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Pittsburgh Facility Manager and Safety Officer
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A trained Radiologic Technologist and Radiation Therapist, Allison is a highly accomplished professional with extensive experience in medical imaging and laboratory operations. After receiving her undergraduate degree in Medical Imaging, she earned certifications as a Radiologic Technologist and as a Radiation Therapist and spent her early career at UPMC Children’s Hospital and Allegheny Health Network. In her current role as Facility Manager and Safety Officer, she now fulfills her passion for helping others by managing National Bioskills’ lab operations with careful attention to detail and a dedicated commitment to maintaining the highest standards of client care and safety.
National Operations Manager
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Kaelin brings extensive knowledge of medical procedures and the medical device industry to her role as National Operations Manager. A highly skilled certified radiologic technologist, she served for 7 years as Lead Tech and later as Facility Manager for National Bioskills’ flagship location in Pittsburgh. During her tenure, she developed critical operating procedures and staff training protocols. Most recently, Kaelin expanded her skills as a Clinical Specialist for a global medical device company, providing hands-on teaching and demonstrations to healthcare professionals during courses and labs. Her deep experience in training and coaching, as well as her breadth of experience with process documentation, risk assessment, inventory management, specimen handling, and surgical procedures, make her ideally suited to oversee the day-to-day operations for all of National Bioskills’ facilities, ensuring events run smoothly and efficiently for every client.
Facility Manager, Dallas
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Bringing a wide range of scientific, administrative, and customer service knowledge to her role as Facility Manager, Victoria has worked extensively with cadaver management. At the University of Texas she served as an assistant anatomical embalmer in addition to performing outreach and education regarding scientific donations. Most recently, she oversaw administrative functions for the Anatomical Services laboratories at Parker University, including the Gross Anatomy and Neuroscience labs and the Anatomical Gift program, in addition to managing cadaver processing and tracking, compliance documentation, and governmental liaison. With an emphasis on safety and service, Victoria ensures that every client is delighted with their event services at National Bioskills Laboratories Dallas.
Chief Financial Officer
A seasoned chief financial officer in the medical device sector and other industries, Bob Dickson’s experiences as CFO include a key role in positioning and selling a cardiovascular device company to an international publicly-traded medical device company. Prior to that, Bob served as CFO of a titanium processing company that provided products to the medical device, aerospace, and other industries. Following a successful acquisition, Bob assumed the role of Vice President & Treasurer of the parent company where he oversaw treasury operations, coordinating strategic planning and investor relations and leading a $50 million public stock offering. Bob worked as a CPA for Price Waterhouse for ten years and is a licensed real estate professional in South Carolina.
Facility Manager, Pittsburgh
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A certified phlebotomist and a U.S. Navy Veteran, Jillian came to National Bioskills after five years serving her country as Boatswain’s Mate on a guided-missile destroyer. Managing a team of twenty sailors, she supervised maintenance and equipment repair work and directed boat crews in landing and rescue operations. She now applies her professional discipline and military precision to keeping the Pittsburgh bioskills laboratories ship shape, while leading a friendly, success-oriented team to anticipate and serve each client’s needs and ensure optimal event outcomes.
Facility Manager, San Francisco
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Arvin Amirriazi is an experienced specimen handler with expertise in research analysis, event management, and OSHA compliance for simulated operating rooms and bioskills training. Ensuring the highest level of safety standards for every event at National Bioskills Laboratories, he provides comprehensive customer service throughout the planning, implementation, and follow up stages. Arvin holds a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from San Francisco State University as well as a current certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
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Erin brings extensive background as a surgical technology expert to her role as Operations Manager at National Bioskills. A native of Colorado, Erin holds a degree in Surgical Technology and worked for more than 10 years as a surgical technician, a bioskills laboratory manager, and a lab services coordinator before assuming her current position at National Bioskills. Working closely with the Facility Managers, Erin uses her technological expertise to anticipate client needs and to ensure that every lab runs smoothly. Providing respectful, detail-focused customer service to clients and physicians is Erin’s hallmark and passion.
National Sales Director
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With personalized service and attention, Bethany ensures that customers’ needs are recognized at the highest level of the organization and that National Bioskills continues to set the standard in world-class, technologically advanced and impeccably executed training events. Highly trained in all aspects of specimen management, Bethany leverages her firsthand knowledge of the field to create outstanding experiences for new and returning customers at National Bioskills. With a background in anatomical embalming and experience as a Lab Manager at Texas A&M and Facility Manager at National Bioskills, Bethany is well-versed in safety standards and event operations, and personally works with every client to orient them to our facilities and technology, ensuring the best outcomes for their events. She is passionate about delivering exceptional customer care, anticipating needs, and making customer success her top priority.
