Dr. Richard Ferguson is IONIQ’s Clinical Trial Ambassador
Salt Lake City, UT, April 14, 2023 – IONIQ Sciences is pleased to announce that Richard Ferguson, MD is our Clinical Trial Ambassador. Dr. Ferguson is helping ensure that IONIQ’s clinical trial enrollment is appropriately diverse (race, ethnicity, gender and backgrounds).
Dr. Ferguson is currently the Chief Medical Officer at Health Choice Utah, which is part of University of Utah Health Plans. He is board certified in Family Medicine and practiced Emergency Medicine in Rural and Critical Access-based communities for several years. He previously served in the U.S. Army as a Battalion and Brigade Surgeon for 7 years in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Dr. Ferguson commented, “One of most impactful times of my life as a physician was in caring for soldiers and their families abroad.”
In 2021, Dr. Ferguson founded the Black Physicians of Utah (BPOU) to bridge the gaps of need for physicians of color for patients, colleagues, hospitals, and medical school recruitment.
In his spare time, Dr. Ferguson has completed in only 37 triathlons and enjoys catching football games with family and friends.
Welcome to the team, Dr. Ferguson. We’re delighted to have you on our team.
About IONIQ Sciences, Inc.
IONIQ Sciences, Inc. is developing an advanced multi-cancer screening technology for early detection that has the potential to expand the therapeutic window, dramatically improve survivability and reduce the cost of healthcare. IONIQ Sciences operates at the confluence of its Electrical Impedance Analytics (EIA) or bioimpedance technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI). IONIQ Science’s first product utilizing its proprietary analytic platform, the IONIQ ProLung Test™ for lung cancer, has been designated a Breakthrough Device by the U.S. FDA.
IONIQ Sciences is proud to be a key supporter and member of the newly formed BioHive, a collective representing the life science and healthcare innovation ecosystem. By embracing diversity and collaboration, BioHive has become the fastest-growing life science community in America and their innovations are improving the lives of millions of patients. To learn more, please visit: www.biohive.com.
For further information about IONIQ Sciences, Inc., please contact:
Andy Robertson | 1-801-736-0729 | acr@IONIQsciences.com
IONIQ Sciences, Vice President of Business Development
IONIQ Sciences, Inc.
350 W. 800 N., Suite 214
Salt Lake City, Utah 84103