24 Sep 2021

Asha Parekh named Top 10 women leading healthcare startups by Healthcare Global

The Healthcare Global Top 10 women are leading companies that are changing people’s lives – whether it’s facilitating more heart transplants, developing life-saving, chemical-resistant PPE suitable for womens’ bodies, preventing suicides or creating the world’s first totally silent breast pump.

Included in the top 10 list was Dr. Asha Parekh. The co-founder and CEO of Front Line Medical Technologies, a medical device company in London, ON. It recently developed the COBRA-OS™, which helps front line medics control bleeding in emergency situations. Born in Canada, Parekh has a PhD in biomedical engineering with a specialty in biomaterials and medical devices. She has several patents and publications to her name, and has secured multiple grants and funding for her projects.

Parekh was a member of the first cohort of Western Medical Innovation Fellows in 2015.

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