VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 24, 2012) -
NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Premier Diagnostic Health Services Inc. (CNSX:PDH) ("PDH") is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rajpaul Attariwala as Medical Director of the company effective immediately.
Dr. Attariwala, MD, PhD, is a dual board certified Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine physician certified in both Canada and the United States. He is a currently also a director at AIM Medical Imaging, and he has given presentations at numerous international conferences. He received his formal training at UBC along with specialized medical training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (New York), UCLA and USC. He also holds a doctorate in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL).
Dr. Attariwala will bring expertise in many diagnostic protocols and The Centre for Advanced Diagnostics, our Burnaby clinic, will provide additional leading technology imaging options for the medical community.
Premier would like to recognize departing Medical Director, Dr. Dan Worsley, as well as his associate, Dr. John Powe, for their many years of support and service. They were instrumental in the development and progress of the company, and have been of great value since the company's inception. Premier wishes both Dr. Worsley and Dr. Powe our most sincere thanks and all the best for the future.
"Doctors Worsley and Powe have been instrumental in the development and growth of our Canadian diagnostic agenda," said Denis Tusar, President & CEO. "Dr. Raj will bring new diagnostic tools and protocols to our Burnaby clinic. We are looking forward to offering these advanced procedures and protocols to the medical community and the patients they tirelessly serve."
Please visit the company's website www.premierdiagnostics.ca, or you can contact us at 604-678-9115 for more information.
Except for historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially. More detailed information about potential factors that could affect financial results is included in the documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities by Premier.
About Premier Diagnostic Health Services Inc. ("PDH")
Premier designs, builds, finances, and manages diagnostic clinics, such as PET-CT and MRI facilities in Canada and abroad. From our "Concept Centre" in Burnaby, BC, Canada, we offer partnerships in Joint Ventures to hospitals seeking enhancement of their existing diagnostic facilities and patient services. We model our activities on our PDH designed joint venture MRI clinic at the No. 3 Military Police Hospital in Beijing, PRC and our PET-CT cancer imaging clinic in our Burnaby head office.The Canadian National Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.