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President Obama Presents Early Career Award to Dr. Sumita Pennathur
Date:10/18/2011

MCHENRY, Ill., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama named Sumita Pennathur, Ph.D., as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) on Sept. 26. The PECASE award is the highest national honor bestowed upon science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers. Pennathur, an assistant professor of medical engineering at University of California Santa Barbara, was one of the 94 recipients honored at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 14.

Pennathur was recognized for her work in fundamental fluidics, nanotechnology and mechanical engineering, which has resulted in the development of tools that have enabled further scientific insights and progress.

"We are pleased to congratulate Dr. Pennathur on this prestigious achievement," said Carolin Archibald, president of Medela. "This is an incredible accomplishment and we are very fortunate to work with Dr. Pennathur as well as the other world-class research partners to continue to advance breastfeeding science."

Pennathur's research is focused on creating novel devices for practical applications to advance health and science. Medela is excited to be collaborating with Pennathur to advance breastfeeding research and technology.

The PECASE awards, established by President Bill Clinton in 1996, recognize recipients' exceptional potential for leadership at the frontiers of scientific knowledge, and their commitment to community service, as demonstrated through scientific leadership, education or community outreach. For a complete list of award winners, visit: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/09/26/president-obama-honors-outstanding-early-career-scientists

About Medela

Medela provides the most technologically advanced breast pumps and breastfeeding accessories to nursing mothers around the world. A long-time champion of breastfeeding, Medela is the only company to develop products based on research by the world's leading lactation experts. As a result, Medela's breast pumps are the number one choice of healthcare professionals and facilities worldwide.

Medela has developed an extensive line of products to meet the diverse needs of nursing mothers.  These products include hospital-grade, double and single electric and manual personal breastpumps; breastfeeding accessories such as breast care products and specialty feeding devices. Most recently, Medela introduced 2-Phase Expression®, the only research-based breastpump technology that mimics a baby's nursing rhythm, resulting in faster let-down and milk flow.

Founded in 1961 by Olle Larsson in Zug, Switzerland, Medela continues to grow under the ownership of the Larsson family. Medela serves customers through a worldwide network of distribution partners in more than 90 countries and its 15 subsidiaries in Australia, the Benelux countries, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Spain, Sweden, Poland and Switzerland. www.medela.com

Media Contact:
Rachel Mennell
815-578-2348
rachel.mennell@medela.com


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