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consultant , clinical engineer

Peter R. Suydam, American clinical engineer, consultant. Achievements include research in biotechnology applications in medicine and industry; research in quality assurance-all fields.

Background

Suydam, Peter R. was born on April 1, 1945 in Jersey City. Son of Stedman Mills and Winifred M. (Murphy) Suydam.

Education

Student in Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Student in Psychology, University Rochester. Bachelor of Science in Bio-Engineering, University Illinois, Chicago, 1975.

Career

Director clinical engineering Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, 1975—1981. President Syzygy, Inc., 1978—1981. Lead auditor quality assurance Callaway Nuclear Power Plant, Union Electrical Company, St. Louis, 1981—1984.

Senior consultant Ellerbe Associates, Inc., Minneapolis, 1984—1986. Division manager CH Health Technologies, Inc., St. Louis, since 1986. Project manager Landmark Contract Management, Inc., 1988—1989.

Director healthcare technical planning The Cannon Corporation, 1989—1991. Technical advisor New Very Important Person Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1991—1992. Director middle east operations E.C.R.I., since 1992.

Staff consultant Joint Commission on Accreditation for Hospitals, Chicago, 1978—1981. Member technical committee Safe Use of Electricity in Patient Care Areas of Health Care Facilities. Member Board Examiners Clinical Engineering Certified, 1980—1985.

Committee member Midwest Medical Group Stads., Chicago Hospital Council, 1976—1981. Served with United States Navy, 1967-1973.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in biotechnology applications in medicine and industry. Research in quality assurance-all fields.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member technical committee Safe Use of Electricity in Patient Care Areas of Health Care Facilities. Member Board Examiners for Clinical Engineering Certified, 1980-1985. Member Midwest Medical Group Standards, Chicago Hospital Council, 1976-1981.

.; Served with United States Navy, 1967-1973. Member Association Advancement Medical Instrumentation (electrical safety committee since 1980), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chapter chairman group on engineering in medicine and biology), Instrument Society American, American National Standards Institute, American Hospital Association, National Fire Protection Association (health care, electrical and engineering sects.), American Society Hospital Engineers, American Society Quality Control. Current work: Biotechnology applications in medicine and industry.

Connections

Married Patricia Cunniff, February 2, 1970 (deceased 1976). Married Jaimy Slifka, February 11, 1978. Children: Rycken Stedman, Stephen Michael.

father:
Stedman Mills Suydam

mother:
Winifred M. (Murphy) Suydam

spouse:
Patricia Cunniff

spouse:
Jaimy Slifka

child:
Rycken Stedman Suydam

child:
Stephen Michael Suydam