STEMM Idol Speakers March 5th & 8th

Two professionals with a combined 61 years of experience in the engineering and healthcare career fields will speak with students during the first full week in March as CJ STEMM Idol Speakers.

On Tuesday, March 5, Don Moore from GE Aviation will discuss progress on the company's $51 million Electrical Power Integrated Systems Research and Development Center (EPISCENTER), being built on campus at the University of Dayton. Then Friday, March 8, alumnae Ann Saluke, MD, '72 will talk about her experiences as a healthcare professional specialized in treating children ages 21 and younger.

Tuesday, March 5
Moore, who holds bachelor's degrees in math and computer science from Morehead State University, has worked for GE Aviation Systems for nearly 25 years. He currently serves as a power generation product leader, ensuring that quality products are delivered to customers on time.

In 1991, Moore filed a U.S. Patent (#5,457,800) as co-inventor of an "adaptable datalink interface" computer system for aircraft. Additionally, he is a member of the Calvin College Advisory Council and serves as an advisor/judge for the Michigan State University Engineering Capstone program.

Friday, March 8
A 1972 graduate of  Julienne High School, Saluke has worked as a pediatrician for more than 30 years. She is currently one of 12 physicians on staff at Anderson Hills Pediatrics, which has two offices outside of Cincinnati in Amelia and Anderson. On top of her regular duties, she has also provied training to medical students and nurse practitioners, practiced healthcare at clinics in rural areas and participated in mission trips to Peru, Romania and Guatemala.

Saluke holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the College of Mt. St. Joseph and a doctorate from the University of Cincinnati. She completed her pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, where she also served on the Child Abuse Team for 17 years.