AngioDynamics' CEO Eamonn Hobbs Granted Honorary Fellowship by Society of Interventional Radiology

April 7, 2005 at 12:00 AM EDT
AngioDynamics' CEO Eamonn Hobbs Granted Honorary Fellowship by Society of Interventional RadiologyQUEENSBURY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 7, 2005--AngioDynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANGO) today announced that Eamonn Hobbs, president and chief executive officer, was granted an Honorary Fellowship from the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) at an induction ceremony on Saturday evening, April 3, 2005. The fellowship was granted in conjunction with the annual meeting of SIR being held in New Orleans March 31 through April 5, 2005. In its 32 years since inception in 1973, only 10 individuals have ever been granted Honorary Fellowships.

Janette D. Durham, M.D., M.B.A. and president of SIR wrote in her nomination letter, "Eamonn has been dedicated to research and the development of interventional radiology products since his company was founded... Eamonn's commitment to the development of innovative devices for angiography, thrombolytic delivery, and venous disease has furthered the innovative treatment and patient care options for the specialty of IR."

"I am truly honored to be granted this recognition," said Eamonn Hobbs. "The new innovative minimally invasive procedures developed by interventional radiologists have been vital to improving patients' lives. AngioDynamics has had the good fortune to be able to support these new procedures by working in close collaboration with interventional radiologists to develop new medical devices that allow physicians to more easily treat their patients. We will continue to work with SIR members on new ideas for the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases."

The Society of Interventional Radiology is a non-profit, national scientific organization of more than 4000 physicians and allied health professionals committed to improving health and the quality of life through the practice of vascular and interventional radiology. The Society promotes education, research and communication, while providing leadership in the development of healthcare policy.

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AngioDynamics, Inc. ( is a leading provider of products used by interventional radiologists and other physicians for the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of peripheral vascular disease.

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