SOURCE: Wellstar International, Inc.

September 18, 2008 10:15 ET

Wellstar International, Inc. Announces Appointments to Medical Advisory Board

HOLLAND, OH--(Marketwire - September 18, 2008) - Wellstar International, Inc. (OTCBB: WLSI), a developer of thermal imaging, diagnostic software and equipment, announced today that it has made key additions to its medical advisory board as of September 2008. Leonard Makowka, MD, PhD, a distinguished clinical surgeon, transplantation specialist and medical researcher, Michael Shen, MD, an internal medicine specialist and expert in cardiovascular disease, and Courtney H. Lyder, ND, a professor of nursing and current Dean of Nursing at University of California, Los Angeles, will all serve as advisors to management and the board of directors, as Wellstar rolls out its revolutionary thermal imaging technologies to additional hospitals in the U.S. and worldwide. Dr. Shen is currently a member of the Company's board of directors, and plans to continue in that capacity in addition to his new advisory role.

Current shareholders and interested investors seeking additional biographical/background information on these newly appointed advisors should visit Wellstar International's corporate Website at Curriculum vitae for all three can be downloaded in PDF format. A short, summary biography of each advisor is listed below:

Leonard Makowka, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.S.(C.), F.A.C.S.

With over twenty-three years experience as a research physician and medical doctor, Dr. Leonard Makowka is well known for his prolific, scientific research on organ regeneration and transplantation, and as a leader in the field of hepatic science (relating to the liver). In 1989, Dr. Makowka was the youngest doctor ever to be appointed as Chairman of the Department of Surgery of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He has been published over 350 times in various respected medical journals, and has received over $9 million in grants for his research on organ transplants. In addition to being an accomplished surgeon and research physician, Dr. Makowka is also an adept businessman and entrepreneur, who has founded and/or co-founded several very successful business enterprises.

Michael Y.H. Shen, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C.

With twenty years experience as a medical doctor in the U.S., Dr. Shen originally earned his medical doctorate at Jiamusi College in P.R. China. Dr. Shen is an expert in the field of cardiology, cardiac imaging, and in the more recently prioritized arena of health care information management. He has spent much of his career as a practicing physician specializing in internal medicine and cardiovascular health. His many faculty appointments, committees that he serves on, and his many articles published in medical journals are all mostly focused on nuclear cardiology and cardiovascular science. Dr. Shen will be able to provide continued, valuable support to Wellstar for the Company's ambitions of entering the Chinese hospital/health care market.

Courtney Lyder, N.D., M.S., C.W.S., R.N.

Dr. Courtney Lyder (PhD in nursing) brings to Wellstar a tremendous background in wound care, hospital operations and nurse care management. Dr. Lyder currently serves as the Dean of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and is widely respected by his peers as the preeminent expert in treating the elderly, and wounds caused by inactivity. Dr. Lyder holds specialized certifications as a gerontological nurse practitioner and as a certified wound specialist. He has been a licensed RN since 1989. His advisory role for Wellstar will be extremely important as the Company expands its client base and further develops its imaging products and service offerings.

In addition to visiting Wellstar's corporate Website, interested investors seeking further information are encouraged to call the Company's investor relations' representatives, toll-free, at (800) 953-3350.


Wellstar International, Inc., through its wholly owned operating subsidiary Trillenium Medical Imaging, Inc. (TMI), is poised to become a leading diagnostic company in the health care industry. TMI has developed and is marketing fully calibrated and functional, thermal imaging systems that utilize state-of-the-art infrared technologies and proprietary software to accurately and cost-effectively measure physiological changes in the human body. More information on the Company and its unique diagnostic software and product line is available on Wellstar's corporate Website, by visiting:


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