Navigation Links
Tepha Announces Appointment of John Hartnett as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Date:7/24/2008

LEXINGTON, Mass., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Tepha, Inc., a developer of medical devices derived from a new class of resorbable polymers, announced today that it has appointed John Hartnett to the new position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Hartnett joins Tepha following an eighteen year career with Boston Scientific during which he progressed from field sales, to marketing management, and, most recently, to strategic planning and business development. Mr. Hartnett's responsibilities with Tepha will focus on corporate partner management and long range planning.

Dr. Simon Williams, President and CEO of Tepha, commented, "We are very excited to be able to attract an executive with John Hartnett's track record of success in the medical device industry. The unique profile of our resorbable polymer technology, combined with the receipt of six FDA 510(k)'s since February, 2007, has resulted in a significant increase in Tepha's corporate partner activities. Mr. Hartnett's strategic planning and business development experience will be extremely valuable as Tepha expands its corporate partnering business model."

About Tepha, Inc.

Tepha, Inc., is a developer of medical devices derived from a new class of resorbable polymers that have been engineered utilizing recombinant DNA technology. The unique biologic and mechanical properties of the Tepha PHA polymers has been recognized by an expanding list of corporate partners that now includes Aesculap AG, ENTrigue Surgical, HemCon Medical Technologies, the Lifecell subsidiary of Kinetic Concepts (NYSE: KCI), NMT Medical (Nasdaq: NMTI), and Tornier, Inc. Tepha received its first FDA 510(k) clearance for its TephaFLEX(R) Absorbable Suture in February, 2007 and the Company and its partners have now received six 510(k)'s covering a range of medical devices including sutures, meshes, and films.

For further information about Tepha, please contact Dr. Ajay Ahuja, M.D., Director of Business Development, Tepha, Inc., 99 Hayden Ave, Lexington, MA 02421, tel: 781-357-1700. Email: contact@tepha.com. Or visit: http://www.tepha.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Tepha, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Carnegie Mellon Establishes Ray and Stephanie Lane Center for Computational Biology
2. BD Announces Results for Third Fiscal Quarter
3. Gerbig Engineering Announces Availability of Cleanroom Utility Panel
4. The Palomino Group Announces Launch of Meeting Support Services Business Unit
5. Misys Announces Preliminary Results for the Year Ended 31 May 2008
6. Cardiome Announces Preferred Share Financing
7. Mercy Health Plans Announces New Name for Their Medicare Advantage Plans: Mercy Medicare Advantage
8. American Heart Associations Announces Call for Entries for Howard L. Lewis Achievement Award
9. The Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute Announces 2008/2009 Annual Risk Management Conference, Dates
10. Genesis Pharmaceuticals Announces New Board Member and Forms Committees
11. Fitness Equipment Retailer Fitness 4 Home Superstore Announces New Scottsdale Location
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/11/2016)... City, Utah (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 ... ... wireless microFET medical dynamometers and ergoFET force gauges used in physical therapy, occupational ... Rehab Strength Indicator sensor for resistance cord exercise and therapy, introduces its new ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... ... The book, “Computers Should Just Work!”, provides a basic, non-techie education on ... before signing a contract and how to spot an incompetent or dishonest IT person ... e-mail and technology, it’s more important than ever to make sure the company you ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... WASHINGTON (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... to expand the ability of Medicare Advantage organizations to deliver medical services via ... , “ATA has been advocating for such language for many years. ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... York, NY (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... campaign to celebrate and raise awareness of Nestlé KITKAT as the first global confectionery ... the lives of cocoa farmers and the quality of their product, through activities that ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Western University ... health services to the developmentally disabled in the Coachella Valley. , The two ... new facility at 71-949 Highway 111, Suite 100-B, in Rancho Mirage, California. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)...  Aytu BioScience, Inc. (OTCQX: AYTU), a specialty healthcare ... conditions, announced today that the Company will present its ... on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. ET.  ... overview of its business and growth strategy, as well ... 31, 2015. --> ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016  Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: ... on the development of a once-daily, oral therapy for ... Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Maya Halpern , has notified ... Chief Medical Officer and from its Board of Directors ... reaching retirement age. Allen Baharaff . Mr. ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , February 11, 2016 ... Autoclave Market Report 2016 research report provides information ... regions, development status with crucial statistical data and ... http://www.deepresearchreports.com/142870.html . --> Complete report ... 19 companies and supported with 296 tables and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: