MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Protectus Medical Devices, Inc. ("Protectus Medical Devices") (OTCQB: PTMD), a developer and marketer of innovative medical devices, today named physician/surgeon Dr. Dan Hartley as Medical Director.
Dr. Hartley has vast experience in research and development in pharmaceutical and medical device industries, including quality control, medical writing and regulatory compliance. He has served as a clinical data auditor and has held senior level clinical research associate positions at several major pharmaceutical companies.
Dr. Hartley will establish the Protectus Medical Advisory Board, oversee quality control, compliance and assurance, and serve as a medical spokesperson helping to establish Protectus as the world leader in medical safety devices, such as its patented Safety Syringe.
The Protectus Safety Syringe is the only fully automatic, self-sheathing safety hypodermic syringe that currently meets all U.S. Federal Government and OSHA mandates designed to protect both healthcare workers and patients alike. It is designed to significantly reduce or eliminate accidental needlestick injuries that have plagued the healthcare workplace for decades. More information about Protectus Medical Devices may be found at the Company's corporate website at www.protectusmedical.com .
According to Protectus CEO and President Dr. John Salstroms, "Dr. Hartley will bring unmatched experience, passion, and commitment toward achieving our goal of developing the safest needle devices in the healthcare workplace to protect the health and well-being of workers and patients worldwide."
Dr. Hartley will be involved with a broad range of Protectus Safety Syringes, including: the Safety IV Catheter (patent-pending); Safety Dental Syringe (patent pending), both using the same patented safety designed engineering as the Safety Syri