Dr. Harold Schoenhaus Joins the Scientific Advisory Board of Alliqua
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AUG 16, 2012 - 09:20 ET
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 16, 2012) - Alliqua, Inc. (
As a board certified surgeon by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics, Dr. Schoenhaus brings over 40 years of experience in the fields of Podiatric and Orthopedic Medicine to the SAB of Alliqua. Dr. Schoenhaus is currently a Professor at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine and an attending physician at Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center where he serves as Podiatric Director of the Penn Wound Care Center. Dr. Schoenhaus is the former Chairman of the Department of Foot and Ankle Surgery at Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia and Past President of The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. As a result of his extensive medical experience in academics and research, including numerous articles in such publications as the Journal of the American Podiatric Association and the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Dr. Schoenhaus is a highly sought after lecturer, advisor and consultant to the medical industry. He has served in a consulting or advisory capacity to companies such as Dow Corning, OsteoMed and EBI (a subsidiary of Biomet).
Commenting on his new advisory role at Alliqua, Dr. Schoenhaus stated, "I am pleased to become a part of the team at Alliqua by becoming a member of the SAB. As a practicing surgeon, I am keenly aware of the need and potential for Alliqua's SilverSeal®, silver based, hydrogel wound dressings for a wide variety of applications. I am most excited by the commercialization potential for the technology platform. Transdermal delivery of drugs or other agents in the medical industry alone creates a wealth of opportunities for this company for years to come and I look forward to helping this company capitalize on the opportunities ahead."
Richard Rosenblum, President of Alliqua, added: "We are excited to welcome Dr. Schoenhaus to our team of advisors at Alliqua. As we continue to put the pieces in place to build our company into a world class organization, the addition of Dr. Schoenhaus will provide a tremendous wealth of experience to help guide our future. His hands-on experience in the use of wound care products and his impeccable reputation in the medical industry will make him a tremendous asset to Alliqua for the advancement of our SilverSeal® products as well as our future transdermal drug delivery initiatives."
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