The current members of EPGLMed's Team...
Michael Hayes was President of Digital Health Sciences, Inc. prior to that Company being acquired by EPGL in July 2012. Mr. Hayes has presided over the debt restructuring of EP Global Communications, Inc. along with Pricewaterhouse Coopers since early 2012. Mr. Hayes is now in charge of assembling a new management team for EPGL, including all Company management, medical and scientific personnel going forward. Mr. Hayes has made it a singular priority to bring aboard only the world’s top professionals in the field of medical sciences to EPGL and thereby build the Company into a major player in the medical device industry over the next several years. Mr. Hayes has also committed to prioritizing shareholders and creating significant value for their investments over time.
David T. Markus holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and a MS in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in MEMS Microelectronics and Biomedical. Dr. Markus spent 11 years with Raytheon and holds 8 US patents and has 9 other US Patents Pending. He has been involved in research for several of the world's leading technological institutions, including the Office of Naval Research in Arlington, Virginia, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA and he has been published 15 times for various technical conferences. He was a principal investigator on SBIR DARPA Phase I and Phase II, and "Ultraflexible Substrate" for Macroelectronics Program by Dr. Robert Reuss at DARPA. He has been involved in the engineering and the development on seven surgical devices, including devices for Cataract surgery, Intra-Ocular Lens Delivery, Arthroscopy, Endodontic Endoscope, Micro Endoscope and Neural Electrodes. Additionally he was instrumental on developing three medical laboratory devices, including for In-Vitro Fertilization, PCR instrumentation and drug discovery. Finally, Dr. Markus is fluent in English, Chinese-Madarin, Taiwanese-FuJian and Indonesian languages. A full bio for Dr. Markus will be made available on the Company website in the near future.
Noah T. Kaufman, M.D. as Vice President of Emergency Medicine Innovations and candidate for Board of Directors. Dr. Kaufman will add valuable energy and insight from the perspective of emergency medicine, which is a significant market for EPGL moving into the future. He is a highly accomplished physician in his field. As Director of Clinical Emergency Ultrasound, Dr. Kaufman is in the top ranks for patient scores and outcomes. Dr. Kaufman is also currently the attending Emergency Physician for Barton Memorial Hospital ER and the Carson Valley Medical Center ER at South Lake Tahoe, California. His education includes Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH - EM Residency 2006. Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA - MD 2003, and University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL - BS 1996
International Innovations is EPGL Medical Sciences exclusive new arm for marketing and distribution globally. Mr. Andereas Markus (M.B.A & M.Sc Eng) has both a strong Business and Engineering educational background. He is a talented and extremely well connected marketeer whose ability has helped him develop more than 20 years of experience in international marketing, engineering and distribution. This includes various high end products distributed to all of Asia, America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. His professional experience has seen him working with all of the top 20 economic markets in the world.
As the new leader of International distribution for EPGL Medical Sciences, Andereas and his staff will treat physicians to a higher "VIP standard" of service, by listening carefully to what the doctor needs in medical device products, training and technical support. Andereas will implement EPGL's new and innovative approach to medical device marketing globally. This includes the willingness to make himself and EPGL staff available virtually 24/7 to service health care professionals and organizations in a timely manner. He will implement EPGL's new concierge style service to the world's top clients in health care from CEO's of international hospitals to front-line physicians and all between. This exceptional service and marketing model will ensure that health care professionals will have the best experience possible with EPGL Medical and its products. It is for these simple but powerful reasons that EPGL Medical Sciences will build a strong and loyal clientele worldwide for its new medical devices.
Corey W Hunter M.D. is based in New York City. He completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitiation at NYU Lagone Medical Center and a fellowship in pain medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Hunter's specialities include pain diagnosis and treatment, disorders of the spine and peripheral nervious system, with a sepcial interest in advanced interventional techniques and minimally invasive spinal procedures. Dr. Hunter was pivotal in conducting early research on the MPDD device. Along with NYU physicians, Michel Dubois M.D. and Shengping Zou M.D., Dr. Hunter headed the team which published one of the first research studies showing significant improvement for the detection of pain caused by muscles, using the MPDD device versus traditional manual pressure (MP) for the diagnosis and treatment Myofascial Pain Syndrome which can include chronic back pain, neck pain, migraine, fybromyalgia and more. These findings greatly contributed to the early progress of the MPDD development and its subsequent FDA 510k clearance and patent awards.
Eric Lee M.D. M.A. graduated from Yale University and completed medical school at Boston University. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center where he has continued with a Pain Medicine fellowship. Dr. Lee is intimately familiar with the MPDD device and used it as a diagnostic tool in a study of using advanced techniques to treat myofascial pain along with Dr. Michel Dubois MD at NYU. Dr. Lee's professional interests include pain diagnosis and treatment, disorders of the spine, central, and peripheral nervous system, with a special interest in advanced interventional techniques and minimally invasive spinal procedures. Dr. Lee will oversee further additions to the EPGL Medical management team and advancement of new medical devices technologies the Company has interest in pursuing.
EPGL is proud to have Ryan M. Stellar M.E. B.E. as part of the team. Mr. Stellar is a highly accomplished biomedical engineer who was intimately involved with the creation of the MPDD device as the Chief Engineer during its creation at Stevens Proof of Concept (SPOC). Mr. Stellar graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology in 2006 with a degree in Biomedical Engineering and a Minor in Economics. Mr. Stellar has been with Medtronic, Inc. for six years prior to leaving this year. While at Medtronic, among many other accomplishments, he successfully directed global launches of two portfolio critical products in the cardiac rhythm device market: DF4 Lead Connector System & CareLink Network for Heart Failure. Mr. Stellar is an expert in medical device manufacturing resources and distribution channels as well as customer relationship management.
Reid H. Erickson is Financial Partnership Strategy Advisor and candidate for Board of Directors. Reid is Founder, Chairman and CEO, Beneri International Corporation. He is an innovative, visionary leader spearheading green technology commercialization and the growth of sustainable businesses. With nearly three decades in the green and sustainable industry, Reid has assisted numerous early stage companies as an investor, advisor, consultant, board member or executive manager providing leadership and access to his worldwide network of entrepreneurial specialists dedicated to sustainable development.
Brady Peterson was recently named Manager of Investor Relations and Public Relations as well as Information Technologies for EPGL Med. Mr. Peterson is the consummate professional who brings 15 years of Customer Relations and marketing experience to EPGL. The EPGL team is pleased to have him aboard and we believe customers and investors alike will appreciate his professionalism.
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