Wednesday, Mar 9, 2011 4:00 AM

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce that William Lewandowski has been promoted to the position of VP for US Business Development.

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Lewandowski has over 21 years of experience in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of simulation in healthcare, aviation and defense, including having served as the company's US Director of Marketing for the past few years.  He has published and presented in a number of international peer-reviewed venues on both simulation and instructional design and has served in an advisory capacity on these subjects to various US and international clinical boards and societies.

He holds a Masters of Science degree in instructional and performance technology from Boise State University and is pursuing a PhD in health sciences at the University of Liverpool.

"Bill embodies the core principle of Simbionix, that a world-class medical device combined with world-class simulation and curriculum results in a superior clinician who can deliver improved patient outcomes," said Gary Zamler, CEO of Simbionix.  "Bill's unique combination of experience within the medical simulation industry, and education makes him the ideal person to not only expand our industry business, but also to work with our industry partners to ensure that we are part of the solution for improving the quality of healthcare in North America."