San Jose, Calif. – April 1, 2012 - MIBA Medical Inc., a medical aesthetics company, today announced that Dr. Thomas Wehman has joined MIBA full time as Interim COO and Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Wehman has held a variety of senior management positions in the medical/biotech, pharmaceutical and plastics industries.
He has over 30 years of managerial experience in research, development, pre-clinicals, operations, and product roll-out. He is an expert in both national and international regulatory affairs and has published a book in that field. He has held the following medical device company positions: NeoMend (Co-Founder, President/COO) CardioSynopsis (COO), TeleCom Medical (Founder, President, COO) and Novasys Medical (Co- founder, VP). He also held various Operational positions for five medical device start-up companies that had successful IPO's: Curon Medical; Oratec; Rita Medical; Somnus Medical Technology; and VidaMed. The last four companies were acquired after their IPO's for $310M, $220M, $56M and $326M respectively. Dr. Wehman received his PhD with honors from Michigan State University in the field of electro-analytical chemistry and physiological characterization of pharmaceutical materials. He was elected a member of Sigma Xi, Doctoral Science Honorary Society. He completed his undergraduate work in chemistry, physics and mathematics at Northern Illinois University with honors. He also served as a visiting scholar at Argonne National Laboratories in the High Energy Physics Department studying radiation effects on tumor development. He is well published and is the co-inventor of over 30 patents and pending patents. He has taken continuing education in marketing, sales, business development to round out his educational background. "I am extremely pleased that MIBA has access to Dr. Wehman's expertise with the FDA and CE regulatory processes and is now devoting his full energy to moving MIBA to the next level in operations," said Dr. Phi Nguyen, Founder and CEO. "Dr. Wehman's operation skills and regulatory affair knowledge will complement MIBA's technology greatly."
About MIBA Medical Inc.
MIBA Medical Inc. is a medical aesthetics company focused on developing and commercializing products that are used by physicians to enhance a patient's appearance. For more information, please visit http://www.mibamedical.com.