Meet the IMS Team

Innovative Medical Supplies is the regional and national sales team tasked with getting optometrists, ophthalmologists, and clinics set up with the TearScanTM300 MicroAssay System. Anchored by vision experts, IMS looks forward to meeting with you to discuss how the ATD TearScan 300 can aid your patients and practice.

Thomas Dobron

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Dobron was awarded “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst and Young and Venture Magazine in 1988. The owner and CEO of two real estate development and homebuilding companies, Mr. Dobron has developed over 40,000 lots and built over 10,000 homes, with over 3 billion $ in sales.

Gregory O. Shull


Mr. Shull has 42 years of experience in the San Diego County real estate market. Experience included the negotiation of land purchases, feasibility studies, cost estimating for budget purposes, market studies and preparing loan requests. Mr. Shull also managed marketing and sales departments.

Barry Nordstrom


Mr. Nordstrom has over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry. He specialized in construction insurance. He developed a team of sales reps that dominated California, Nevada and Arizona. By 2008, he and his team were the largest writers of insurance for Bank of America and HBW in the Nation. Mr. Nordstrom is an expert at developing sales teams.

Cell phone: 858-735-7864

Dr. Jeff Anshel


Dr. Jeffrey Anshel is a 1975 graduate from the Illinois College of Optometry. He has written numerous articles and seven books regarding nutritional influences on vision and dry eye disease. Dr. Anshel lectures internationally to ergonomic professionals and eyecare providers on nutrition and eye health topics. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and Founder and Past President of the Ocular Nutrition Society. Dr. Anshel maintains a private practice in Encinitas, CA.

Our filed expert and main point of contact for our expert. He established the US Navy’s first vision therapy center, and is widely known and respected as a leader and innovator in his field.

Jack Elkins

Advisory Board Member

Jack Elkins is a seasoned entrepreneur, business strategist and financial advisor. He founded 3 successful construction companies. He currently is a financial advisor for two San Diego companies – Copa Fina Wine Imports and The Shop Restaurants, LLC.. where he is also co-owner.

Marcus Smith

CEO & President of Advanced Tear Diagnostics (ATD)

Senior executive with over 25 years experience in Strategic Planning, Operations, Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Development within the ophthalmic sector. Formerly served as President of Global Vision (Bogota, Colombia); Director – US Clinic Development, TLC The Laser Centers (Toronto, Ontario); Director of Acquisitions, Omega Health Systems (Memphis, TN) and President of MW Smith & Associates (Birmingham, AL).

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