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Rob Kall, M.Ed. Curriculum Vitae

Rob Kall, M.Ed. Curriculum Vitae (10/12/01)

Robert Alan Kall
211 N. Sycamore, Newtown, PA 18940, 215-504-1700 fax 215-860-5374

Hobbies

creek & river fishing/hiking, blues guitar,  downhill triple diamond  mogul skiing, racquetball, jogging, writing, internet surfing, collecting quotations and antiquarian books on story, myth, mind, science, reference, health and classics

Listed in Who's Who in America   2000, 2001, 2002
Listed in Who's who in Health care 1999

Professional Activities

2005 Feb     Organized,  Chaired 4th StoryCon Summit Meeting on the Art, Science and Application of Story
2005 Feb     Organized, Chaired presented at the 8th Meeting on Optimal Functioning
2005 Feb     Organized/  Chaired 13th Futurehealth Winter Brain Meeting
2004 Feb     Organized,  Chaired 3rd StoryCon Summit Meeting on the Art, Science and Application of Story
2004 Feb     Organized, Chaired presented at the 7th Meeting on Optimal Functioning
2004 Feb     Organized/  Chaired 12th Futurehealth Winter Brain Meeting
2003 Oct.    Organized,  Chaired 2nd StoryCon Summit Meeting on the Art, Science and Application of Story
2003 Feb    Organized, Chaired presented at the 6th Meeting on Optimal Functioning
2003 Feb    Organized/  Chaired 11th Futurehealth Winter Brain Meeting
2002 Sept.  Organized/  Chaired First StoryCon Summit Meeting on the Art, Science and Application of Story
2002 Feb    Organized, Chaired presented at the 5th Meeting on Optimal Functioning
2002  Feb   Organized/  Chaired 10th Futurehealth Winter Brain Meeting
2001March  Public Information officer for Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback
2001Feb     Organized, Chaired presented at the 4th Meeting on Optimal Functioning
2001
Feb    Organized/ Chaired 9th Winter Conference on Brain Function, Modification & Training: 66 speakers, 52 workshops
2000Feb     Organized, Chaired presented at the 3nd Meeting on Optimal Functioning
2000 Feb    Organized/ Chaired 8th Winter Conference on Brain Function, Modification & Training: 65 speakers, 55 workshops
1999Feb     Organized, Chaired presented at the 2nd Meeting on Optimal Functioning
1999 Feb    Organized/ Chaired 7th Winter Conference on Brain Function, Modification & Training:75 speakers, 50 workshops
1998 Feb    Organized, Chaired presented at the World’s First Meeting on Optimal Functioning, with 26 speakers
1998 Feb    Organized/ Chaired 6th Winter Conference on Brain Function, Modification & Training: 75 speakers, 42 workshops
1997 -elected to Board of Directors of Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (first independently
nominated and elected board member in the organization's 28 year history) for three year term.
1997 -Organizer 5th Annual Winter Conference on Brain Function,Modification & Training--
world's largest  neurofeedback meeting, 2nd largest biofeedback meeting
1996-March 2000. PR/Public Information Committee Chair Association for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback
1996 -Organizer World's First Clinical Surface EMG Meeting
1995 -Co-founder and Sysop of Mind Body Sciences Forum on Compuserve
1995 -Originator and co-author of Signalysis Muli-media data acquistion Software
1993 -founder AAPB Non-licensed member section
1993 -co-director AAPB Technology, Development & Support Section
1993 -member of program committee 1994 AAPB 25th annual meeting
1993 -Insurance Chair; PA Soc. Behavioral Medicine & Biofeedback
1992 -Program Co-Chair Spring Meeting Surface EMG Society of North America
1989-pres. Practice Management Consultant
1989-1996. Surface EMG seminar organizer and presenter
1989 Co-author, with Jeff Cram, of C.A.M. (Computer Analyzed Muscle) Scan software
1989 Human subjects review research advisory board member-- Livengrin Foundation
1988 Instructor- Temple University on Stress Management and Biofeedback.
1977-1991 Director/ therapist- Pain & Stress Management Program of Gloria Dei Growth Opportunity Center, Huntingdon Valley, PA
1978-pres. President/founder- FUTUREHEALTH INC. manufacturer of biofeedback related materials, publisher (and author) of multi-media biofeedback and behavioral medicine materials, publisher (and co-author) of biofeedback software. Sponsor and presenter of seminars.
1985-pres. Executive Producer- MU-PSYCH MUSIC recording label of relaxation positive uplift music, a subsidiary of FUTUREHEALTH
1984-1986 Executive Director- Behavioral Medicine Inc. a group of pain and stress treatment clinics in Philadelphia.
1975-1980 Emergency Psychiatric Therapist at Northeast CCMH/MR
1978-79 Biofeedback Research at Temple University
1971-72 Biofeedback research at Pennsylvania State University

