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Fitz G. Walker, JR., President, CEO and Chief Technology Officer
Fitz G. Walker, Jr. has more than 20 years of experience in the field of electronics and computer science. He has worked at the University of Connecticut as a biological illustrator; he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts in Afro-American Studies; at UTC Hamilton Standard as a subcontractor in technical publications and was a graduate of the UTC Small Business Mentor Program; and as Pres/CEO of Bartron Manufacturing Corporation, which is a company he founded to develop and implement bar coding technologies and bar coding labels for the commercial and military market place. Mr. Walker has a diverse and varied background including instructor at Connecticut State Vocational Educational System in the fields of electromechanical and computer aided drafting electronics where he was also the technology coordinator. Mr. Walker is a member of the Quinnipiac University Chapter of Sigma Xi, which is a scientific research society. He was the Minority Vendor of the Year in Connecticut in 1985 and is a member of CURE and IEEE. Mr. Walker is also a member of the Connecticut MIT Forum, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Multicore Computational Center and the Connecticut Technology Council CEO Roundtable. He is presently the CEO, CTO and product developer for Bartron Medical Imaging, Inc.


Thomas J. Rutherford, M.D., Medical Director
Dr. Thomas J. Rutherford is the Medical Director of Bartron Medical Imaging, Inc. He is presently the Division Director of Gynecologic Oncology at the Yale University School of Medicine. He has been associated with the Yale University School of Medicine since 1995. He graduated from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo and also holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the same institution. He is the author of many publications, case studies, and abstracts.

Jennifer Smith Walker, Vice President, Treasurer and Director
Jennifer S. Walker has been a member of our Board of Directors since the Company's inception. In 1989 Mrs. Walker started working with Mr. Walker as an independent consultant. She quickly demonstrated her commitment to bringing this technology to the marketplace. In 2001, Mrs. Walker was appointed Vice-President of Bartron Medical Imaging, Inc. As Bartron Medical Imaging, Inc.'s Vice-President, Mrs. Walker is responsible for finance and corporate affairs and performs as Tax Accountant for the Corporation.


Grace M. Schaefer, RN, Corporate Secretary, Project Manager & Director
Grace M. Schaefer has been a member and Secretary of the Board of Directors since the Company's inception. She is currently on the Business and Scientific Advisory Board of Bartron Medical Imaging, Inc. and is acting as project coordinator. She helps develop and maintain a detailed project schedule which includes administrative tasks involved with various projects. She is responsible for tracking project changes and producing updated site-based schedules as agreed with engineering and manufacturing.


James E. Rawlings, Associate Medical Director
Mr. James E. Rawlings, MPH. is BMI’s new Associate Medical Director. He has had thirty-five plus years of management experience as an administrator beginning with the Carter Administrator as a policy analyst through 30 years at Yale New Haven Hospital as an Assistant Vice President and Executive Director. Additionally serving on several health oriented national Boards, the chair of several state boards and commissions appointed by the governor, including the founding member of the Commission on Health Equity of the State of Connecticut and the chair of numerous regional and local boards and organization. Clinical instructor at the Yale School of Public Health and with experience on the Human Subjects Committees of Pfizer and the Yale School of Medicine with several national publications. He was recognized on two occasions, he has received several Congressional Citations by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and ; received the Connecticut Heart Association Humanitarian Award; and received the National Association Community leadership Award (one of thirty-seven individuals recognized nationally) among others. His main focus with BMI will be to direct the on boarding clinical process to launch the MED-SEG™ with its new health care medical device technology. This will involve the strategic initiatives and innovations necessary based on the multidimensional aspects of our present day health care industry. His other focus will be to develop clinical affiliations and to head the medical advisory committee.

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