AVENTURA, FL--(Marketwire - May 12, 2009) -
Galea Life Sciences, Inc. maker of
Nutraplete™, the first dietary supplement designed specifically for
people living with HIV/AIDS, today announced that its Board of Directors
has named Valentino Trubiani, Senior Partner at TSG Capital, Washington,
D.C., as director, joining Paul Zuromski, Chairman and President, and
Allison Cohen on the Board.
In his more than 12 years with TSG Capital, Mr. Trubiani has structured
financing solutions utilizing the firm's proprietary Caesar Fund, providing
debt-based funding for innovative, credit-worthy companies and consistent
value for the Fund's members. Mr. Trubiani earned his MBA at Vanderbilt
University's Graduate School of Management.
"Galea continues to make significant progress in the therapeutic
nutritional marketplace, first with the increasing number of states that
have added Nutraplete to their Medicaid reimbursement schedules, and with
our ability to attract talented, experienced professionals such as Mr.
Trubiani to our Board. Mr. Trubiani brings more than 30 years of finance
experience to our Company," stated Mr. Zuromski.
"When I learned about Galea's efforts with Nutraplete, and the wide range
of nutritional benefits it can bring to the HIV/AIDS community, I was eager
to get involved and help bring this very important product to a wider range
of exposure to the healthcare and investment communities," stated Mr.
Nutraplete is currently approved for Medicaid reimbursement in New York
State, New Jersey, Connecticut, Illinois, Nevada and Washington State. The
company is currently seeking Medicaid approval in California, Florida,
Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and other states. Nutraplete is
distributed nationally by Allion Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALLI) under its
MOMS Pharmacy trade name.
Nutraplete Therapeutic Drink Mix is the first therapeutic nutritional
dietary supplement created specifically to help people living with
HIV/AIDS. This multi-nutritional, therapeutic "functional food" includes
pharmaceutical grade supplements that may provide health benefits by
addressing common nutritional deficiencies. Nutraplete is available by
prescription and approved by many state Medicaid pharmacy programs. For
more information: www.nutraplete.com
Nutraplete is distributed exclusively in the U.S. by Allion Healthcare,
Inc. (NASDAQ: ALLI) (www.allionhealthcare.com) under its MOMS Pharmacy
trade name. MOMS Pharmacy is a specialty pharmacy that is focused
exclusively on providing medications and support services to people living
with HIV/AIDS. Visit www.momspharmacy.com.
About Galea Life Sciences, Inc.
Galea Life Sciences, Inc. focuses on the emerging field of advanced
nutritional supplements designed to support traditional medical treatments
and therapies, and specializes in the formulation, manufacturing, marketing
and distribution of innovative dietary supplements that benefit people
undergoing medical treatments and therapies. Nutraplete is its introductory