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High-energy and talented at providing personalized event-planning services while overseeing the many details of our busy Dallas facility, Kenneth ensures efficient, orderly, and successful training events for all bookings at National Bioskills’ Central U.S. facility. In addition to providing NBL’s signature wraparound event planning and customer services, Kenneth applies his background in specimen handling to ensure top-tier standards of safety and credentials for all clients, employees, and stakeholders.
Vice President of Customer Experience
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Jamie comes to National Bioskills with more than 20 years in the customer service industry, including serving as Sales Manager for Hilton’s flagship brand hotels. Her extensive management experience, passionate attention to detail, and comfort working with people from all over the world make her uniquely qualified to ensure top-tier customer experiences for National Bioskills’ diverse international clientele. Jamie works proactively to identify customer trends and ensure that the company provides unparalleled, leading-edge training event environments and experiences that delight every customer. Always working to enable the best event outcomes, Jamie analyzes every detail of the event planning, execution, and follow-up process to deliver continuous improvement in the physician-focused training model that distinguishes National Bioskills Laboratories.
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Katira is a highly-respected bioskills laboratory manager who has been applying her hands-on knowledge of cadaveric surgical training in medical education for more than 10 years. From the North American Spine Society’s Specialty Education and Research Center to the University of Southern California’s Surgical Skills Center, she has worked directly with practicing trauma surgeons as well as with physicians learning new surgical skills, assisting with live demonstrations and education events across a variety of sub-specialties including Orthopedics, Neurology, Ear-Nose-Throat, and Cardiovascular. Katira enjoys anticipating customer needs and dedicates her efforts to continuous improvement, providing best-in-class customer experiences and educational outcomes while pursuing and implementing best practices in lab and education procedures, staff training, specimen procurement, and event management.
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Madeline came to National Bioskills Laboratories after gaining hands-on experience in the field of medicolegal death investigation with county coroner offices in the Pittsburgh area, performing investigations, analyses, and autopsies. Prior to that, Madeline taught as an adjunct professor at Westmoreland County Community College, after earning her B.S. in Forensic Science/Biology followed by an M.S. in Chemistry/Biochemistry from Duquesne University, where she also conducted lab research in biochemistry. Now Facility Manager of the Pittsburgh laboratory, she applies her knowledge of research lab protocols to organize and execute every event with precision and professionalism. Her love of people and enthusiasm for lab-based teaching translates to human-centered customer service rooted in respect, communication, and an appreciation for diverse perspectives.
Senior Sales Executive
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After several years of overseeing the day to day operations and management of our three national facilities and staffs, Jim now serves as Senior Sales Executive. In this role, he acts as customer advocate and delivers personalized service and attention to National Bioskills’ VIP customers. His responsibilities include ensuring that his customers’ needs are recognized at the highest level of the organization and that National Bioskills continues to set the standard in world-class, technologically advanced and impeccably executed training events. An experienced manager and leader, Jim also serves as a Member of Planning Commission in his local community.
Dr. Navalgund has extensive experience in advancing medical device education and technique. He is a Board-Certified physician in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and Assistant Professor, West Virginia University, Department of Anesthesiology, and Adjunct Professor, University of Pittsburgh, School of Anesthesia. He is the author of many publications and serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Neuromodulation and is a Founding Member of the Pennsylvania Pain Society. He is also President & CEO of DNA Pain, and a Lecturer and Instructor for numerous national and international companies and societies. His hands-on knowledge of devices and experience as a peer-to-peer educator have helped to develop and customize the wraparound services offered by National Bioskills Laboratories.
President & CEO
Dr. Hampers is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. He successfully created his own private practice, Reflex Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, in Greensburg, PA in 2009 and was named by the Pittsburgh Tribune Review’s readers as one the top three orthopedic surgeons by 2012. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as, his sports medicine fellowship under the tutelage of world-renowned surgeon Dr. Freddie Fu in 2004. He was the first person to be accepted into a combined MD/MBA program at Dartmouth College and completed it in 1998. Dr. Hampers was elected in 2012 to serve as a board member for Cardiac Assist (dba TandemLife), an international medical products company based in Pittsburgh, PA, which was acquired by LivaNova (LIVN) in March 2018 for $250 million.
With an academic background in Accounting and Economics, Kerry Rice brings more than 20 years of financial experience to National Bioskills. His early experience in accounting and auditing gave him a solid background in the fundamental ways a successful company should operate, after which Kerry went on to work as a research analyst in investment banking. There he strengthened his understanding of how businesses should operate to maximize their full potential, leveraging his knowledge of revenue and spending patterns to develop detailed forecasts. Kerry serves as National Bioskills’ Chief Financial Officer and heads up the company’s financial team.