New Directors - Drs. Vipin Bansal and Mark Leibenhaut - Add Depth of Experience in Diagnostic Radiology, Radiation Oncology, and Administration
Sacramento, Calif. - Dec. 21, 2011 -- Impact Corelab, Inc., a leader in customer-centric, physician-driven imaging corelab technology and services that maximize transparency and client control of image-based trials, announces the appointment of two new members to its board of directors, both from affiliated company Radiological Associates of Sacramento (RAS), with key specialties and sub-specialties relevant to the company's focus areas. Dr. Vipin Bansal, M.D., currently Chair of the RAS Finance Committee, and Dr. Mark Leibenhaut, M.D., F.A.C.R., an Executive Committee member for RAS, have both joined the Impact Corelab board, effective immediately.
Impact Corelab combines cloud-based data on demand with experienced doctors, project managers, and clinicians to deliver guaranteed transparency, reliability, and query reduction for sponsors and CROs in image-based trials. The company's services enable rapid trial starts, minimal capital investment, and better control over real-time data, backed up by resources that include 1,000 doctors, radiology specialists, and project managers in a radiology practice that is nearly a century old.
"We are delighted to welcome Dr. Bansal and Dr. Leibenhaut to our board," said Dr. Benjamin Franc M.D., M.S., acting CEO and Chairman of the Board. "They have been deeply involved in the RAS practice for several years, and both add a depth of business, radiological, and therapeutic insights to help guide Impact Corelab as we move to capitalize on the market's unmet needs for improved transparency and control over image-based trials."
Vipin Bansal, M.D.:
Dr. Bansal's career spans nearly 15 years and includes experience in Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular and Interventional Radiology. A graduate of Cornell University and University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, he currently serves as a diagnostic radiologist of RAS, also serving as the group's Finance Committee chair. Dr. Bansal is an active member of several associations, including the Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology; Radiological Society of North America; American Roentgen Ray Society; and the American Medical Association. He holds a number of awards and distinctions, among them a Certificate of Merit from the Radiological Society of North America and the Leo Rigler Award in Radiological Sciences.
Mark Leibenhaut, M.D., F.A.C.R.:
With a nearly 15-year career in the clinical trials and hospital fields, Dr. Leibenhaut is an experienced administrator and principal investigator in several important oncology trials, currently serving RAS as Medical Director, Multispecialty Division, and a member of its Executive Committee. A graduate of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, he also holds an MBA from California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Leibenhaut's credentials include Board Certification in Radiation Oncology from the American College of Radiology; Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners; and membership in the Northern California Radiation Oncology Society, American Radium Society, and American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. In addition, he also writes questions for the American Board of Radiology exams in Radiation Oncology, Lymphoma and Leukemia.
About Impact Corelab:
Impact Corelab, Inc., headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., provides clinical imaging corelab services, by combining a cloud-based, purpose-built platform for data on demand with highly experienced doctors, project managers, and clinicians on demand to deliver guaranteed reliability and query reduction for sponsors and CROs in image-based trials. The process maximizes transparency and client control over complex imaging-based trials -- in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries - to achieve shorter trials at significant cost savings. The company is affiliated with Radiological Associates of Sacramento, a premier provider of specialized radiological services founded in 1917, and Radiant Sage LLC, a leader in cloud-based software solutions for clinical trial image management. For more information, visit www.impactcorelab.com or call +1 916-646-8395.