Press Releases

SafeMedWaste Expands Disposal List of Controlled Substances

Product Developers add Testosterone to the Growing List of Disposal Options as they Prepare to Launch the Innovative, Disposal Solution Charleston, S.C. [May 4, 2021] – Okra Medical, an innovator of sustainable pharmaceutical waste disposal solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of Testosterone Enanthate (Cream and IM) and Testosterone Cypionate (Cream and IM) to… Continue reading SafeMedWaste Expands Disposal List of Controlled Substances

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Former SC Lawmaker Marks 5th Anniversary of Death with Hope for Future

Eric Bedingfield Shares Story of Son’s Overdose to Help Fight Opioid Abuse Charleston, S.C. [March 31, 2021] – Former South Carolina Representative, Eric Bedingfield knows the pain of losing a child to the nation’s opioid epidemic. Bedingfield is one of thousands of parents who face this heartbreaking loss each and every year in the United… Continue reading Former SC Lawmaker Marks 5th Anniversary of Death with Hope for Future

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Okra Medical Receives a U.S. Patent for SafeMedWaste

Product completely destroys highly addictive substances like opioids Charleston, S.C. [June 22, 2020] – 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. “With our… Continue reading Okra Medical Receives a U.S. Patent for SafeMedWaste

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

Charleston, S.C. (May 15, 2020) – 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 underserved communities. “We are passionate about serving these communities by donating healthcare masks during this challenging time in our country,” said… Continue reading Okra Medical Donates 3,000 Healthcare Masks To Tri-County Family Ministries In North Charleston

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Okra Medical Donates 21,000 Healthcare Masks to Columbia Community

Columbia, S.C. (May 6, 2020) – 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.… Continue reading Okra Medical Donates 21,000 Healthcare Masks to Columbia Community

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OKRA MEDICAL DONATES HEALTH CARE FACE MASKS TO 8 HOSPITALS

***ATTACHED PHOTO: David Habib, MD, PhD, Chief, Pharmacy – ICCE at MUSC (left) receives a box of masks from Marshall Hartmann, CEO (right) of Okra Medical.

The Majority of the Masks Benefiting Children in Need Charleston County, SC– Okra 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… Continue reading OKRA MEDICAL DONATES HEALTH CARE FACE MASKS TO 8 HOSPITALS

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InnoVision Names Okra Medical As Award Finalist For Technology Development

INNOVISION PRESENTS OKRA MEDICAL WITH FINALIST AWARD 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. ​Okra Medical was recognized… Continue reading InnoVision Names Okra Medical As Award Finalist For Technology Development

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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, CEO,  Avomeen Analytical Andrew Kolbert, PhD, M.T.M., President and CEO, Avomeen Analytical David Wanetick, CEO , IncreMental Advantage The advisory board provides insight to Okra Medical’s leadership… Continue reading OKRA MEDICAL NAMES BOARD OF ADVISORS

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