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administrator , Science educator

Joseph Mailen Kootsey, American physiology and computer science educator, administrator. Postdoctoral fellow Bank American, 1965-1967; National Institutes of Health grantee, 1980-1997; National Medical Technology Testbed grantee, 2000-2004.


Kootsey, Joseph Mailen was born on September 3, 1939 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Joseph Steven and Esther Irene (Johnson) Kootsey.


Bachelor in Physics, Pacific Union College, 1960. Master of Science in Physics, Brown University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Brown University, 1966.


Instructor Loma Linda (California) University, 1965-1967, assistant professor, 1967-1969. Postdoctoral fellow Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1969-1971, assistant professor, 1971-1976, research associate professor North Carolina, 1979-1984, associate professor North Carolina, 1984-1991. Professor Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, 1976-1979, 91-98, dean arts and science, 1991-1994, vice president academy administration, 1994-1997, chief information officer, 1997-1998.

Chair physiological/pharmaceutical department Loma Linda University, 1998—2002. Professor Loma Linda (California) University, 1998—2005, director University Information Systems, 2002—2005, director computer biology facility, 2002—2005. Executive vice president particle therapy international, since 2010.

Consultant Albert L. Chaney Medical Laboratory, Glendale, California, 1966-1969, Jones Medical Instrument Company, Oak Brook, Illinois, 1967-1971, American Edwards Laboratories, Santa Ana, California, 1980-1983. Director National biomedical Simulation Resource, Durham, 1983-1991. President Simulation Resources Inc., Redlands, California.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor: Simulation Journal, since 1985. Reviewer 9 science journals. Contributor chapters to books and articles to professional journals.

      Achievements include development of general purpose software for simulation of biomedical systems. Research in advances in the theory of ion transport and regulation in heart muscle cells.


Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers(senior member), American Physiological Society, American Physical Society, Association Computing Machinery, Biophysics Society, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Society Computer Simulation (vice president Southeast region 1986-1988, 91-92), Society Mathematics Biology, Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Piano, tennis.


Married Lynne Diane Wiles, August 20, 1961. Children: Brenden Lamont, Sean Alexander.

Joseph Steven Kootsey

Esther Irene (Johnson) Kootsey

Lynne Diane Wiles

Brenden Lamont Kootsey

Sean Alexander Kootsey