DALLAS AND JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 28 U.S. PreventiveMedicine(R), (http://www.USPreventiveMedicine.com), the leader in diseaseprevention, today announced the appointment of Paul E. Risner, Esq. asExecutive Vice President, General Counsel. In his position, Risner will beresponsible for all of the company's legal issues related to its national andinternational operations including acquisitions, licensing agreements andinvestor relations. He will be based in the company's new operations centerin Jacksonville, FL.
"We are privileged to bring Paul on board as a key member of ourmanagement team," said Christopher Fey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officerof U.S. Preventive Medicine. "His extensive knowledge and legal experience inthe health care industry will be a tremendous asset to our rapid andsuccessful growth. Paul has a strong track record in the industry and we lookforward to benefiting from his experience."
Mr. Risner brings more than 20 years of legal, strategic and generalmanagement experience to U.S. Preventive Medicine. Prior to joining thecompany, he was the vice president, general counsel and secretary at the BRCHCorp., the largest not-for-profit health system in South Palm Beach County.Risner has also provided legal and strategic management services atPlanetRX.com, Inc., the AMLAW Top 150 law firms of Baker, Donelson, Bearman &Caldwell, P.C., and Akerman Senterfitt, as well as Sarasota Memorial HealthSystem, Inc., and St. Vincent's Health System.
A graduate of Jacksonville University, Risner earned his Juris Doctoratefrom the University of Florida, College of Law. He is a licensed AHLA Mediatorand Arbitrator and board certified in health law by the Florida Bar.
About U.S. Preventive Medicine:
U.S. Preventive Medicine(R), a privately owned company, is building thefirst personalized medicine business in the United States and internationallyfocused on prevention. They offer employers, government agencies and consumersproprietary products that include The Prevention Plan(TM), a groundbreakingpersonalized wellness program delivered online to individuals; The PreventionPlan CM(TM), field-based chronic disease management programs customized foremployers and government agencies to reduce healthcare costs; and The Centerfor Preventive Medicine(R), which offers high-tech diagnostic screeningsdelivered to consumers in partnership with hospitals, health systems and otherproviders. For more information, please visithttp://www.USPreventiveMedicine.com.
SOURCE U.S. Preventive Medicine