Backed by more than five decades of professional experience, Joseph Mailen Kootsey, Ph.D., is a renowned expert in mathematical modeling and model analysis, database design and data analytics, computer programming, user interface design, interactive website development, medical process, software development, and international consulting. Although he retired in 2005 from his post as the director of the computer biology facility at Loma Linda University Health, Dr. Kootsey maintains a busy itinerary as he currently serves in a variety of roles, including director of Cancer Centres Australia Pty Limited’s proton therapy department, chief technology officer of Alexandros Inc., and president of Simulation Resources Inc. Throughout the course of his career, Dr. Kootsey has showcased his expertise by submitting content to book chapters and articles in professional journals.
In addition to an extensive career as a consultant, which includes clients such as F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Health Canada, American Edwards Laboratories and Jones Medical Instrument Company, Dr. Kootsey previously held notable positions in academia. He joined Loma Linda University in 1965 as an instructor, and over the years, he assumed the roles of an assistant professor, chair of the department of physiology and pharmacology, and director of University Information Systems. Additionally, Dr. Kootsey taught at Duke University and Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Mich.
Dr. Kootsey’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in physics from Pacific Union College, as well as a Master of Science in physics and a Ph.D. in physics, both from Brown University. From 1969 to 1971, Dr. Kootsey served as a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University. An active contributor within his industry, Dr. Kootsey has maintained affiliations with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, The American Physiological Society, the American Physical Society, the Biophysical Society, and the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. He is also a member of the Society for Mathematical Biology, ACM, Inc., and Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society. Furthermore, Dr. Kootsey is a senior member of both the IEEE and Society for Computer Simulation International, an organization for which he also served as vice president of the Southwest Region from 1991 to 1992 and from 1986 to 1988.
Dr. Kootsey is proud of his countless achievements, including the development of general-purpose software for the simulation of biomedical systems, as well as his research findings on the advances of the theory of ion transport and regulation in heart muscle cells. In recognition of his accomplishments, Dr. Kootsey has been listed in Marquis Who’s Who publications such as Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who in the World. Moreover, his research has been aided through grants from the National Medical Technology TestBed (2000-2004) and the National Institute of Health (1980-1997).
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