HESNI Quarterly Membership Meeting
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Aramark, Downers Grove, IL
(Meeting information & registration)

About the Presenters:

Mark H. Ereth, MD
Physician, Scientist, Inventor, Social Entrepreneur

Dr. Ereth’s career has been marked by innovation and collaboration. In his 25 years at Mayo he provided anesthesia and critical care to over 10,000 patients and authored more than one hundred peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts. He holds multiple patents for medical devices and upon retirement from the Mayo Clinic he founded Apri Health, Inc., where his team focuses on novel analytic solutions to common problems of patient safety and over-utilization. Mark also co-founded Cheetah Development, a non-profit based on a novel method of funding, Micro-Venture Capital. Cheetah is finding, funding, and mentoring entrepreneurs in rural Tanzania, creating whole new economies.

Don H. Hess
Inventor and Research Scientist

Don is one of the Founders of SecureAire and the Inventor of PACT (Particle Accelerated Collision Technology) the founding technology of the company. Don has over 35 years of research and product development experience including 17 years with IBM Corporation (NYSE, IBM) where he focused on designing particle reduction solutions for manufacturing cleanroom applications. In addition to IBM, Don has provided particle reduction solutions to companies that include Kodak, Texas Instruments, Motorola, Samsung, LG and Mitsubishi Electronics. Don has written over 40 peer-reviewed papers related to circuit process and integration, defect control, oxide semiconductor physics and contamination control in liquid, vacuum and air environments. Don holds a Microelectronics Engineering Degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, where he graduated first in his class.