Profile - Dr Stephane Carlier
brings a valuable international perspective to USCOM
In addition to Stephane's extensive work in cardiology, he has been a recognized innovator in the field of Biomedical Engineering, bringing unique academic as well as practical experience to the company.
Qualifications and Training:
high school education in 1984 at the Athenee Royal in Ath, Belgium.
In this period, he
started to build experimental devices to participate in the young investigators awards of the "Jeunesses Scientifiques de Belgique".
was laureate in the junior category in 1981 with a reproduction of a Bell telephone, transmitting voice using modulated-intensity light.
was laureate in the senior category in 1983 with an experimental ECG system.
was also twice the laureate of the "Federation des Associations d'Informaticiens de Belgique" for software solving chemical steochiometric equations in 1982 and another one to teach music in 1984.
He started medical school in the Free University of Brussels (ULB), Belgium in 1984.
was awarded a Prix Fleurisse Mercier in 1984 and 1985.
Stephane started work in 1985 as a student-assistant in the "Centre do Calcul Scientifique".
Later, he worked in the cardiology department of the Hospital Universitaire Saint Pierre, developing software for the processing of Doppler echocardiographic signals.
Laureate of an IBM research and travel grant in 1986, he spent one month in the IBM Watson Research Centre in Yorktown Heights, NY.
improved experimental ECG system interfaced to a familiar PC to compute vectocardiograms, he
won in 1987 the prize of the "Ordres des Indenieurs du Quebec" during the Expo-Sciences Internationale in Laval, Quebec.
graduated as a Doctor of Medicine suma cum laude at ULB
fellowship in Internal Medicine in 1991 at the Hospital Universitaire Saint Pierre
, where he
trained in Cardiology from 1993 to 1996 and was Laureate of the Belgian Society of Cardiology
obtained the special license in Cardiology from ULB
in 1996 suma cum laude.
Fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation and of NATO
in 1997, he
studied non-invasive Doppler echocardiography at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation
under the supervision of Professor J. D. Thomas.
He is currently Director of Intravascular Imaging and Physiology at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York.
In 2001, Stephane Carlier
published a 318 page study on ultrasound and the heart called: "A Clinician's Contribution to Biomedical Engineering in Experimental Echocardiography".