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Board of Directors

Dr. Amalu
Board Chair Elect - William Amalu, DC, DABCT
(Director of Medical Infrared Imaging)

William Amalu, DC, DABCT Founder and Clinical director of the Pacific Chiropractic and Research Center - Infrared Imaging. Dr. Amalu brings over 20 years of thermal imaging experience to the IACT. Dr. Amalu is a Board Certified Thermologist, who provides thermogram interpreting and reporting services for many imaging centers worldwide. He is also the President of the International Academy of Clinical Thermography and instructs physicians world-wide in the science and interpretation of thermal imaging. He also lectures world-wide in both universities and public venues to increase awareness in the utilization of thermal imaging in the medical field.

  • Board Certified Clinical Thermologist
  • Diplomate in Clinical Thermography
  • Clinical Thermology Fellow
  • Certified by the American Board of Clinical Thermography
  • Certified by the American Board of Medical Infrared Imaging
  • Certified by the International Academy of Clinical Thermology
  • Executive Board Officer - International Academy of Clinical Thermology - 2011 President
  • Executive Board Officer 2011 - International Thermographic Society
  • Member of American Academy of Thermology
  • Member of International Thermographic Society
  • Member of International Academy of Clinical Thermology
  • Member of IEEE - Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

Scott Wood
Treasurer - Scott D Wood
(Director of Building Sciences)

Scott D Wood, President of Scott Wood Associates, LLC, ITC Level III thermographer, is a leading expert in building science thermography providing consulting, investigations and testing using infrared thermography as an investigative tool for commercial and residential buildings. He performs building investigations and evaluations from architectural design review to completed building testing including water testing fenestrations and enclosures. Having provided feed back to the 2009 USACE air leakage protocol for buildings, Scott provides consulting for large building air leakage design reviews, installation oversight and air barrier testing.

As the primary independent instructor/consultant for the Building Science Institute (BSI), Scott provided the curriculum and instructed the Certified Building Science Thermographer course from 2003-2011 through FLIR’s Infrared Training Center (ITC). He also instructed level I thermography and roofing application classes for the ITC. As Technical Director for United Infrared’s MoistureFindIR modules, Scott provides thier 1 and 3 day classes on infrared’s use for the detection of water, moisture mapping and water testing.

Since 2010 he has provided support as the Infrared Thermography’s forum moderator for the on line Inspectors Journal. Mr. Wood helped establish the International Association of Certified Thermographers (IACT), formally the National Association of Certified Thermographers or NACT, since its formation in 2007. Much of Mr. Wood’s time is also spent on technology investigation and transfer for infrared thermography’s use in building science. One of his contributions includes the authoring the appendix G for the IEA ECBCS Annex 46, Energy Process Assessment Protocol for the use of thermography in building energy assessments. He has performed hundreds of site evaluations, instructed thousands of students as well as authored numerous papers, provided presentations, clinics and workshops regarding infrared thermography’s use in buildings as well as building science.

Professional Association Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Institute of Building Science (NIBS)
  • ASTM International, C16 voting committee member
  • Seattle Building Enclosure Council (SeaBEC)
  • Essess company advisory
  • 2003 Peer Review Committee for the IICRC S520 Mold Remediation Standard and Reference Guide Committee member for the IICRC S520 chapter 7, structural remediation revisions.
  • 2008-IICRC committee member for the Building Moisture Thermography Technician

Chris Troutt
Secretary - Chris Troutt
(Condition Monitoring)

Chris Troutt has been in the precision maintenance filed for since 2000. His background includes in place repair and machining of medium speed diesel engines in multiple markets. Another significant part of Chris's work history comes from time spent performing precision maintenance in a wide variety of industrial facilities including but not limited to, fossil power generation, nuclear power generation, cement production, mining, food processing, paper mills, and fuel terminals.

In 2000 Mr Troutt changed to the Predictive/Conditioning Monitoring side of maintenance and began providing Vibration analysis, thermal imaging and ultrasonic detection to those very same pieces of equipment he supported in repair and maintenance.

His responsibilities have included thermally viewing multiple types of rotating equipment as well as performing complex repairs and installation of that same equipment.

Chris holds Certifications as a Level 2A Vibration Analyst from Technical Associates of Charlotte a Level 2 Certified Thermographer though the ITC, a Certified Building Science Thermographer through the ITC/BSI collaboration and a Certified Contact and airborne Ultrasonic detection thru UE Systems.

Dr. Miles
Board Member - Scott Miles, MD. FACOG
(Medical Infrared Imaging Board)

Dr. Scott Miles was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and graduated in the first graduating class from Perry Meridian High School in 1975. He received his B.A. degree from University of Indianapolis in 1979 with majors in Chemistry and Biology, and a minor in mathematics. In 1984, he received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Finch University of Health Sciences/ The Chicago Medical School, receiving the OB/Gyn clerkship award for the highest grade in his class for this clinical rotation. Dr. Miles completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Cook County Hospital, Chicago Illinois, graduating in 1988. He passed board written and oral exams and was certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1990 and was recertified in 2000. Dr. Miles has been in private practice on Indianapolis' Southside for 20 years. His practice has been limited to Gynecology only since July 1, 2002. His other certifications include: Diplomate of The American Board of Clinical Sexology (Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction), Certified Thermology Technician (IACT), Designated Senior Aviation Medical Examiner (Federal Aviation Administration), Designated FAA Safety Team member. Current professional memberships include: Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for Functional Medicine, American College for the Advancement of Medicine, Indiana State Medical Association, and The Indianapolis Medical Society. Doctor Miles is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Dr. Miles has always been interested in alternatives to traditional medicine believing that approaches that integrate the best of all disciplines will ultimately benefit the patient the most. As such, He and the late Dr. Larry Davis pioneered "The Center for Sexual Medicine" in Indianapolis Indiana in 2004, the first integrated center of its kind in the state. Thereafter, he became deeply involved in natural and integrative approaches in women's healthcare. He now practices a "functional medicine" approach in balancing hormones including the Thyroid, Adrenal, Ovary and Gut issues. In early 2008, he founded "Miles Ahead Health and Wellness, LLC" a company dedicated to managing hormone and wellness issues in both men and women, providing Digital Infrared Thermographic imaging of the breast and whole body, and providing IV nutrition and high dose IV Vitamin C therapy for the treatment of cancer. Chelation therapy for heavy metal toxicity is on the horizon.

Dr. Quijano
Board Member - Valerie Quijano, DC, BCCT
(Medical Infrared Imaging Board)

Dr. Valeria Quijano, has been a board certified clinical thermologist since 1994. She graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in 1995 and is currently board certified in California and Hawaii.

Dr. Quijano developed the Medical Wellness Centers of Hawaii and was the director of from 2010-2013. She has also completed various certifications to include medical weight management, passed the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicines’ written exam and is currently completing her certification to become a Professional Eating Psychology Practitioner.

Dr. Quijano is the owner of InVogue Health Consultants, L.L.C. in Kamuela Hawaii. She is currently the only thermal imaging center on the island and also provides mobile MIR services to other offices. The majority of her patients are referred to her with unsolved ‘issues’. She thrives on solving health challenges for the frustrated patient who can’t achieve their wellness goals.


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