Dr. Jay Schnitzer to join the Company
NATICK, Mass., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that Jay J. Schnitzer, M.D., Ph.D. will be joining the Company's Clinical Sciences organization effective March 24.
Dr. Schnitzer will serve as Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer, sitting on the Clinical Leadership team and reporting to the Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Dr. Donald S. Baim, M.D. In his new role, Dr. Schnitzer will be responsible for leading the medical input process for the Company's Endosurgery, Neurovascular and Neuromodulation businesses. He will also participate in the formulation and execution of technology strategies for both internal research and development, as well as external business development activities. In addition, he will oversee development and dissemination of scientifically based education materials relating these areas.
Dr. Schnitzer most recently has served as Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Visiting Surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Pediatric Surgeon at Shriners Burns Hospital in Boston. He trained in medicine at Harvard Medical School and earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Schnitzer's major research interests are related to developmental biology of the lung and congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), and combat casualty care.
Dr. Schnitzer is a member of several national and international
societies, including the American Surgical Association, the Association for
Academic Surgery, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the American
Burn Association and the British Association of Pediatric
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