Curriculum Vitae - Rich Morris

Rich Morris
110 Washington Road
Edgerton, WI 53534
(608) 201-6227
rfmorris@yahoo.com

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Projects at GE Lunar:

Achilles Ultrasonometer
Achilles+ Ultrasonometer
Achilles+ Solo Ultrasonometer
Achilles Express Ultrasonometer
Achilles InSight Ultrasonometer
Eden Large Array Ultrasonometer
Duties:
Project Manager, Ultrasound
Manage group of 6-12 engineers
Develop novel sensors & equipment
Clinical liaison & data analysis
Lead of Lunar Patent Evaluation Board
Co-developer of Lunar's GMP & ISO practices
Lunar internal auditor
Address:
   
GE Lunar Corporation
    726 Heartland Trail
    Madison, Wisconsin 53717

History:

Lunar Radiation was founded in 1981 by Dr. Richard Mazess, a University of Wisconsin research scientist.  The group designed and manufactured bone densitometry devices using both radiation sources and X-Rays.  In the late 1980's they designed an ultrasonic system dubbed the Achilles.  In 1996, Merck received FDA approval for their osteoporosis drug, Fosomax.  With the introduction of the drug, Lunar's business soared.  With an effective treatment available, there was a much greater reason to measure bone quality.  The company was purchased by General Electric Medical Systems in 2000 and incorporated into their Ultrasound modality.  GE Lunar employs about 300 people.