 PUBLICATIONS, PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS & RESEARCH

April 3, 2005   Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Austin TX  Story Theory, Myth, Cognitive Science and Positive Psychology as tools for Enhancing Neurofeedback, Biofeedback. And Personal Growth

March 10,11 Storytelling Conference, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL   Using the Powers of Myth and Story and the Anatomy of Positive Experience to Face the Worst, and Make the Best happen in your life, work, health, family and community-,  and  The World of Story: all the ways that story touches our lives, our community, our world

Feb 4, 2005 Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art, Science and Application of Story: Story Consciousness; how consciousness and understanding change as story media and understanding change and Rob Kall Big Pharma and Non-Drug Health Interventions

Feb 2004  Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology Meeting:  Mythic aspects of healing and growth processes.

Feb 2003- Present numerous (150+) articles published on http://www.opednews.com/archives%20kall.htm
 
Jan 23 2003  Winter Brain Meeting  plenary presentation: If you don't Kill Your Client/patient, you haven't done your job.
                              plenary presentation: Things Not Yet Done. Blind Spots and the Art of Possiblity
July 2002  It’s Easy To Tell When The Iraqi War Will Start...And Why; Op-Ed article. Published on Saturday, July 20, 2002 by CommonDreams.org
2002 July     Speaker:  The Art of Story Conference, Union College
March 2002      Workshop Presenter AAPB Optimal Functioning and Emotional Intelligence
Oct. 2001           Speaker: Positive Psychology Summit Meeting: Anatomy of Positive Experience
Feb 2001            Presented at 9th annual Winter Brain Meeting: Art and Science of Story in Personal Growth 
July 2000            Presented  at Expressive Therapies Annual Meeting:  The Art and Science of Story in Personal Growth & Healing 
July 1998            3 articles in Summer issue (vol 26#2) of Biofeedback newsmagazine of AAPB
                              The Politics of Self Responsibility: a Major AAPB Legislative Initiative
                              Announcement of the Biofeedback Beneficiaries Organization: A New Program (proposed by me)
                              Report from the Public Relations Committee
May 1998           Book- Co-editor with Mark Shtark: Biofeedback;Theory & Practice BIOPROVLENIYA Vol. 3 (in Russian) 
April 1998          Speaker: National ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association)
                                Positive Experience, Emotional Intelligence And Optimal Functioning Skill Building for ADDers
March 1998    Invited to chair the founding meeting of the international section of AAPB.
March 1998       Presenter at AAPB Annual Meeting in 3 panels on - Optimal Functioning, -Insurance & Advocacy, - Internet
1998 February   Presentations (2) at the World’s First Meeting on Optimal Functioning

