Dr Calmes is an experienced anesthesiologist, now retired as Chairman and Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, California. She has consulted on numerous surgical cases of polio survivors over the last 20 years.

The following video was produced by Post-Polio Health International, USA, in 2014. Post-Polio Health International has generously given Polio Australia permission to embed the video on this website.