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Subjects Discussed: Early career, interest in medical engineering applications, and tailoring education for medical technology work. University career: research, teaching, developing courses and interdisciplinary major. Development of medical devices for urological disorders and companies that sold them: electrical stimulation of bladder device and Mentor; hydraulic artificial urinary sphincter and American Medical Systems also inflatable penile prosthesis; urodynamic equipment and Dacomed: instrumentation products to help diagnosis of urinary incontinence, nocturnal penile tumescence monitor, two styles of malleable penile prostheses; penile cuff device and vaginal exercise weights and Timm Research Company. Consolidation of various companies into Timm Medical Technologies. Sales, marketing, and licensing of devices. Company capital sources. Drug therapy versus medical devices.
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Transcript: 21 pages
Accession Number: AV 2001.104.15