Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometry

...Changing the Way the World Takes Temperature




























About Exergen

Exergen Corporation has been in business for more than twenty-five years. The company is focused solely on non-invasive infrared temperature monitoring and control for both medical and industrial applications. And, being located in the Boston area, it has immediate access to the resources of premier medical institutions and universities. Over the years, Exergen has become the recognized worldwide leader in accurate and innovative non-invasive infrared technology.

The Company's founder, Dr. Francesco Pompei, continues as its President and CEO, bringing his engineering and scientific degrees from both Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, along with nearly three decades of experience in this field, to the challenge of providing the best in non-invasive thermometry. Exergen is a scientifically driven company, and its infrared products and technology are well protected by more than 100 patents.

All products are developed and manufactured by Exergen in the United States, at its facilities in Watertown, MA just outside of Boston.

Company History

About this Website

This website is an adjunct to the official website of Exergen Corporation at www.exergen.com. It has been created to provide clinicians convenient access to scientific evidence, educational and technical information on Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometry.

This website has been created and is maintained by Marybeth Pompei, Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Scientist, Exergen Corporation, with contributions from Dr. Francesco Pompei, President. New information will be added periodically as it becomes available.

About the Contributors to this Website

MARYBETH POMPEI is Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Scientist, Exergen Corporation. Her nursing training was at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center (Boston, MA) and Catholic University of America (Washington D.C.), and she continued her undergraduate and graduate education at the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia), Harvard University, and The Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, where she earned the Masters Degree in Bioethics and Health Policy. She has been an active clinical scientist in the field of medical thermometry and thermoregulation for twenty years, is a patented Exergen Corporation All rights reserved inventor in the field with five US patents, conducts regular training and Grand Rounds for physicians on the subject, and is a guest lecturer at a number of universities and medical centers. Ms. Pompei is married to Dr. Pompei.

FRANCESCO POMPEI is President and Founder of Exergen Corporation. He holds BS and MS degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and SM and PhD degrees from Harvard University. Dr. Pompei is also an active scientist in cancer research in the Department of Physics at Harvard University where he holds an appointment as a Research Scholar. Holding more than sixty US patents, Dr. Pompei's numerous designs have made Exergen Corporation one of the world's foremost manufacturers of non-invasive thermometry systems for medical and industrial applications. He is the author or co-author of more than 50 published books and articles appearing in a wide range journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine, American Journal for Infection Control, Toxicology and Industrial Health, Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, Nature, Cancer Research, Critical Care Medicine.