The People Behind Refractive Surgery News
David Evans, PhD, MBA » Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Evans has directed marketing efforts for medical companies and surgical practices since 1985. In 1996, he co-founded an Internet medical marketing communications firm specializing in eye health. He has helped refractive surgeons throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia better educate and connect with patients through their practice websites and other online communication strategies. Dr. Evans is a recognized authority on Internet healthcare marketing strategies and has spoken at meetings of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He co-founded Ceatus Media Group LLC in 2004. Dr. Evans is also a world leading expert in contrast sensitivity testing technology and founder of VectorVision. He is recognized world-wide as a leading expert in measurement of the quality of vision. He is a member of the FDA committee for vision testing standards, testifies as an expert witness on topics related to real-world functional vision, holds a number of patents on optical devices and has published more than 30 articles and book chapters.
Greg Johnstone » Publisher
Mr. Johnstone serves as publisher for Ceatus Media Group's healthcare resources. In addition to serving as publisher for Refractive Surgery News, Mr. Johnstone also is publisher for sister sites Consumer Guide to Dentistry, Consumer Guide to Plastic Surgery, Consumer Guide to Bariatric Surgery, Breast Implants 4 You and All About Facial Rejuvenation. He previously was responsible for content editing and production for several Ceatus Media Group online publications. Mr. Johnstone joined Ceatus in October 2005 and has a degree in English from the University of California, Berkeley.
Jack Barrient » Vice President, Sales
Mr. Barrient has directed health-care-related marketing and sales efforts for more than 25 years. During the last eight years, he has marketed programs to build consumer Internet visibility for surgeons who offer elective fee-for-service procedures. His background includes serving clients in ophthalmology, dentistry and plastic surgery throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia.