I have led multidisciplinary teams in several Federal (US NAVY, DVA, DHHS) and private (National Medical Care, Fresenius AG, Seratronics – Fresenius US) sectors. My leadership focuses on encouraging team collaboration and on valuing each team member’s recommendations. Because of the nourished team spirit, my teams have succeeded in reaching and surpassing our objectives. As a member of the US Navy, I was trained as an ICU technician and graduated from the Naval School of Health Sciences (Transplant Technician NEC 8433) where I gained vast experience in human organ harvesting/transplantation, animal research/surgery, tissue culture, hemodialysis, hemophoresis, and blood banking. I have worked as a Field Service Engineer and supervised Biomedical Engineering teams. I also gained a wide-ranging experience in the medical information technology arena while fulfilling my responsibilities as International Technical Coordinator for a major American/German healthcare service company. My work experiences in conjunction with my college and military education have helped me to excel during the past 11 years with projects related to : Healthcare security, IT security audits, Medical device security, New technology security reviews ,Risk management and Medical Informatics (VA AMIA 10X10 2013). Healthcare experience: US NAVY Corpsman (ICU Technician – Bethesda Regional MC) USNAVY Transplant Technician Medical Research – National Institutes of Health LES, DNA Sequencing – TIGR (Institute for Genomic Research) Health Informatics – VA AMIA 10 x 10 Collaboration and information sharing are crucial factors for the enhancement of our secured healthcare services and for the protection of our patients' privacy. I have shared some of this information in the following published articles listed below.