,Director. Dr. Hautamaki has served as our director since May 2007.
Dr. Hautamaki is a practicing physician and since January 2005 has been the Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee, Florida.
From September 2003 to December 2005, Dr. Hautamaki was the Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida.
From September 1997 through December 2005, he was a partner at Lung Associates of Sarasota in Sarasota, Florida.
Dr. Hautamaki has authored over 12 papers and presented in several conferences.
We believe Dr. Hautamaki's qualifications to serve on our Board include his expertise in the biomedical technology industry and his experience as a practicing physician.
The Board has determined that Messrs. Kaneshiro, Kanter and McKenzie and Dr. Hautamaki are independent.
During 2013, each incumbent director attended 75% or more of the meetings held in the periods during which they served except for Dr. Hautamaki
, who was unable to attend three of the ten meetings, each of which was held by teleconference at short notice.
The Audit Committee currently consists of Dr. Hautamaki, Mr. Kanter (Chairman) and Mr. McKenzie.
The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee currently consists of Dr. Hautamaki, Mr. Kaneshiro (Chairman) and Mr. Kanter.
The Audit Committee
is comprised of Dr. R. Dean Hautamaki
, Joel Kanter and William McKenzie.
Dr. R. Dean Hautamaki