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News Release - March 12, 2008
iCAD Appoints John DeLucia as Vice President of Quality Assurance and Regulatory AffairsNASHUA, N.H., March 12 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- iCAD, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICAD ), an industry-leading provider of Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) solutions for the early detection of cancer, today announced that John DeLucia has joined iCAD as the Vice President of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, reporting to iCAD President and CEO Ken Ferry. Mr. DeLucia brings more than 25 years of medical device, in-vitro diagnostics and biomedical research experience to this key management position. Mr. DeLucia has significant experience working with the FDA and other global regulatory authorities, and will be responsible for navigating iCAD through several anticipated FDA milestones. His expertise includes managing and directing regulatory submissions, compliance, clinical studies, quality assurance and laboratory services for medical device and clinical diagnostic products.
"We are delighted to have John join iCAD's management team," said Ken Ferry. "We are confident that John's experience and successful track record with the FDA and other regulatory agencies will be of tremendous value to iCAD as we execute on our growth strategy and bring new products to market."
"I am especially pleased to be joining iCAD at this exciting time, as we have an opportunity to bring several compelling cancer screening technologies through the regulatory process and on to commercialization," said Mr. DeLucia. "I look forward to being an integral part of iCAD's success."
Prior to joining iCAD, Mr. DeLucia served as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Affairs and Quality Assurance at Z-Tech Medical Inc., a medical device company that developed a novel bioimpedance breast scanning detection system. Mr. DeLucia was responsible for directing and managing clinical trials, global regulatory submissions, facility quality operations and reporting, and regulatory compliance activities.
Before joining Z-Tech Medical Inc., Mr. DeLucia was Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Affairs and Quality Assurance at Microsulis Americas, Inc., a medical device company that manufactures endometrial ablation systems for gynecological markets worldwide. Prior to that, he served as the Division Vice President of Quality Assurance for the Critical Care Division at Smiths Medical Critical Care, which develops and manufactures Class I and II anesthesia, respiratory, needle safety devices, and a wide variety of critical care devices. During his career he has also worked at companies such as ACMI Corporation, Genzyme, C.R. Bard and Pfizer.
About iCAD, Inc.
iCAD, Inc. is an industry-leading provider of Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) solutions that enable healthcare professionals to better serve patients by identifying pathologies and pinpointing cancer earlier. iCAD offers a comprehensive range of high-performance, upgradeable CAD systems for the high, mid and low volume mammography markets. iCAD is entrusted with the task of early cancer detection by more than 1800 women's healthcare centers worldwide. For more information, call +1 877 iCADnow or visit http://www.icadmed.com.
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