Corindus Vascular Robotics has announced that Suzette Jaskie has been appointed as vice president Global Medical Affairs at the company. A press release reports that she has 30 years of healthcare experience, the majority of which has been spent specifically in the cardiovascular field. It adds that most recently, Jaskie served as president and chief executive officer of MedAxiom Consulting.
Prior to MedAxiom, according to the press release, she was executive director of the Frederik Meijer Heart & Vascular Institute, where she worked with co-medical directors to conceive, build and manage the multidisciplinary entity formed of 98 cardiovascular physician specialists and hospital administrators to manage the regional cardiovascular service line of Spectrum Health.
As vice president Global Medical Affairs at Corindus, Jaskie will develop and execute best in class medical education programs focusing on robotic therapy and drive strategy for scientific, medical and industry conferences. She says: “I am thrilled to join Corindus at this transformational point in the company’s growth. I look forward to working with Mark [Toland, chief executive officer of Corindus] chief medical officer Dr Grantham, and the entire Corindus team to build centres of excellence and further educate the interventional cardiology community on the benefits of robotic therapy,”
Toland comments: “I am very pleased to welcome Suzette to Corindus. As a veteran of the cardiovascular industry, she brings extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with distinguished medical organisations. I am looking forward to partnering with her as we continue to prove the benefits of robotic therapy to physicians, patients and hospitals.”