James O. Wear , PhD, CCE, CHSP, FACCE, FASHE, FAIMBE, FAIC.
Education 1959 BSc, 1960 MSc, 1962 Phd University of Arkansas, Physical Chemistry .
He was Managing Director, Little Rock Employee Education Resource Center Department of Veterans Affairs where he was responsible for training of engineering and safety personnel in their 172 hospitals. He was Professor and Chair, Biomedical Instrumentation Technology, College of Health Related Professions, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (Little Rock, AR) from 1972-2000. He has served on the Boards of Examiners for Biomedical Engineering Technician, Clinical Engineers (twice), and Health Care Safety Professionals. He is co-founder and co-chair of the Commission for the Advancement of Healthcare Technology Management in Asia. He has written over 150 publications in national journals in Chemistry, Clinical and Biomedical Engineering, and Hospital Safety, twenty chapters in books and co-authored eight books: He has made over 200 presentations at regional, national and international meetings in Chemistry, Clinical and Biomedical Engineering, and Hospital Safety. He has lectured in workshops and courses inChina,Taiwan,Hong Kong,Russia,Lithuania,Estonia,Australia,Thailand,Brazil,Nepal,South Africa,SingaporeandMalaysia. Many of these presentations have been for the World Health Organization with theAmericanCollegeof Clinical Engineering. He has taught a graduate course in Clinical Engineering Management atHong KongPolytechnicUniversity.