Joseph has been a practicing clinical perfusionist for 40 years. Currently, Joseph is the CEO of Houston Extracorporeal Technologies and is the program director of The New Orleans Conference and MediWeb which includes PerfWeb and NurseWeb.
Lucas M. Duvall, MD, FACS is a board-certified and fellowship trained cardio-thoracic surgeon and a fellow in the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Duvall is the Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital Cardiovascular Surgery Medical Director and the Vice President of the Medical Staff.
Dr. Frome graduated from the University of Miami Honors Program with a Bachelor of Science in Communications and Philosophy. He then moved to Houston, Texas where he studied Public Health and subsequently went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and was selected to serve as Chief Medical Resident at the Michael E. Debakey VA Medical Center. He continued his training at Baylor College of Medicine with a fellowship in Nephrology and was selected to serve as the Chief Fellow.
Dr. Prakash Balan is a board certified Physician and Assistant Professor for the Department of Internal Medicine at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
John Ingram is a magna cum laude graduate from University of Texas, Texas Heart Institute and a board certified perfusionist currently specializing in adult perfusion as well as pediatric and adult ECMO. He has several medical patents and has served as a consultant for nearly every perfusion manufacturer. He has published seven research publications in the perfusion literature, and has presented both nationally and internationally. With fifteen years experience as a Chief Perfusionist, and thirty years perfusion experience in total, he presently provides nationwide temporary and long term locum tenens coverage.