Our administrative team includes specialists who have direct experience working both in research and industry settings. Together, they have the knowledge and skills necessary to manage day-to-day activities, facilitate partnerships, and build an increasingly effective research-industry operation.
Dick Kerl brings over 29 years of experience in laboratory and vision science to the OSOD team. He is responsible for a variety of administrative specialist duties such as study costings, ordering supplies, and administrative support for contractors. He also has technical expertise in corneal ultrasound pachymetry in a wide variety of species and also provides study support by performing external ocular photography and video recording for various ophthalmic procedures. He also continues to provide skillful equipment maintenance to proactively avoid issues in GLP and non-GLP studies and when needed, perform repairs in a timely fashion as not to inhibit a study’s progress.