FREDERICK, Md., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of consumer medical devices, today announced that its CEO, Andrew J. Whelan, was awarded the prestigious National Humanitarian Technology Leadership Award by Chabad at Johns Hopkins.
"We chose to honor Mr. Whelan because of his personal philanthropy and his leadership in bringing to market a breakthrough medical product," said Brian Gelman, development director of Chabad at Johns Hopkins.
The award was presented at the 10th anniversary Grand Annual Community Dinner on Tuesday, March 12 at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Other award recipients at the evening's gala include global leaders in health-care, Dr. Paul Rothman, Dean of the Medical Faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Dr. Jeremy Levin and Allan Oberman, respectively, President and CEO of Teva Pharmaceuticals and CEO of Teva Americas Generics, the world's largest producer of generic drugs.
About BioElectronics Corporation
Drugs and heat patches provide temporary minimal pain relief by simply masking it but it always comes back. ActiPatch provides 5x better pain relief and is 100% safer than over-the-counter drugs. BioElectronics Corporation is an award winning medical device developer and manufacturer of advanced medical devices. Its products are ActiPatch® Therapy, for over-the-counter treatment of back pain and other musculoskeletal complaints, the Allay™ menstrual cycle pain therapy, and RecoveryRx™ for surgical procedures and wound care and HealFast® Therapy veterinarian line. The unique therapy delivery system, using patented technology, provides a cost-effective in-home option to reduce soft tissue pain and inflammation, and to accelerate healing. For more information, please see www.bielcorp.com.
About Chabad at Johns Hopkins
Chabad at Johns Hopkins, an affiliate of Chabad Lubavitch, the world's largest Jewish educational and social service organization, is a community-support organization, which supports patients and students at Johns Hopkins.
Paul Knopick, E&E Communications
For Chabad Hopkins
Brian Gelman, Development Director, Chabad at Johns Hopkins
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