New board member for Caliber Imaging and Diagnostics

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Caliber Imaging and Diagnostics, formerly Lucid, has announced the appointment of Dr Daniel Mark Siegel to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. This increases the number of Board members to eight.

Dr Siegel is clinical professor of dermatology at SUNY Downstate Medical Centre (State University of New York Health Sciences Centre at Brooklyn) and is in private practice at Long Island Skin Cancer and Dermatologic Surgery in Smithtown, New York, a division of ProHealthcare. He also is an attending physician at SUNY Downstate Medical Centre-University Hospital of Brooklyn and at the Brooklyn Campus of the Veterans Administration New York Harbor Healthcare System, and is on the medical staff at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport.

Dr Siegel said: ‘As a practicing dermatologist and a professor of dermatology, I am acutely aware of the need for new diagnostic tools for skin cancers, specifically non-invasive options. The VivaScope system developed by Caliber I.D. represents an exciting and innovative advancement in this area. I am looking forward to working with the Caliber executive team as they seek to further develop this technology and raise awareness of it among the medical community worldwide.’

Dr Siegel is a Fellow and Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

L. Michael Hone, CEO of Caliber I.D., said: ‘Dr Siegel brings tremendous experience to the company, and we are privileged to have him serve on our Board. We believe his extensive background in the challenges of skin cancer diagnosis, and his deep understanding of patient needs and concerns will serve us well.’

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