Nuwellis, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUWE), a medical technology company focused on transforming the lives of people with fluid overload, today announced the appointment of John Jefferies, MD, MPH, FACC, FHFSA as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Jefferies currently serves as the Jay M. Sullivan Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He will continue in this role while serving as CMO for Nuwellis.
“It’s an exciting time to be working with Nuwellis,” said Dr. Jefferies. “I’ve seen firsthand how the company’s Aquadex therapy can make a real difference for heart failure patients. I’m eager to put my expertise to work to bring new technology to market and expand the clinical data surrounding ultrafiltration, with the ultimate goal of providing better outcomes for more patients in the future.”