SOURCE: Polaris International Holdings, Inc.

April 01, 2014 06:45 ET

PIHN Hires New Medical Director to Start International Clinical Trials

PLANO, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 1, 2014) - Polaris International Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: PIHN) (PINKSHEETS: PIHN) is pleased to announce the Company has added Dr. Vasthi Alvarez Avila as Medical Director and to the Corporate Board of Directors. Dr. Alvarez Avila graduated from Universidad De Montemorelos in Mexico. She has 8 years of medical service in Family Practice and General Surgery throughout Mexico.

Dr. Alvarez Avila will be overseeing product trials preformed by the Company in the United States and as it makes further progress toward initiating trials in Mexico and India. Dr. Alverez said, "We want to establish our international brand and reputation for excellence, demonstrating through our professionally managed trials that our products represent the highest quality, most consistent dosage delivery results and prove to our participating physician base that we have a pharmaceutical grade solution that they can rely on." Polaris International Holdings is also currently in the process of procuring additional specialized Doctors internationally to conduct the trials.

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