People news: Howard Zisser, Josh Renihan, Dean Kamen

Friday, October 18, 2013

BEDFORD, Mass. – Howard Zisser is the first medical director at Insulet Corp., the company announced Oct. 17. An expert on diabetes, Zisser has researched new therapies for Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes. He will offer input on product development and act as liaison with government officials and healthcare organizations … Josh Renihan has been named SCA’s vice president of US healthcare sales, personal care, according to a recent announcement from the global hygiene company, which makes TENA products. …  Dean Kamen, inventor and entrepreneur, will be honored with the James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award during The Tech Awards, to be held Nov. 14. Holder of nearly 500 patents for medical devices, Kamen has developed an insulin pump and the iBot, a power wheelchair that climbs stairs.