About Cryothermic Systems

Creating the Bridge to TTM.

Cryothermic Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Scott Flamm

Radiologist, The Cleveland Clinic

Head of the Section of Cardiovascular Imaging in the Cleveland Clinic Division of Radiology. Scott is board-certified in diagnostic radiology with specialty interests include cardiovascular MRI, cardiovascular CT, ischemic heart disease and congenital heart disease. Board Member at Large for the North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging.

Dr. Aqeel Sandhu

Founder, Cryothermic Systems Inc.

Founder, Harvard educated and trained at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Aqueel is board certified in thoracic surgery.

Debra E. Roberts, MD, PhD

Director, NeuroMedical ICU
University of Rochester Medical Center

Debra Roberts, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Anesthesia. She is the Associate Chair of Quality and Safety for the Neurology Department, as well as the Medical Director of the NeuroMedical ICU at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. She is board certified in Neurology and NeuroCritical Care. She has special interests in quality and process improvement in neurocritical care, as well as prevention of in-hospital complications in critically ill patients.

Dr. Charles Lick

Medical Director
Allina Health Emergency Medical Service

Charles Lick, MD, has been an emergency physician for over 20 years in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area. He has held many leadership roles in his career and is currently Medical Director of Allina Health Emergency Medical Services. A board-certified emergency physician and Medical Director at Allina Health EMS, Dr. Lick is responsible for the care delivered by EMS personnel and for setting equipment and training standards as well as service protocols. Dr. Lick has been focusing on improvements in cardiac arrest resuscitation for many years and has implemented numerous different treatment strategies to improve survival of cardiac arrest.

Dr. Stephan A. Mayer

Chair, Department of Neurology
Henry Ford Health Systems

Stephan A. Mayer, MD, FCCM, is Chair of Neurology for the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. Prior to that Dr. Mayer was Director of Neurocritical Care for the Mount Sinai Health System in New York. Prior to that he was Director of the Neuro-ICU and Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY. Dr Mayer earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York City. He completed a residency in neurology and a fellowship in critical care neurology at the Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. He is board certified in neurology and was a founding member and is past-president of the Neurocritical Care Society

Brent Parquette, NREMT-P

Training and QA Specialist
Lucas County EMS Toledo, OH

Certified as a paramedic in 1979, he spent 20 years as a field firefighter/paramedic for the Toledo Department of Fire and Rescue. He has a passion for cardiovascular care and resuscitative science with current field study and research in the use of IPR (intrathoracic pressure regulation) technology for improving resuscitative outcomes. He is an AHA professional member and offers his expertise to the Ohio Department of Public Safety EMS Medical Oversight Committee for the State of Ohio.

Robert A. Niskanen

Resurgent Biomedical
Chairman SAB

Active in biomedical engineering for more than 30 years centering on resuscitation, emergency medicine and cardiovascular disease. Bob was a Senior Principal Scientist at PhysioControl in Redmond, Washington for more than 25 years. Bob is also Cofounder and past Chairman of the Board for Take Heart America™ Sudden Cardiac Arrest Initiative, pioneering the systems-based approach to improving survival from sudden cardiac arrest

Randy Merry

Medical Device/Healthcare
Entrepreneur and Executive

Randy has spent the majority of his career working in various technology leadership roles for Medtronic and Physio-Control. As a Research and Product Development Executive, Randy has lead through his respective teams the development of over 25 Class III medical devices. At both Medtronic, and Physio-Control, Randy also led various market initiatives focused on the economic analysis and ROI associated with incorporating new diagnostics, therapies or clinical approaches into the hospital and pre-hospital markets.