July 7th, 2020

// Precision Biomonitoring Announces Appointment of Dr. Eric Hoskins to Board of Directors

Precision Biomonitoring Announces Appointment of Dr. Eric Hoskins to Board of Directors

Dr. Hoskins Brings Expertise to Precision Biomonitoring's Innovative Efforts in Health

GUELPH, ON and MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Precision Biomonitoring, an industry leader in offering point-of-need molecular detection tools for rapid results on the spot, is pleased to announce that Dr. Eric Hoskins, former Minister of Health of Ontario, has joined Precision Biomonitoring's Board of Directors.

"We are looking forward to working closely with Dr. Hoskins," says Dr. Mark Goldberg, Chair, Precision Biomonitoring board of directors. "His established leadership and experience in Canadian healthcare will be an asset and complement to the existing expertise we have at Precision Biomonitoring, especially as we continue our focus on the health of Canadians through our efforts in response to COVID-19."

Dr. Hoskins has over thirty years' experience as a physician and public health specialist. Most recently, Dr. Hoskins was Chair of the Federal Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare. 

Dr. Hoskins' political experience will also bring valuable insights to Precision Biomonitoring as it continues to work closely with partners in government, health and technology innovation. Throughout his nearly ten years in provincial politics, Dr. Hoskins held critical roles, including as Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-Term Care (2014-2018) where he was responsible for one of the largest healthcare systems in North America. 

"Precision Biomonitoring is passionate about creating innovative Canadian solutions that serve and protect the health of Canadian and global citizens," says Dr. Hoskins. "Their vision is closely aligned with my own and I am excited to join their Board as they make important advancements in the healthcare space."

Additional members of Precision Biomonitoring's Board of Directors include Dr. Mario Thomas, Co-founder and CEO, Precision Biomonitoring; Dr. Mark Goldberg, Co-founder, Plantform Inc.; John Ferraro, Chairman, JS Ferraro & Co.; John Pearson, President, QDZ Enterprises Ltd.

About Precision Biomonitoring 

Founded in 2016 by a team of scientists from the University of Guelph's Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, Precision Biomonitoring provides TripleLock™ onsite eDNA surveillance platform solutions that give customers earlier detection of organisms for a more rapid response. Customers are any organizations that need onsite surveillance and rapid identification of any organism in any environment. The Precision Biomonitoring team is at the forefront of technological innovations in the genomics industry. Our vision is a world where we can identify any organism on the spot, in an instant, anywhere on the planet. 

SOURCE Precision Biomonitoring


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