Gordon Alloway is a project manager for the University of Kansas Center for Telemedicine & Telehealth. He collects and summarizes data for the home telehealth research pilot program, funded by a grant from the Kansas Department on Aging. He recently served as site coordinator for the Midwest Alliance for Telehealth & Technology Resources, one of five federally funded telehealth resource centers. MATTeR combines the resources of the University of Kansas Medical Center, Michigan State University, Purdue University and Marquette General Hospital to provide assistance to others developing telehealth programs.
Mr. Alloway is also the principal contact for TeleNews, the quarterly newsletter published electronically by KUCTT. TeleNews highlights new clinics, educational events and service milestones achieved by the center's partners in the telehealth network. It also features developments in telehealth-related technology and significant regulatory changes at the federal or state level.
Mr. Alloway earned his bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Kansas. He worked in consumer products brand management before serving as president of Medical Marketing Management, a business development center for new medical managed care products and services. He is now completing work on a master's degree in strategic communication from KU. Immediately prior to joining KUCTT, Mr. Alloway provided research assistance for a KU study entitled "Crisis Communications: Evaluating Effectiveness of State Emergency Management Web Sites" (http://people.ku.edu/~dguth/WebVersionEMA.pdf).