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Biomedical engineer , engineering company executive

Douglas Gabriel Tomasko, American biomedical engineer, engineering company executive. Sergeant, United States Air Force, 1972-1976, Thailand. Member Association Advancement Medical Instrumentation, Society Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, biomedical Optics Society, Medical Device Manufacturers Association, Laser Institute of America.

Background

Tomasko, Douglas Gabriel was born on September 30, 1954 in Minneapolis. Son of Gabriel Woodrow and Mary Victoria (Wargovick) Tomasko.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology with honors, Montana State University, 1980;graduate student, Montana State University, 1980-1981.

Career

Graduate research assistant, Montana State University, Bozeman, 1980-1981;test engineer, test supervisor, Allied-Signal, San Diego, 1981-1983;project engineer/production manager, Camino Neurocare, San Diego, 1983-1986;manager R & D, Bard FiberOptic Sensors, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1986-1993;medical device consultant, Tomasko Consulting, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1993-1994;director engineering and operations, Vasamedics LLC, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1994-1998;president, Outlook biomedical, Woodbury, Minnesota, since 1997;principal engineer, Endocardial Solutions Inc., St. Paul, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of laser doppler blood flow probes for measurement of tissue blood perfusion. Development of ventricular catheter with blood flow embedded sensor for measurement of intracranial pressure and parenchymal blood flow. Development of fiber optic pressure sensors for pressure measurements in the fields of cardiology, urology and neurosurgery.

    Development of 64 electrode array catheter for complex cardiac arrhythmia mapping. E-mail: dong@outlookbiomedical.com.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor and patentee of fiber optic pressure sensor, drift correction for fiber optic sensors, laser doppler blood perfusion probe, blood perfusion probe with flush lumen. Member readership advisory board Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry Magazine, since 1995.

Membership

Sergeant, United States Air Force, 1972-1976, Thailand. Member Association Advancement Medical Instrumentation, Society Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, biomedical Optics Society, Medical Device Manufacturers Association, Laser Institute of America.

Connections

Married Kathryn Lynn Spencer, June 14, 1989. Children: Bryonte, Gabriel, Blake, Krista.

father:
Gabriel Woodrow Tomasko

mother:
Mary Victoria (Wargovick) Tomasko

spouse:
Kathryn Lynn Spencer

child:
Bryonte Tomasko

child:
Gabriel Tomasko

child:
Blake Tomasko

child:
Krista Tomasko