Precision Medicine Initiative aims to revolutionize health care

2016-02-25t173606z1908912565gf10000323288rtrmadp3usa-obama-medicineA year ago, President Obama outlined his Precision Medicine Initiative and today, at a White House summit with health and science leaders, he announced the next steps in the hugely ambitious effort to study a million people’s genomes and develop more targeted treatments for diseases like cancer and diabetes. The aim of the initiative, the president said, is to usher in a new era of medicine that will harness data to support and advance research, technology and policies and to empower health care providers and patients.

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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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