.D., provides leadership and technical guidance to all divisions of INTIO. Rasool brings to INTIO over 14 years of experience in the Medical Device industry and academia in the areas of MRI, image guided surgery,computer-enhanced visualization, deep brain stimulation, DTI, ablation therapy and patient critical care monitoring.
Rasool’s prior experience includes his role as research scientist and software manager at CBYON, a start-up in the field of image-guided surgical solutions, as well as positions of increasing responsibility at global medical device-leader Medtronic Inc., most recently as program manager for a multi-million dollar DBS planning and surgery program. In response to a growing need for targeted, customized solutions in the global medical industry, Rasool founded MedInventive, LLC in 2010 where he serves as President and is leading teams of biomedical engineers and industry specialists to provide client companies with new technologies and solutions.
Rasool holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, specializing in Magnetic Resonance Imaging; an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering/Electronics from Sharif University
Paul R. Garrett, MD joined the Intio team in October 2012. As Medical Director, he contributes to all facets of the organization based on his education, training and experience.
After 28 years practicing clinical radiology in hospital and private office settings, Dr. Garrett has turned his attention to quantitative imaging, serving as an independent image reviewer in clinical research studies since 2008 and participating in basic imaging research.
He has been primary author in national and international medical and radiologic publications. Dr. Garrett graduated from the Accelerated 5-Year Medical Program in 1981, receiving a BS degree from The Pennsylvania State University and a Medical Doctorate from Jefferson Medical College. He completed his Diagnostic Radiology Residency at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center in 1985. In 2000, he completed a Body Imaging Fellowship at Hahnemann University Hospital, now Drexel Medical College. During that time he served on the faculty as Clinical Instructor.
Jorge A. Lopez heads up the clinical applications team and brings over 20 years of deep experience in administrative CT management as well as in teaching and training CT technologists at a major University Hospital. In addition, Jorge is an international expert in contrast media and for a decade held senior sales and marketing positions for a major contrast media company.
Jorge has assumed the leadership role in training and developing applications experts for INTIO. The application specialists will help customers optimize and use INTIO’s software and provide consultation services for customers to develop best CT imaging practices in order to achieve superior results in CT guided oncologic procedures.
Jorge started his career at the University of Miami and Jackson Hospital in radiologic technology and after a stint in administrative management for 80 CT technologists moved to Covidien as Manager of Clinical Applications for the Americas. He then became Director of Sales and Marketing for Covidien’s Latin America’s Imaging Business before starting his own consulting company and joining INTIO in January 2012.
Jorge holds a BS degree in Business Management and is a licensed RT certified in Computerized Tomography.
Gary Dalmadge has over 35 years in various software engineering industries with over 30 years experience leading engineering teams. He joined the INTIO team in 2005, building and managing the INTIO engineering development team as VP of Engineering.
Mr. Dalmadge’s experience includes numerous real-time operating systems, including embedded systems, in applications in such diverse fields as security and monitoring, aerospace and defense, communications systems, geophysical data control and logging, and identification systems used for personnel access and remote baggage handling systems.
In addition to leading the R&D development team, Gary was also responsible for the hardware and software architecture of INTIO’s system. His team is responsible for the implementation of all 2D and 3D rendering algorithms, tumor segmentation and automated measurements, the development of intuitive user controls, an onboard patient database system, and the integration of all system components. His group is also responsible for local or network support of medical industry DICOM standards for image archival, transmission and retrieval.
Dr. Nadadur currently holds the position of Chief Engineer at INTIO Inc., working closely with the research and development teams. He joined the R&D division of INTIO in June 2005, as Senior Staff Scientist. Dr. Nadadur brings over 18 years of experience to the INTIO team.
Prior to joining INTIO, from 1999 to 2005, Dr. Nadadur was a Senior Scientist in the Advanced Imaging Applications group of R&D at Siemens Medical Solutions, Ultrasound Division, Issaquah (near Seattle), Washington. From 1993 to 1999 he was a Research Associate at the Intelligent Systems Laboratory at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, and a Software Engineer in the Advanced Technologies Group at Electronics for Imaging (EFI), Inc., in Foster City, California.
In 2001, Dr. Nadadur received his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Image Processing and Computer Vision from University of Washington, Seattle, under the supervision of Professor Robert M. Haralick. His dissertation was titled, “Noise covariance estimation in low-level computer vision.” He received his Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Electrical Engineering from Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington in 1993. In 1990, he received his Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India.
Luduan Zhang has over 14 years experience in the research and development of medical image processing algorithms and advanced technology for CT, MR, fMRI, angiography, ultrasound and EEG systems. She has led development of CT quantitative imaging markers for tumors, and MR imaging markers for neurological diseases.
Prior to joining INTIO in 2008, Dr. Zhang was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Neural Control Laboratory at the Cleveland Clinic, where she directed neuroimaging research and led the development of MR and fMRI image analysis algorithms to assist in diagnosing and monitoring neurological diseases and normal aging. From 2000 to 2005 she was a Research Assistant at the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University. She earned an innovator award at the Cleveland Clinic for the technology she developed, and one of her publications has been earned an outstanding manuscript award.
Dr. Zhang has co-authored several publications in medical imaging, image processing, neuroscience and oncology and is internationally presented. Besides clinical research, her experience includes image analysis algorithms including segmentation, registration, feature extraction, pattern recognition, and computer vision, visualization, and software design and development.
Dr. Zhang has responsibility for the design, development and implementation of image analysis algorithms, clinical research, technical support for sales and marketing, and customers, and collaborations with clinical and industry partners.
Dr. Zhang holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Southwest Petroleum University, China, a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.