                                Optimal Functioning; Old wine in a new bottle: a new and old paradigm of biofeedback, health and functioning
                                The Varieties of Positive Experience & Good Feelings; Anatomy,Training, Integration
                                Chaired Panel on the Future of Optimal Functioning
1998 February  Presented and Chaired Panels at 6th Winter Conference on Brain Function, Modification & Training:
                                Politics of Self Awareness/ discipline & Consciousness
                           Chair: Optimal Functioning Panel
                           Chair: Theta Panel
January 1998     article in Biofeedback Magazine:
                                Optimal Functioning Training: A Different Vision of Biofeedback, Self Regulation and Applied Psychophysiology
June 1997    Invited Speaker, NJ Biofeedback Society, on New Technologies and Public Information
March 1997    Presenter at AAPB annual meeting on 2 panels on -Biofeedback advocacy and -Insurance
July 1996    Presenter at Multiple Intelligences Conference on Emotional Intelligence organized by Zephyr Press
May 1996    Presentation to Rolling Hills Kindergarden class (Northampton PA) on smiling.
March 1996    Appointed Public Information Committee Chair, AAPB
Dec 1996    Creation of FUTUREHEALTH, Rob Kall Internet Homepage/Website
March 1995    Organized Panel at APPB 1995 Meeting on Non-Medical Applications of Biofeedback
                                Panelists were: Stanley Krippner, James Hardt, Carole Schneider.
Jan 1995              Organizer and Presenter at 3rd Annual Key West EEG Biofeedback Meeting
August 1994     presentation at American Academy of Pain Management annual meeting, Vancouver Canada
                                Biofeedback and Positive Experience Training in Pain Management-
Mar 1994    Chair/organizer Panel at AAPB:
                                Heart & Spirit in Biofeedback with Elmer Green, C. Norman Sheally, Carol Schneider
Jan. 1993 Organizer of 2nd EEG Biofeedback meeting, in Key West Florida
Nov. 1993 Positive Experience Training for Pain NW BF meeting, Banff, Alberta Canada
Nov 1993 Article: It's Time to Get Wired. Biofeedback Magazine (electronic BBS, Internet, online conferencing)
Oct. 1993 Positive Experience Training with Pain Pts. Poster session, Amer Academy . Pain Mgmt. Knoxville TN
Sept1993 Book- Co-editor with Mark Shtark: Biofeedback;Theory & Practice BIOPROVLENIYA (in Russian)
July 1993 Presentation Biosvyaj Rehab Clinic (part of a biofeedback seminar) in St. Petersburg Russia:
                             Biofeedback In America and Emotional self Regulation
July 1993 Presentation Institute of Medical Cybernetics of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Academgorodok (Novosibirsk)
                            Siberia, Russia on Biofeedback and Applied Psychophysiology in America and on Anatomy of Positive Experience
May 1993 Featured speaker Michigan Society for Behavioral Medicine and Biofeedback on Positive Experience Training
March 1993 Presentation Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback annual meeting
                                workshop on Positive Experience Training
Feb. 1993 Featured speaker Biofeedback Society of Maryland, Wash. D.C., Virginia
                                New Biofeedback Technology and on Positive Experience Training
Feb. 1993 Article in AAPB Biofeedback Magazine: on Clinician Research
Jan. 1993 Organizer of world's first EEG Biofeedback meeting, in Key West Florida
March 1992 Presentation Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback annual meeting
                                Short course on Positive Experience Training
July 1992 Positive Experience Training with Pain patients @ FUTUREHEALTH EMG Workshop, Phila.
July 1991-92 numerous articles on surface EMG and biofeedback in Chiropractic Journal:
-Do you test sit or test drive a car?
-Static vs. Dynamic EMG, Spectral analysis & Reimbursement. Kall, Tosh, & Cram
-A consumer's Guide to diagnostic EMG Software, by Kall
-Biofeedback In Chiropractic, by Kall
June 1991 New Jersey Biofeedback Society- Day-long Featured Speaker:
                                Surface EMG & Assessment of Pain

