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Vascular Solutions CEO Elected to MDMA Board of Directors
Date:7/14/2008

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), a national trade association based in Washington, D.C., welcomed Howard Root to the Board of Directors at the MDMA Annual Meeting held in Washington in June.

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"I am honored to serve on the Board of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association," stated Root. "MDMA has a long history of advocating on behalf of entrepreneurial medical technology companies to promote innovation and enhance patient care."

MDMA's Executive Director, Mark Leahey stated, "MDMA's Board of Directors has historically reflected the ideals of the innovative, entrepreneurial companies that comprise our membership, and Howard is no exception." Leahey went on to say, "The Association remains committed to achieving legislative and regulatory policies necessary to ensure the research-based entrepreneurial sector of the medical device industry continues to flourish."

Other board members include; Wayne Barlow of Wescor, Inc.; Wil Boren of Biomet, Inc.; Nancy Briefs of Eleme, Inc.; Chris Chavez of Advanced Neuromodulation Systems (ANS); Kelvyn Cullimore, Jr. of Dynatronics Corporation; Ryan Drant of New Enterprise Associates; Brad Gary of Allergan, Inc.; Ken Hayes of Biomerix Corporation; Eamonn Hobbs of AngioDynamics, Inc.; Joe Kiani of Masimo Corporation; Alex Lukianov of NuVasive, Inc.; Casey McGlynn of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Guy Nohra of Alta Partners; Jo Ellen Slurzberg of Almyra, Inc.; Mark Sieczkerek of Conceptus, Inc.; Thomas Thompson of Neuro Resource Group (NRG); Paul Touhey of Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc.; Russ Trenary of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO) and Mark Wan of Three Arch Partners.

As founder of Vascular Solutions in 1997, Root led the company since inception; including taking the company public in 2000. Over the last five years, he has guided Vascular Solutions in the development and launching of over 30 new devices for the diagnosis and treatment of vascular conditions, resulting in over $50 million in annual sales and profitability. Previously, Mr. Root was Vice President of ATS Medical, Inc. and practiced corporate law at the law firm of Dorsey & Whitney

The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) is a national trade association based in Washington, D.C., representing innovators and entrepreneurs in the medical device industry. MDMA seeks to improve the quality of patient care by encouraging the development of new medical technology and fostering the availability of innovative products in the marketplace.


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