Okra Medical Receives a U.S. Patent for SafeMedWaste

Okra Medical is pleased to announce The US Patent and Trademark Office issued a Patent for Okra’s SafeMedWaste product suite which provides a safe, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective solution to ending the lifecycle of highly-addictive controlled substances, including opioids.

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Okra Medical Donates 3,000 Healthcare Masks To Tri-County Family Ministries In North Charleston

Following a recent community neighborhood donation of 21,000 healthcare face masks, Okra Medical reached back out to U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s office to continue helping with outreach in undeserved communities.

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Okra Medical Donates 21,000 Healthcare Masks to Columbia Community

Like many communities dealing with the effects of COVID-19, the Columbia, SC area needed help. Booker T Washington Neighborhood Association President, Regina Williams, reached out asking for help finding healthcare masks, and Senator Tim Scott’s office quickly jumped into action connecting Okra Medical with Regina and her neighborhood community.

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Senator Tim Scott features Okra Medical on first installment of #TSGoodNews.

Senator Tim Scott features Okra Medical on first installment of #TSGoodNews. Okra Medical generously donated thousands of medical masks to eight hospitals and one pediatric group serving on the frontlines of COVID-19.

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Okra Medical Donates Health Care Face Masks To 8 Hospitals

Charleston County, SCOkra Medical, a life sciences start-up company based on Johns Island, South Carolina, donated nearly 100,000 healthcare face masks to eight hospitals and one pediatric group serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The majority of the masks are smaller in size to benefit children and young adults.

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InnoVision Names Okra Medical As Award Finalist
For Technology Development

GREENVILLE, SC, November 22, 2019 –  Okra Medical has received a 2019 InnoVision Finalist Award in Technology Development at a gala ceremony last evening. Recognition for this prestigious award is based on an assessment of innovation and complexity through juried competition.

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Okra Medical Names Board of Advisors

JOHNS ISLAND, SC, June 2019 – Okra Medical, an innovator in controlled substance disposal solutions, today announced the appointment of the following executives to its advisory board: Mark Harvill, Andrew Kolbert, and David Wanetick.

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Okra Medical Names John Stas as Chief Medical Officer

JOHNS ISLAND, SC, March 2019 – Dr. John Stas has been named chief medical officer at Okra Medical, the company today announced. He will be responsible for leading the company’s scientific research, product testing and innovation.

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Okra Medical Names Edward Hartmann as Chief Financial Officer

JOHNS ISLAND, SC, February 2019 – Edward Hartmann has been named chief financial officer at Okra Medical, the company today announced. He will be responsible for leading the company’s financial and strategic planning.

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