Authors and Contributors
Kevin Montgomery, Ph.D.
Dr Kevin Montgomery is a cofounder of eHuman, and served on its Board and as VP of Engineering since its’ inception.
In addition, he is also a Senior Researcher at the Center for Innovation in Global Health at Stanford University and previously the Technical Director of the National Biocomputation Center, a collaboration between NASA and Stanford University to develop advanced technologies for next-generation medicine. He regularly serves on review sections for NIH, NSF, DoD, and other granting agencies, serves on the program committees of several technical conferences, and advises and consults with several small, high-tech companies in the Silicon Valley.
Before joining Stanford, he led teams at the NASA Ames Research Center for biomedical imaging for space-related research. While at NASA, he developed and demonstrated the first live transmission of vital signs and video from a commercial aircraft, which earned the Smithsonian Award in 1998. Prior to joining NASA, he was a project leader at the Hewlett-Packard Company focusing on networking protocol design and implementation of a Microbial Identification System.
In addition to his academic position at Stanford, he is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Research at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center- Houston and at the University of Hawaii. He has over 25 years of full-time technical experience in industry, government, and academia, 23 years of management experience, and over 76 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications.
Dr Montgomery is the 2013 recipient of the Future in Review Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Strategic News Service. Read article >
Eric Herbranson, BS, MS, DDS
Chairman & Co-founder of Brown & Herbranson Imaging
Eric Herbranson has more than 30 years experience in clinical endodontics, teaching, and image production. He is actively involved in professional photography and has been published in numerous national and regional periodicals and dental textbooks. In the last few years he has transitioned his interest in photography to digital imaging; he has gained expertise in the technical side of both digital imaging and imaging software for the computer. He has developed and taught courses on conventional and digital photography with the surgical operating microscope. He is an assistant professor (adjunct) at the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry in San Francisco where his responsibilities include developing and giving lectures on endodontics. He has also lectured extensively to both general dental audiences and specialty audiences on microscope photography, new technology in dentistry, and the use of computers in presentations. He has an ongoing interest in dental anatomy and is the co-author of the chapter on tooth anatomy in, Pathways of the Pulp, edition 7 and 8.
Dr. Charles J. Goodacre
Dean, Loma Linda University
Dr. Goodacre received his DDS degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1971. He completed a three year combined program in Prosthodontics and Dental Materials at Indiana University School of Dentistry and in 1974 earned his MSD degree. He began full-time teaching at Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1974 and has three times received awards from senior dental classes as the outstanding clinical instructor or outstanding lecturer. He served as Chairman of the Department of Prosthodontics at Indiana University, and currently is Dean of the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Past-President of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow of the Academy of Prosthodontists, Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists, and holds membership in the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics. He was co-author of the 4th edition of the textbook, Johnston’s Modern Practice in Fixed Prosthodontics, and served as an Editor of the International Journal of Prosthodontics.