Photo Richard Walloch Richard A Walloch 
Bothell WA 98012;
mobile:    425-503-7693
author@richardwalloch.com

Busy Semi-Retirement
Several overlapping activities have filled my sojourn into semi-retirement.
Freelance Writer (May 2011 - present)
  • Joined 20,000 professional writers contributing to the 13-year-old Suite101 web site.
Census Taker: U.S. Census Bureau (Jun 2010 - Aug 2010)
  • My golden retriever got me the job.
Became a Cancer Survivor (Jul 2010 - Aug 2010)
  • Received radiation for head and neck cancer. Currently, I am cancer free.
Web Development / SEO (Sep 2010 - present)

Pre-Retirement
Spacelabs Healthcare (October 1984 - August 2008)
http://www.spacelabs.com
  • Helped Create a Blood Pressure Monitor, which has remained on the market for over 20 years.
  • Helped to Significantly Reduce the Cost of the Company's Patient Monitors.
  • Helped Ensure Regulatory Compliance and Patient Safety.
  • Was an Alternate Delegate to the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation.
  • Was the Inventor of Several Patents Dealing with the Blood Pressure Algorithm

Oregon Health & Sciences University (1974 - 1983)
http://www.ohsu.edu
  • Was Primary Investigator for a Observational Clinical Study in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
  • Contributed Data that Modified the Procedure for Administering Antibiotics to Premature Babies.
  • Was First to Obtain an "Audiogram" From a Guinea Pig (the four-legged mammal).
  • Published in the Laryngoscope and Other Academic Journals.

Education
PhD Behavioral Neuroscience
Oregon Health and Sciences University
http://www.ohsu.edu/behn/