Healthcare Heroes

HEALTHCARE HEROES

This page highlights inspirational patients whose health is being restored and lives improved by technological advances in healthcare. It also features the physicians and technologists who are taking healthcare to the next level.

Making the Dream of Restful Sleep a Reality

MTEC recently spoke with one of our newest members, Existential Technologies, Inc. about their work to develop a virtual sleep environment that can improve mental and physical health by helping…

An MTEC Member Called into Action

Jeffrey Lawson did not know what he wanted to be when he grew up, but he thought it would be related to biology or the life sciences because he loved...

A Lot to Smile About

In 2010, Army Captain Scotty Smiley, with Doug Crandall, wrote Hope Unseen, which received wide acclaim from renowned folks like the Honorable Bob Dole, Franklin Graham, and Duke basketball coach...

Wounded Warrior, Matthew Bacik

MTEC was honored to have Matthew Bacik speak at our April 10-11, 2018 General Membership Meeting at the Mayo Clinic and the Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureau in Rochester, Minnesota....

MILITARY SURGEON, DR. TODD RASMUSSEN

Todd E. Rasmussen, MD FACS, Colonel USAF MC Shumacker Professor of Surgery Associate Dean for Clinical Research Edward Hebert School of Medicine - "America's Medical School" Uniformed Services University of...

US Army Vet Justin Lansford

Advanced prosthetics make Justin’s life livable. Staff Sergeant Justin Lansford of Silver Spring, Maryland was serving as a squad leader and machine gunner in the 82nd Airborne Division in Afghanistan. In…

Holly Will Not Give Up

Holly Katke always wanted to help people. It’s what made her work so hard at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, what drove her as she quickly rose through the…

We’re Going to Take Care of One Another

Be innovative. Be creative. Reinforce the good. MAJ Peter Mitchell is a retired U.S. Marine currently working for United States Central Command. His entire career has been devoted to the service…