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Volcano Corporation Appoints Leslie V. Norwalk and Dr. Eric J. Topol to Board of Directors
Date:10/28/2011

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC), a leading developer and manufacturer of precision guidance therapy tools designed to enhance the treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, today announced the appointment of Leslie V. Norwalk, Esq., and Eric J. Topol, M.D., to the company's board of directors.  

Ms. Norwalk currently serves as strategic counsel to EpsteinBeckerGreen, P.C., EBG Advisors and National Health Advisors. She also is an advisor to three private equity firms, Warburg Pincus, Ferrer Freeman & Company and Enhanced Equity Fund, and to the hedge fund Kingdon Capital Management. Previously, Ms. Norwalk served, during the administration of George W. Bush, as the acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), where she managed the day-to-day operations of Medicare, Medicaid, state child health insurance programs, survey and certification of healthcare facilities and other federal healthcare initiatives.

Dr. Topol is the director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, a National Institutes of Health-funded program of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Consortium. He also is the Gary and Mary West Endowed Chair of Innovative Medicine; professor of genomics at The Scripps Research Institute; the chief academic officer of Scripps Health; and a senior consultant cardiologist practitioner at the Scripps Clinic. An innovator in wireless medicine, Dr. Topol is the vice-chairman and a founding board member of the newly established Gary and Mary West Wireless Health Institute. He is also a member of the board of directors of DexCom, Inc.

"Leslie's experience in key roles at CMS and her deep knowledge of healthcare policy and compliance will be invaluable to Volcano as we navigate the reimbursement landscape and drive the futur
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