SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - Lice Clinics of America®, the nation's largest network of head lice removal clinics, announces today the addition of Krista Lauer, MD as medical director to the organization. Dr. Lauer will help further Lice Clinics of America's mission of ending the nightmare of head lice, once and for all, for families across North America and around the world.
After receiving her medical degree from University of Western Ontario, Dr. Lauer's extensive experience ranges from a successful private practice for over 18 years to most recently holding the position of associate medical director at Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield for the state of New York. Now based in Park City, Utah, Dr. Lauer will be an instrumental part of communicating with Lice Clinics of America clinic owners on both a national and international level.
"It's a really exciting opportunity for me to bring my previous expertise and join a company that is helping people around the world deal with lice infestations. Over the years I have seen firsthand the annoyance and embarrassment lice can have on entire families, and I'm looking forward to being part of a solution," said Dr. Lauer. "I believe Lice Clinics of America's revolutionary and highly effective process for killing lice and their eggs is a necessity to members of the medical community, and I am thrilled to further introduce them to this technology."
Lice Clinics of America provides screenings, diagnosis and treatment options for people infested with head lice, and is the exclusive provider of the AirAllé device. Using controlled, heated air, the AirAllé medical device dehydrates lice and eggs, eliminating an infestation without pesticides in about an hour.
"Dr. Lauer brings a wealth of knowledge to our organization and we are thrilled to have her join our team. She will be a great resource for parents, nurses, and anyone who is looking for help about lice," said Claire Roberts, CEO of Lice Clinics of America.
With more than 140 U.S. clinics and 90 international clinics, Lice Clinics of America is the largest network of professional head lice treatment centers in the world. Lice Clinics of America is owned by Larada Sciences, Inc. For more information please visit www.liceclinicsofamerica.com.