Mark W. Kroll, Ph.D., FACC, FHRS, FIEEE, FAIMBE
Retired, in 2005, as Chief Technology Officer and Sr. VP from St. Jude
Medical, Inc.’s Cardiac Rhythm Management Division.
B.S. Mathematics and M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the
University of Minnesota. M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.
Research specialty is the effects of electricity on the human body.
Discoverer of the “burping” effect explaining biphasic
defibrillation waveforms. Holds over 340 issued U.S. patents.
Fellow of IEEE, American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Society,
and the American Institute for Medicine and Biology in Engineering.
Co-editor of 4 books:
1. Implantable-Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy
2. Cardiac Bioelectric Therapy
3. TASER® Conducted Electrical Weapons: Physiology, Pathology and Law
4. Forensic Atlas of Electrical Weapon Injuries
Honored with the 2010 “Career Achievement Award” in Biomedical