SOURCE: MMRGlobal, Inc.

MMRGlobal, Inc.

October 07, 2011 05:55 ET

MMRGlobal Announces Hector V. Barreto as Chairman of the Company's Board of Advisors

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 7, 2011) - MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) ( today announced that Hector V. Barreto will serve the Company as Chairman of its Board of Advisors. Mr. Barreto, a member of the Company's Board of Directors for nearly four years, resigned his post on September 30, 2011 as a condition of accepting an appointment by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to serve on its Board of Directors.

"MMR is grateful to Hector Barreto for his exceptional service to the Company," said Robert H. Lorsch, Chairman and CEO of MMRGlobal, Inc. "We are pleased he will continue to contribute his talents to MMRGlobal and wish him luck as he directs more of his time to advocate for small business, something he is supremely qualified for having served as Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration under President George W. Bush. Hector has brought awareness of our Company's products and services to the Latino community as Chairman of The Latino Coalition, an organization that represents leading Latino businesses and executives from the largest and fastest-growing segment of the American population."

MMRGlobal's Board of Advisors is comprised of Dr. Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut; Michael J. Finley, Vice President, Worldwide Carrier Relations, Qualcomm; Hon. Richard A. Gephardt, 22nd Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives and currently President and CEO, Gephardt Government Affairs; Hon. Daniel S. Goldin, former NASA Administrator; C. Rowland Hanson, former executive with Microsoft, Neutrogena and Nautilus; Hon. Asa Hutchinson, former U.S. Congressman, First Under Secretary of Homeland Security and currently CEO and Founding Partner, Hutchinson Group, LLC; "Sugar" Ray Leonard, Professional Athlete and Entrepreneur; Fred Middleton, Managing Director, Sanderling Ventures; Bradley S. O'Leary, Political Strategist, Author and President, Associated Television News; Ivor Royston, M.D., Founding Managing Member, Forward Ventures; John R. Seitz, Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ambulatory Surgical Group; Dr. James L. Spigarelli, former CEO and President, Midwest Research Institute; and JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFI, Health Correspondent, Author and Nutritionist.

The Company's Medical Board of Advisors includes Michel Babajanian, M.D., FAC, Board-Certified Otolaryngologist and Head and Neck Surgeon; Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D., Chairman, Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Director, Cedars-Sinai Thyroid Cancer Center; David E. Bresler, PhD, Lac, Author, Consultant, Educator and President, Academy for Guided Imagery; Theodore B. Goldstein, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon; William Goodman, M.D., Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician; Lawrence D. Piro, M.D., International Expert in Hematologic Malignancies and Researcher and Clinician, The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute; David Charles Rish, M.D., Dermatologist with Academic Appointment at UCLA; and Prediman K. (PK) Shah, M.D., Director, Division of Cardiology and the Oppenheimer Atherosclerosis Research Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

About MMRGlobal, Inc.

MMRGlobal, Inc., through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, MyMedicalRecords, Inc. ("MMR") (, provides secure and easy-to-use online Personal Health Records ("PHRs") and electronic safe deposit box storage solutions, serving consumers, healthcare professionals, employers, insurance companies, financial institutions, and professional organizations and affinity groups. MyMedicalRecords enables individuals and families to access their medical records and other important documents, such as birth certificates, passports, insurance policies and wills, anytime from anywhere using the Internet. The MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record is built on proprietary, patented technologies to allow documents, images and voicemail messages to be transmitted and stored in the system using a variety of methods, including fax, phone, or file upload without relying on any specific electronic medical record platform to populate a user's account. The Company's professional offering, MMRPro, is designed to give physicians' offices an easy and cost-effective solution to digitizing paper-based medical records and sharing them with patients in real time through an integrated patient portal. MMR is an Independent Software Vendor Partner with Kodak to deliver an integrated turnkey EMR solution for healthcare professionals. Through its merger with Favrille, Inc. in January 2009, the Company acquired intellectual property biotech assets that include anti-CD20 antibodies and data and samples from its FavId™/Specifid™ vaccine clinical trials for the treatment of B-Cell Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. To learn more about MMRGlobal, Inc. and its products, visit

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