IN-PERSON & ZOOM MEETING : Artificial Heart
Apr 06, 2023 12:00 PM
Mark Kurusz
IN-PERSON & ZOOM MEETING : Artificial Heart

Mark Kurusz will talk to us about the development of the artifical heart, and the breaktrhoughs that made this life-saving technology possible.


About Mark Kurusz:

Mark Kurusz is the immediate Past-President of the Rotary Club of West Austin, for the years 2020-2021. He is a retired clinical perfusionist (operates heart-lung machine) who continues to do consulting, primarily with Windmill Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., a start-up company that is developing a blood pump for cardiac assist. He has been an author and editor for professional journals since the mid-1970s. He and his wife, Helen, are from New Jersey where they married in 1971 and are the proud parents of three daughters who have brought forth eight grandchildren. They moved to Austin, TX, in 2006 after spending nearly 30 years at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX.