MedTech Appoints Industry Leader as Board Chair

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (December 18, 2018) – MedTech Association, a membership-based trade association for the bioscience and medical technology (Bio/Med) industry in New York State, has elected Sarah M. Oliker, Esq., Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of CONMED Corporation (Nasdaq: CNMD), as Chair of its Board of Directors. 

Ms. Oliker, a resident of Manlius, New York, is a graduate of Colgate University and the Syracuse University College of Law.  She joined CONMED Corporation in 2014 as Assistant General Counsel and was appointed Assistant Secretary in 2018.  In her role with CONMED, she provides strategic advice to CONMED’s commercial leaders with respect to mergers and acquisitions, financing, international and domestic distribution matters, and health care compliance and regulatory matters.  She was previously Senior Counsel at ProCure Treatment Centers, Inc. in New York, N.Y. and an Associate at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Epstein, Becker & Green.

“We are thrilled that Sarah has agreed to lead MedTech as it embarks on its ambitious agenda to better serve the industry and as its membership continues to grow,” said Winthrop Thurlow, MedTech’s Executive Director. “CONMED is a recognized leader in the medical technology field and has long been an integral member of MedTech and the state’s Bio/Med ecosystem.  Sarah’s leadership will continue that tradition.”


ABOUT MEDTECH:  MedTech connects New York’s Bio/Med industry through collaboration, education and advocacy.  It is an active membership association of more than 100 pharmaceutical, biotech and medical technology companies, industry suppliers and service providers and research universities.  Its mission is to develop the relationships, tools and programs that enable New York State companies to bring tomorrow’s medical solutions to the healthcare marketplace.  For more information about MedTech, www.medtech.org.

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