                                Emotional Self Regulation Training and Biofeedback
March 1991 Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback annual meeting
                                Short course on Emotional Self Regulation
Feb., 1991 article: Challenging Surface EMG Presentations For the Defense (Law Journal) vol 33, No.2 Kall & Cram
Aug. 1990 Chapter in book-- Clinical Surface EMG, Vol.2, edited by Jeffrey Cram
March 1990 Presentation Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback annual meeting
                            Short course: Advances and Frontiers in Head and Back Pain Assessment. Co-presenters: J. Cram, R.Tosh
March 1990 Presentation Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback annual meeting
                                    Short course on Emotional Self Regulation
Nov. 1989 Organizer and chair of Symposium at AABT (Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy):
                                THERAPY INSIDE THE BLACK BOX: Identifying and Regulating Emotional, Perceptual And
                                 Psychophysiological Behavioral Patterns Discussant: Arnold Lazarus, Ph.D.
                                 Joseph Brady, Ph.D. Arthur Freeman, Ph.D., Robert Kall, M.Ed. Dennis Russo, Ph.D. Gary Schwartz, Ph.D.
Sept. 1989 EMI/CAM Scan 3000 Computer analyzed Muscle scan software, co-authored with Jeff Cram, Ph.D.
March 1989 Presentation Biofeedback Society of America annual meeting Short course on Emotional Self Regulation
1989        Happiness Response lectures: God's Love Lutheran Church Cnseling Cntr, Drexel U. Wellness Program, Gwynned Mercy College
1989 Feb. Chapter in book, Finding The Calm Within, McGraw Hill, by Keith Sedlacek
1988 March Presentation Biofeedback Society of America annual meeting Short course on Emotional Self Regulation
1988 March Workshop, Marketing and Publicity for Biofeedback co-presented with Keith Sedlacek, M.D.
1988        Happiness Response Lectures: Campbell's Soup Co. Executive Headquarters, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Nov. 1987 Program Co-Chair Pennsylvania Society of Biofeedback and Behavioral Medicine
Oct. 1987 Article in Biofeedback Society of America newsletter on Providing The Public With Information about biofeedback
1987 August BIOPRO Software Release #1 (biofeedback software, co-authored with Donald O'Hair. Used by U.S. Navy, Harvard researchers,
                             pain clinics.
1986 Nov        Program Co-Chair Pennsylvania Society of Behavioral Medicine and Biofeedback
1986 Nov        Presentation PA Society of Behavioral Med. & Biofeedback:   Emotional Self Regulation
1986 March   Poster Session ,  BF Society of America Annual Mtg. I believe this was the first published report of computerized bilateral EMG                               assessment of dynamic activity.         Assessment of Bilateral Computerized Electromyographic Assessment of Back Pain
1985         article published in AMERICAN CHIROPRACTOR: BIOFEEDBACK & Chiropractic
1984         audio cassette TAKING STRESS A.P.A.R.T. (Affective progressive, autogenic Relaxation Training)  with K. Sedlacek, M.D.
                         Published by FUTUREHEALTH, Inc. 0ver 20,000 sold
1983 May  Cover article Writer's Digest : How to Generate Hundreds of Salable Ideas (word ideas spelled out in lightbulbs)
1981         The New Biofeedback. Colomn/article in April, 1981 OMNI magazine.
1980                 Athletic Template Feedback To Enhance Performance. Poster Session Biofeedback Society of America Annual Meeting
1980-present Numerous articles on health and science for consumer and professional magazines, including American Chiropractor,
                Biofeedback Magazine, Brain/Mind Bulletin, Chiropractic Journal, Family Health, For The Defense (Law Journal,) Family Health,
                OMNI magazine (10 articles), Physical Therapy Forum, Success, Writer's Digest.
1977 Articles in Philadelphia Drummer Newspaper on Biofeedback and on Brain Laterality
 

Media Coverage of Rob and his Work:
Buzzflash, Thom Hartmann Show, The Tony Show (Tony Trupiano) COOKING LIGHT, BOTTOM LINE PERSONAL:HEALTH,  GOOD MORNING AMERICA, ABC MORNING NEWS, CABLE NETWORK NEWS, OMNI, DISCOVER, WOMEN'S WORLD, NEW YORK TIMES, AM PHILADELPHIA, EVENING MAGAZINE, PHILA. INQUIRER, Knight Ridder syndicated column, BBC, numerous radio interview and call-in talk shows, as well as articles published in Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Korean, German, French, Polish and Sanskrit.
Education

1977-1979     Temple University M.Ed. Counseling Psychology
1972-1975     Temple U., Lasalle College, St. Joseph's College   Science courses for Pre-med: Org Chem, Biochem, Endocrinology, Physics
1968-1972     Pennsylvania State University. B.A. Psychology

 

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