Assisi Animal Health today announced Judy Korman, VMD, MBA has joined the company as its Chief Business Officer.
Dr. Korman will spearhead Assisi’s efforts in Business and Product Development. She becomes the third clinician on the Assisi team, joining Deirdre Chiaramonte DVM, ACVIM, CCRT, CVA, Assisi’s Clinical Studies Manager, and veterinary technician Michelle Graziano, Customer Service Manager. Assisi’s flagship product is the Assisi Loop®, a portable NPAID® (Non-Pharmaceutical Anti-Inflammatory Device) that uses FDA-cleared technology to manage and treat a pet’s pain and inflammation.
In addition to her passion for the business and the practice of veterinary medicine, Dr Korman is an avid dog agility competitor. She currently competes in national events with her Stabyhoun, Shetland Sheepdog and Australian Koolie. Dr. Korman brings to the company extensive first-hand knowledge of the uses of the Assisi Loop in the clinic, at home and stable, and in competition.
“Dr. Korman combines clinical experience, business acumen and prior experience commercializing innovative medical products for human health. Her contributions will help Assisi anticipate sooner and respond better to the clinical and practice building needs of the veterinary community,’” said L. John Wilkerson, Chairman and CEO of Assisi Animal Health.
Dr. Korman previously served as Managing Director of The Wilkerson Group, a premier healthcare and life sciences strategy consulting boutique. During her twelve years with the firm, she advised pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device clients on successful product development, business development, and marketing strategies.
After leaving The Wilkerson Group, she founded and operated a mobile house call veterinary practice, which provided veterinary services to dogs and cats in the Carolinas.
“I am thrilled to join Assisi Animal Health as the company enters its next stage of growth. I’ll be focused on introducing new products and enlisting new partners for delivering innovative and effective clinical solutions for our beloved pets,” Dr. Korman said.
Korman graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and received her MBA from The Wharton School of Business.
About Assisi Animal Health
Assisi Animal Health is a science-based company dedicated to offering therapeutic solutions to veterinary professionals treating vexing, recalcitrant or recurring medical conditions. The Assisi Loop is sold only to veterinary professionals or to pet owners with a veterinary prescription. The company helps veterinary professionals and pet owners collaborate in delivering the optimal level of care to animals, in-clinic and in the home. For more information, visit Assisi Animal Health. Follow Assisi Animal Health on Twitter or Facebook.