Dr. Mark B. Berger – President and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Mark Berger was born in Houston and attended the University of Texas where he graduated with highest honors. He then studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, graduating with honors and as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He has been a licensed physician in Texas since 1981 and is […]

Wendy Sullivan, RN – Senior VP – New Business Development and Corporate Education

Wendy Sullivan, RN, is Senior VP – New Business Development and Corporate Education for PPD. She joined PPD in October 2007 to fulfill her passion in improving commercial drivers’ well-being, particularly through implementing integrated and comprehensive sleep apnea programs within the transportation industry. In her occupational medicine leadership role at Schneider National, Wendy was impressed […]

Brian Kinnerk – Chief Operations Officer

Brian Kinnerk joined PPD as Chief Operations Officer in November, 2016. With over 18 years’ previous executive management experience within the Medical Devices & Life Sciences industries, Brian is responsible for the continuous improvement of PPD’s organizational efficiency and commitment to maximizing customer satisfaction.

Judy Panian – Director of Sleep Services

Judy Panian is the Director of Sleep Services for Precision Pulmonary Diagnostics. She joined PPD in 2008 to assist Dr. Berger and the PPD staff with the set up and management of the sleep labs within the PPD lab network. Judy has an extensive management background, including sleep lab management, and an understanding of the […]

National Geographic Sleepless in America

Precision Pulmonary Diagnostics was pleased to be part of a National Institute of Health project on National Geographic which aired in November of 2014. Precision Pulmonary Diagnostics, along with Schneider National were discussed in Sleepless in America for their work on treating sleep apnea in commercial truck drivers. The entire documentary is exceptionally well done. […]

Portable Sleep Diagnostic Testing – Watch-PAT

Portable/home sleep testing allows the driver to sleep at home or in their trucks while being tested. PPD offers nationwide portable sleep testing, allowing us to be where the carrier needs us to be. PPD dedicated itself to a careful pilot of hundreds of portable sleep tests in the commercial driving population assuring its success.   […]

Portable diagnostic devices for identifying Obstructive Sleep Apnea among commercial motor vehicle drivers

Now offering portable diagnostic testing for sleep apnea! For detailed information, see the article on Portable diagnostic devices for identifying obstructive sleep apnea among commercial motor vehicle drivers: considerations and unanswered questions in PMC – a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Read […]

NPTC 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition

The NPTC 2013 Education Management Conference & Exhibition is scheduled for April 28-30, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The NPTC 2013 Exhibition will feature an extensive showcase of fleet products and services from leading industry suppliers with the latest in product development and state-of-the-art technology for today’s demanding truck fleet operations. PPD  and Dr. Mark Berger […]

MTA Annual Safety and Maintenance Conference

The Missouri Trucking Association (MTA) represents over 725 member companies that operate trucks, including both for-hire and private carriers, and allied members that provide products and services to the motor carriers industry. The MTA has scheduled their Annual Safety and Maintenance Conference for March 27th and 28th 2013, and it showcases experts from governmental agencies, lawyers […]

Distilled Water and Your Humidifier

The main reason PAP users are encouraged to use distilled water in their humidifiers is because of  the unsightly mineral buildup inside the humidifier chamber with regular tap water. When you don’t have the option of using distilled water- as long as you are using water that is safe to drink, you will be ok.  […]