Conshohocken, PA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014
Estenda Solutions, Inc. is proud to announce the hiring of Dr. Stephanie Fonda as Vice President of Research. Building on years of collaboration, hiring Dr. Fonda greatly enhances Estenda's ability to pursue grant funding for healthcare and medical software projects.
As a scientist, Dr. Fonda has designed research projects to develop new technologies for assisting with diabetes self and care management, including a cell phone based system for sending tips and reminders to patients with diabetes, internet-based programs for facilitating patient-provider communication, patient education, and care management, and telehealth eye care programs for screening for and promoting public awareness of diabetic retinopathy.
Dr. Fonda joins Estenda’s team in addition to her role as Senior Scientist at the Diabetes Institute at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where she is principle investigator on several studies and provides education on research design and methods, conducts statistical analyses, and provides sample size calculations for new research proposals, among other responsibilities.
“Historically, Estenda has collaborated with medical professionals and PhDs to apply for grant funding,” said RJ Kedziora, CIO/CTO and Co-founder of Estenda. “Hiring Dr. Fonda allows Estenda to pursue grant funding on our own and expand our service offerings assisting professionals in crafting their grant applications.”