CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce that Marc Schwachter M.D., and Paul DeLuca have joined the Company's Medical Education Division (MED).
Marc Schwachter, M.D. has joined Simbionix as Physician Community Manager for MED. Marc will be responsible for developing training programs, educational content, and services supporting the Company's virtual reality simulators and case-based physician training. In this role he will be the Company's authority on how surgeons, medical practitioners, and healthcare professionals learn, practice, and stay current with the latest medical procedures, practices, and technology.
Marc graduated from University of Vermont with a degree in Zoology/Philosophy and has a M.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He did his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Illinois Department of OB/GYN. Prior to accepting this position, Marc worked with University Hospitals Department of Surgery in Cleveland, OH to deliver surgical skills training and create a surgical video repository to foster the growth of the department as a leader in surgical teaching. He designed and produced innovative teaching techniques including international webinars, live surgical symposiums and online consulting and conferencing for the surgeons.
"Marc's passion for medicine, training and technology is contagious," said Paul Jensen, General Manager of Simbionix Medical Education Division. "I'm confident that Marc will be a tremendous asset to the MED team and Simbionix."
Paul DeLuca will be responsible for the new product development process to define, build and launch the product platform to support the MED business strategy. Amongst his activities, Paul will conduct market research to specify market requirements, maintain the product roadmap illustrating the vision and key phases of delivery for the platform, and develop and implement the marketing strategy.
Paul brings strong experience in technology product development and innovative new-media marketing. Prior to accepting this position, he was Director of Marketing & Web Services with Centric Technologies where he managed the design, development, hosting, and technical maintenance of dozens of commercial web sites. Following the acquisition of MCI Telecommunications' internet business by Cable & Wireless Global PLC, he was the Director of Global Web Hosting Product Management, leading a team of product managers in developing 4 web hosting/content management products that generated over $52 million in global web hosting revenue.
"Paul's strengths and experiences are an excellent match for this position and Simbionix is fortunate to have him on the team," said Paul Jensen.
About Simbionix USA Corporation
Simbionix is the world's leading provider of simulation and training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry. Founded in 1997, the company is committed to delivering high quality products, advancing clinical performance and optimizing procedural outcomes. Simbionix cooperates with physicians on a regular basis to produce the most reliable and effective training and supporting systems.
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