Team

The Heidelberg Engineering Academy has set high standards to provide quality training, courses and continuing education for Heidelberg Engineering products worldwide. It is our pleasure to offer high-quality educational seminars that provide the comprehensive knowledge necessary to fully utilize your Heidelberg Engineering instrument in your clinical practice.

Meet our team!

Academy Member

Carolyn Evangelista

Manager of Clinical Education

  • M.B.A Health Care Management/Marketing – Northeastern University
  • B.S. Medical Laboratory Science – University of Vermont
  • CCOA certified through JCAHPO
  • Member, Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2016

Academy Member

Chris Wong

National Imaging Specialist

  • B.S. Biomedical Photographic Communications – Rochester Institute of Technology
  • CRA certified through OPS
  • Active member of OPS
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2008

Academy Member

Amanda Bye

Senior Clinical Application Specialist

  • B.S. Biomedical Photographic Communications – Rochester Institute of Technology
  • CRA certified through OPS
  • Active member of OPS
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2009

Academy Member

Allen Katz

Senior Clinical Application Specialist

  • B.F.A. Photography – Arizona State University
  • CRA and OCT-C certified through OPS
  • COT certified through JCAHPO
  • Fellow of the Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society
  • Board of Directors member at OPS
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2010

Academy Member

Kathryn (Trina) Toyama

Senior Clinical Application Specialist

  • B.F.A Painting – California Institute of Arts
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2008

Academy Member

Rich Cornwell

Clinical Application Specialist

  • CRA and OCT-C certified through OPS
  • COA certified through JCAHPO
  • Active member of OPS
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2013

Academy Member

Bridget Priedel

Clinical Application Specialist

  • B.F.A Photography – Barry University
  • Graduate Business Certificate – University of Miami
  • CRA certified through OPS
  • Active member of OPS
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2013

Academy Member

Hillary Bernard

Clinical Application and Support Specialist

  • B.S. – Eastern Michigan University (Expected 2017)
  • CRA and OCT-C certified through OPS
  • Active member of OPS
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2016

Academy Member

Tom Reeves

Clinical Application Specialist

  • A.A.S. Ophthalmic Medical Technology – Portland Community College
  • Member, Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society
  • CRA certified through OPS
  • COT certified through JCAHPO
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2017

Academy Member

Julia Jolly

Clinical Application Support Specialist

  • B.S. Communications Media, Photography – Fitchburg
    State University
  • COA certified through JCAHPO
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2017

Academy Member

Karen McHugh

Clinical Application Specialist

  • B.A. – Colby Sawyer College
  • CRA certified through the OPS
  • Active member of the OPS
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2017

Academy Member

Christopher Lee

Clinical Application Specialist

  • MBA in Management – Johns Hopkins University (expected 2018)
  • MS Healthcare Management (Expected 2020)
  • B.A. – Southern New Hampshire University
  • COA certified through JCAHPO
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2017

Academy Member

Steve Thomas

Clinical Affairs: Clinical Market Development Manager

  • A.S. Health Care Management – Florida Atlantic University
  • CRA certified through OPS
  • Active member of OPS
  • Lectured over 500+ events in ophthalmic photography, image management, etc.
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 1995

Academy Member

Brian Fernandez

Clinical Affairs: Medical Science Liaison – Glaucoma and Neuro Ophthalmology

  • M.D. General Medicine and Minor Surgery – Universidad International de las Americas, Costa Rica
  • Extensive work in research and ocular imaging – Neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2009

Academy Member

Heather Oakes

Clinical Affairs: Clinical Trials Manager

  • B.S. Communications Media, Photography – Fitchburg State University
  • CRA and OCT-C certified through OPS
  • Active member of OPS
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2016

Academy Member

Alex McKeown

Clinical Affairs: Clinical Market Development Manager

  • B.A. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – Boston University
  • Ph. D. Vision Science, Photoreceptor Adaptation – University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Adaptive Optics Retinal Imaging – University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • M.B.A. – University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Member, Society for Neuroscience and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2016
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