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STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA/November 11, 2012 /Newswire/ — Viratech, Inc. (OTC: VIRA), the first open source biotech research social network platform, announced today the appointment of Valerie Kidd, M.D., as a Director.  Dr. Kidd’s work for many years in primary care allows her to understand the importance of early detection of disease and need to improve medical care, and access to care. Her teaching experience adds to her credibility in the realm of Primary Care and she is a valuable asset to Viratech’s Board of Directors.  “I am pleased to accept the position of a member of the board of directors of Viratech, and am looking forward to the revolutionizing of the method and pace of medical research and product development through the use of Viratech’s open source platform,” said Dr. Kidd.

Dr. Kidd received her BA in Chemistry from UC Davis, College of Letters and Science in 1980.   She received her MD at University of California at Irvine, College of Medicine in1984.  She completed a Family Practice Residency Program at San Joaquin General Hospital from July 1984 to July 1987.   She became first Board Certificated in Family Practice in 1987, then again in 1993, 2000, and 2007.    Dr. Kidd is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians since 1987.   She has been practicing medicine at Lodi Memorial Hospital since 2006.   Since 2006, Dr. Kidd has held the following positions:

Clinical Positions:

1987-1988, Staff Physician, Employee Health Services, San Joaquin General Hospital

1988-1991, Staff Physician, Lincoln Family Medial Group, Douglas Road, Stockton

1991-1995, Staff Physician, Employee Health Services, Modesto, Stanislaus County

1995-1996, Physician, California State University Stanislaus Student Health Center

1996-2006, Staff Physician, Employee Health Services Clinic, San Joaquin General Hospital

2007-March 2009, Family Medicine Physician, St Joseph’s Medical Group of Stockton

2007-March 2009, Medical Director, University of Pacific, Cowell Wellness Center Student Health

2006-present, Staff Physician, Lodi Memorial Hospital Urgent Care Clinic

2006-present, Staff Physician, Lodi Memorial Occupational Med Clinic

Teaching Positions:

1988-2003, University of Pacific, Physical Therapy Guest Lecturer

1987-1991, Clinical Preceptor, San Joaquin Family Practice Residency

1991-1996, Clinic Preceptor, Stanislaus Family Practice Residency

1996-2003, Clinic Preceptor, San Joaquin Family Practice Residency


About Viratech Corp.

Based in Stockton, California, Viratech Corp. has created a unique an open source biotech research and development platform, , Viratech has created a unique platform  leveraging the utility of social collaboration, which is designed to allow cancer research the opportunity for the first time to become open sourced.  This will be accomplished by allowing the company’s development partners the ability to protect, promote and produce their research in unified online collaboration hubs known as micro social networks. Viratech’s open source platform has integrated several intellectual property tools which, by leveraging its social collaboration network, can give the company’s development partners a new intellectual property mechanism, which will help in addressing the protection of Intellectual Property, promotion through collaboration in the company’s protected open source platform, and commercial development of the products achieved through collaborative research.

Using this platform, Viratech members can protect their intellectual property, then use Viratech’s micro social network as a utility to promote and crowdfund the research and development to produce the new technology.

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