BURTONSVILLE, Md., Oct. 31 Lifeclinic International hasnamed John T. Kelly, M.D., Ph.D. as Chief Medical Officer. In this position,Dr. Kelly will develop strategies to improve the health and wellness of theusers of Lifeclinic's blood pressure monitors, health stations, and healthmanagement systems.
"Our mission is to promote healthier lifestyles and longer lives for allpeople," said Phil Claxton, Lifeclinic's President. "Dr. Kelly will play a keyrole in our strategy. With his help, we will continue to enhance our healthand wellness products and services."
"Lifeclinic encourages individuals to take an active role in their healthand healthcare, and provides employers with effective tools to improve thehealth of employees, increase productivity, and reduce health care costs,"said Dr. Kelly.
Dr. Kelly received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and his Ph.D. fromHarvard University. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Kelly was Chief Health andMedical Officer of Union Pacific Railroad, which has received many awards forits health and wellness programs. He has held senior executive positions witha number of organizations, including Aetna, American Medical Association, andSan Francisco Department of Public Health. He has served on the Boards of theNational Committee for Quality Assurance and the National Association forHealth Data Organizations. He has served on the clinical faculties of theUniversity of California, San Francisco; University of Chicago; and Universityof Pennsylvania.
Lifeclinic International is the world's largest supplier of commercial,automated, blood pressure monitors and health stations. Lifeclinic monitorscan be found in over 30,000 pharmacies and 5,000 worksites wellness centers,medical clinics and health clubs worldwide, and account for 500 million bloodpressure measurements annually. Visit http://www.lifeclinic.com/products.aspxto learn more about Lifeclinic's line of blood pressure monitors and healthmanagement stations.
SOURCE Lifeclinic International, Inc.