Dynasthetics Management Team

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Experience and Expertise

Dynasthetics management team is comprised of experienced inventors and entrepreneurs with a passion for launching new products and building companies. The inventors have a proven record of developing anesthesia innovations and licensing these products to well-known multi-national companies.

Dynasthetics Founders

Joseph Orr Ph.D.  – Founder
20 years experience as a globally recognized expert in anesthesia with an emphasis on studies involving carbon dioxide. Member of the research faculty at the University of Utah Department of Anesthesiology. Founder and Vice President of Korr Medical and a Founder and President of Axon Medical which has been the recipient of 11 National Institute of Health (NIH) grants. Dr Orr has authored 22 peer-reviewed publications on anesthesiology and currently holds 29 patents and has three patents pending.

Derek Sakata, M.D. – Founder
Director of anesthesiology at the John A. Moran Eye Center, practicing anesthesiologist at the University of Utah and Research Assistant Professor at the University of Utah Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Sakata is a recipient of a grant from the the prestigious Society for Technology in Anesthesia Grant and author of 3 publications on anesthesiology.

Dwayne Westenskow, Ph.D. – Founder
Globally recognized expert in anesthesia for 30 years. Professor of Anesthesiology, Bioengineering and Medical Informatics and Director of the Bioengineering Division, Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Utah. Past President of the Society for Technology in Anesthesia, a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Monitoring and recipient of 3 NASA grants to develop life support and metabolic monitoring. Dr. Westenskow has authored 122 peer-reviewed publications on anesthesiology and currently holds 27 patents and has three pending patents.