Freelance MD today announced the addition of Dr. Arlen D. Meyers as a contributing physician writer.
Arlen D. Meyers, MD MBA is the cofounder, and Chief Medical Officer of MedVoy, a medical tourism company. He is also a Professor of Otolaryngology, Dentistry and Engineering at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. He teaches at the Bard Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Denver and the Daniels School of Business at the University of Denver and is a consultant to several biotech, medical device and bioscience investment firms.
"We're very excited that Dr. Meyers has joined us," said Jeff Barson, Freelance MD's Founder. "Dr. Meyers background with technoloy and life-science startups gives him a unique understanding of many of the areas that physicians want and need more information."
Dr. Meyers is the author of over 300 articles and book chapters and is Editor-in Chief of eMedicine.com: Otolaryngology-Facial Plastic Surgery. He is the cofounder of two medical biophotonics companies and is a consultant to several other bioscience investment and medical device and biotech companies.
He presently serves on the Executive Committee of the University of Colorado Bioengineering Center and is a member of the executive committee of the Colorado Advanced Photonics Technology Center at the University of Colorado-Denver. He is Vice-President of the Biomedical Division of VentureQuest, a technology development consulting company, President and CEO of Oncolux, a biophotonics company, and former founder of Oncolight.Dr. Meyers was a member of the Colorado Governor's Commission on Science and Technology, a member of the Colorado Nanotechnology Task Force and was formerly the Executive Director of the Colorado Alliance for Bioengineering. In addition, he is cofounder and former director of the University of Colorado MD/MBA program and former director of the Bard Center Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program.
Dr. Meyers was named as a member of the Denver Business Journal’s 2004 Who’s Who in Healthcare and has received multiple awards for teaching, clinical care and research. He is on the Fulbright Senior Scholars Roster. Dr. Meyers serves on the editorial boards of The Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, Biotechnology Healthcare, The Journal of Comparative Technology Transfer and Society and the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology.
About Arlen D. Meyers MD, MBA
Dr. Meyers received his B.S. degree from Dickinson College, his M. D. from Jefferson Medical College and did his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. His received his MBA from the University of Colorado and is a former Harvard-Macy fellow.
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