Toronto, ON, Canada--Low-level light therapy (LLLT) or phototherapy company Theralase Technologies (TSX-V: TLT) appointed James R. Andrews as chairman to its Medical and Scientific Advisory Board. Additional appointments include Lyle Cain, Jeffrey Dugas, Kevin Wilk, and Lanier Johnson from the renowned American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI), a sports medicine research and education foundation.
James Andrews, ASMI chairman and medical director, is internationally recognized for his 48 years of scientific and clinical research in orthopaedic surgical practice, specializing in knee, shoulder and elbow sports injuries. Andrews founded the Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center (ASMOC), a specialized North American facility widely recognized throughout the world for the treatment of a full range of orthopaedic sports injuries. He is the senior orthopaedic and medical consultant to many collegiate and professional sports teams and has served on the Sports Medicine Committee of the United States Olympic Committee and a past president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and also serves as a director of several public and private medical and business corporations.
Lyle Cain is a 1994 graduate of the University of Alabama Medical School, a practicing orthopaedic surgeon, Fellowship Director and a senior staff member of ASMI. He serves as an orthopaedic consultant to collegiate and professional sports teams and is a member of a wide range of professional orthopaedic medical committees and institutes.
Jeffrey Dugas is a 1994 graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine, a practicing orthopaedic surgeon, Fellowship Director and a senior staff member of ASMI. He serves as an orthopaedic consultant to collegiate and professional teams and has been widely published in medical journals for clinical studies on orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine injuries.
Kevin Wilk holds a doctorate in Physical Therapy from the Massachusetts General Health Institute of Boston, following 22 years as a practicing physical therapist. Since 1999, Wilk has been an Affiliate Member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and since 1984 a Member of the Sections for Sports Medicine, Orthopaedics and Research of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Lanier Johnson has a BS degree from the University of Alabama and a MBA from Auburn University. He has been associated with Dr. Andrews and ASMI since 1990 and currently serves as the executive director of ASMI. Johnson has many years of management experience in the practice of sports medicine professional services and the development of comprehensive facilities for the practice of Sports Medicine.
Roger Dumoulin-White, president and CEO of Theralase Technologies, said, "We are delighted that Dr. Andrews, Dr. Cain, Dr. Dugas, Kevin and Lanier have agreed to be reappointed to the Theralase Medical and Scientific Advisory Board for another 5 years. They are an elite team of professionals who are able to help guide Theralase in the expansion of our world class therapeutic medical laser technology into the US medical market. We are looking forward to working hand in hand with the whole team as we dramatically increase our sales in the US medical market in 3Q 2011 and beyond."
SOURCE: Theralase; www.theralase.com/press/Theralase_Technologies_Announces_MSAB_Renewals_2011.pdf
Posted by: Gail Overton
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