Definition : teleradiology
Main Entry: tele•ra•di•ol•o•gy
Pronunciation: "tel-&-"rAd-E-'äl-&-jE
Function: noun
Inflected Form: plural -gies
: radiology concerned with the transmission of digitized medical images (as X rays, CT, MRI scans and sonograms) over electronic networks and with the interpretation of the transmitted images for diagnostic purposes
Advisory Board
Samir Bhatia, M.S.
Samir has over 15 years of experience in technology and off-shore based companies. Prior to Scanris, Samir founded and headed Tribiosys, Inc., a Boston based scientific consulting firm. Before joining Tribiosys, Samir was founder and CTO of StructuredMarkets, Inc., an online equity marketplace. At Systems Engineering Associates, Samir managed Internet/e-commerce project marketing and sales. Prior to SEA, Samir managed the turnaround of Xscribe Corporation, as general manager overseeing product design and development, sales and marketing, and support functions. Mr. Bhatia has a MS degree in Computer Science and an M.S. degree in Physics from Northeastern University.

Shiv Tasker
Shiv Tasker, is currently the CEO and founder of Bluespec, Inc., a company that manufactures an industry standards-based Electronic Design Automation (EDA) toolset. Shiv is also a partner with Emsan Consulting, and heads the start up and emerging growth company practice with focus on business and marketing strategy. Prior to Emsan Consulting, Shiv was the president and CEO of Phase Forward, a software and service solution vendor for the data collection and management of clinical trials of new drugs and devices.
Prior to Phase Forward, Shiv was Sr. Vice President for Worldwide Sales, Consulting Services and Corporate Marketing at Viewlogic Systems Inc, a supplier of complex electronic design automation tools for Integrated Circuit and Printed Circuit Board design. As SVP of Sales, Viewlogic had successive quarters of record growth ($200M run rate) till the company’s sale to a larger competitor. He improved service gross margins from 27% to 62% within 6 quarters and successfully branded the company away from its historical slower growing products to a new set of hot growth products that led to the company being viewed as a serious acquisition target.
Mr. Tasker spent 8 years at Cadence Design Systems in a variety of roles in marketing and general management with ever increasing responsibility for product lines and larger P&Ls. Prior to Cadence, he was with Intergraph Corp for 5.5 years, initially as a programmer and later as a marketer.
Mr. Tasker holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington and a BS from the University of Bombay in Statistics and Economics. He is a member of the Drug Information Association and works with the Youth Technology Entrepreneurs, a non-profit organization aimed at enriching high school curriculums with real life technology skills – primarily in lower income school districts. He was recently honored by Mass Hi-Tech as an All-Star.

Jennifer Cotteleer, M.Sc.
Jennifer has over 20 years experience working with Fortune 100 technology companies, and more than 30 global life sciences companies of all sizes to develop successful business and IT strategies and implementations. Currently, Jennifer is the Chief Operating Officer at PharmaPros Corporation, an outsourcing clinical data management company. Before joining PharmaPros, Jennifer was the Vice President of Service Operations and Technical Support for Phase Forward, the industry’s largest provider of clinical data management, electronic data capture and adverse event management systems. Prior to that she held positions as Manager, Clinical Strategies and Technologies group for Computer Sciences Corporation, Founder and Principal of The Decision Company, and Consultant with Strategic Decisions Group. Jennifer has an M.Sc. from the London Business School, an M.S. in engineering-economic systems and a B.S. in symbolic systems from Stanford University.

Dr. Peter A. Schad
Peter A. Schad, Ph.D. is currently the Senior Director of Scientific Affairs for the American College of Radiology (ACR), where he is in charge of developing imaging business and CRO activities in imaging research and clinical trials.  Dr. Schad has over 20 years of experience in the fields of microbiology, genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology and business planning and development. Dr. Schad is on the Scientific Advisory Board for the PhRMA foundation and several other biotech companies. Dr. Schad was the CSO for two biotech companies in the Boston area where he managed functional genomics, bioinformatics and computational biology as a discovery tool for biomarker validation, drug discovery and business development.  While in the U.S. Army, Dr Schad gained experience in hazardous microbiology and enteric disease vaccine development at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. His subsequent work on pediatric vaccine development, at Praxis Biologics, led to publication in the professional journal Science.  As a senior research scientist at the Pathogenesis Corporation, he was a co-discoverer of a correlation between Herpes Virus (HHV6) and Multiple Sclerosis.  Dr. Schad subsequently worked at the National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR), serving as principal investigator for the GSDB database, one of four human genome databases in existence at the time.

Dr. Schad received his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from the Oregon Health Sciences University, his M.S. in Microbiology from The Catholic University of America, and his B.A. in Biology from Rutgers University. 

Madhav Anand, M.S.
Madhav has over 15 years of experience in business strategy, business process, information technology, and data management systems consulting. Mr. Anand is a founding partner at Usheron Ventures, LLC, a provider of funding and strategic guidance to technology start-ups. Prior to Usheron, Mr. Anand was the president and founder of International Integration, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICUB), which merged with Razorfish, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAZF) in November 1999. At the time of the merger, I-Cube had $70 million in revenues, with 600 consultants and 6 offices across the United States and Europe. Mr. Anand holds a M.S. in Computer Science from Northeastern University.


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