Dr. Thomas “Rock” Mackie
Thomas “Rock” Mackie is the Chief Innovation Officer at UW Health and the Director of the Isthmus Project, an innovation and commercialization initiative of UW Health and University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. A native of Canada, Rock came to the UW-Madison in 1987 and became a full professor in 1998 in the Department of Medical Physics. He has been a UW Professor Emeritus since 2012 and an Emeritus Investigator at the Morgridge Institute for Research since 2015. Rock Mackie has co-founded several not-for-profit and for-profit organizations including the Center for the Assessment of Radiological Sciences, the Advocacy Consortium for Entrepreneurs, Geometrics Corporations, TomoTherapy, HealthMyne, Asto CT, OnLume, and Linectra. He is also a board member of Shine Medical Technologies and BioIonix.