September 19, 2005 - Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
SunTech Medical, Inc., one of the world's leading manufacturers of Blood Pressure technology, announced that Ronald J. Prineas, MD, PhD will join SunTech's Medical Board of Advisors.
Prineas has extensive experience in cardiovascular disease epidemiological studies particularly with high blood pressure methodology and population electrocardiology. He is the senior author of the Minnesota Code Manual of Electrocardiographic Findings and has chaired or is a member of all committees as they relate to the longitudinal epidemiologic studies conducted by NHLBI over the past 30 years.
"We are very excited to have Ronald Prineas join our Medical Advisory Board," said Edward Wright, VP Marketing, SunTech Medical, Inc. "His depth of experience in epidemiological studies and past research related to cardiovascular technologies will be invaluable in our ongoing development of new blood pressure related products."
Dr. Prineas holds a M.B.B.S. (MD equivalent) from the University of Sydney, Australia, a Ph.D. from the University of London, and was a fellow at the prestigious London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
SunTech Medical's OEM blood pressure technology is used by many of the world's leading patient monitoring and defibrillator equipment manufacturers. Offerings include algorithms for particular patient environments and conditions including patient transport (ambulance, helicopter, or gurney), patient motion (tremors and spasms) and specific patient populations (dialysis, neo-natal, pediatric, bariatric, or veterinarian). SunTech's finished goods solutions include automated blood pressure monitors for stress and exercise testing, our 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitor and general and specialized blood pressure cuffs.