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July/Aug. 2015
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Letter from the Editor
Celebrating Inspiration When we first conceptualized this special issue 11 [...]
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Taren Grom, Editor

UpFront
High School Students from Canada and Arizona Receive Top Honors [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

What’s New
inVentiv Health Expands Global Regulatory and Compliance Services Trending Now: [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Tools of the Trade
TGaS Advisors Launches Emerging Life Sciences Network  Trending Now: The [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Pharma Trax
Prescription Drugs Under the Affordable Care Act Trending Now:  The [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

The Calendar
Coming Attractions The PharmaVOICE 100 Celebration, to be held Sept. [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Talent Pool
Pharma Pool Marcello Agosti Takeda Names Head of New Global [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

On The Cover

Who’s On The List by Section
Commanders & Chiefs Dr. Michelle Berrey    Chimerix Rob Cosinuke    athenahealth and Epocrates Jim Curtis    Remedy Health Media Dr. Bruce Feinberg    Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions Lisa Giles    Giles & Associates Consultancy Inc. and Optivara Inc. Peter Goldschmidt    Sandoz Inc. Dr. Michael Hayden    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Kim Johnson    Palio Michelle Keefe    Publicis Touchpoint Solutions Inc. Cynthia [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Features

Commanders & Chiefs
Mark Timney Title: President and CEO Company: Purdue Pharma LP Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Sports, majoring in Marketing, Newcastle Polytechnic, (now Northumbria University) Family: Wife, Michelle; son, Aidan, 12 Bucket List: Attend a European Champions League final, in which Liverpool wins Awards/Honors: Southeast Asian Pharmaceutical Council — 2014 Associations: BIO and PhRMA Setting the Tone [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Entrepreneurs
Elizabeth Holmes A Woman with a Non-Negotiable Mission What’s it like to be America’s youngest female self-made billionaire with a net worth of .6 billion? You’d have to ask Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos chairman, CEO, and founder, but that won’t be easy. She works from the time she gets up until she goes to sleep, every [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Change Agents
Dr. Boris Kushkuley Master of Marketing Theory Dr. Boris Kushkuley is known for building, growing, and leading marketing and technology organizations. Dr. Kushkuley’s entire career spans only three companies, and he has focused specifically on cutting-edge technology and innovation, specifically within the healthcare industry. After obtaining a Ph.D. in biophysics from the Sackler Institute of [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Researchers & Scientists
Dr. Anish Suri Fearless Discovery R&D in life sciences is a privileged opportunity, with only a very few chances to have a real shot at changing lives for the better, says Anish Suri, Ph.D., senior scientific director, discovery immunology, Janssen Research & Development. It’s this inspiring message that helps Dr. Suri innovate and inspire those [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Clinical Experts
Kevin Kucharski Putting People First An outstanding leader and mentor, Kevin Kucharski has an innate ability to guide individuals to their fullest potential, completely investing his time and energy into each project and each person. His collaborative approach to working with others defines partnership. Mr. Kucharski says while Achillion Pharmaceuticals is focused on clinical development, [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Regulators
Dr. Lisa Jenkins Guiding the Regulatory Process If Dr. Lisa Jenkins could time travel, she would use that opportunity to listen to the world’s great thinkers speak: Aristotle, Jesus Christ, the U.S. founding fathers, JFK, and Martin Luther King Jr., for example. Being a strong leader and change maker herself, it makes sense she would [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Creatives
Mary Rose Rogowski Creating a Brand and Team Experience Mary Rose Rogowski joined PulseCX in 2013 and from the moment she walked in the door the energy level at the agency skyrocketed. Colleagues describe the successful creative director as part brand orchestrator, confidant, big-idea person, mentor, cheerleader, artist, producer, and business builder. Along with bringing [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Marketers
Margaret Helmig Global Team Leader Maggie Helmig is a global healthcare agency leader who possesses the traits of what it takes to be successful in today’s globally connected healthcare market: a thorough understanding and assessment of the global market challenges of a brand. She has proven her mettle time and again, leading the development and [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Patient Advocates
Dr. Stella Blackburn Keeping Risk Out of Clinical Trials In 2012, Dr. Stella Blackburn was the first full-time regulator to be elected president of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE). The nonprofit international professional membership organization focuses on advancing public health through a forum that encourages the open exchange of scientific information and the development [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Mentors
David Baker Dedicated Mentor and Advisor An accomplished pharmaceutical leader, David Baker moved from Shire to Alcobra Pharma last year and in his wake he left many admirers. Former and current colleagues say Mr. Baker is a passionate, thoughtful mentor, who easily leads across geographical boundaries worldwide. He’s able to switch easily and efficiently from [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Technologists
Tim Slevin Data Management Pioneer Tim Slevin looks like the Mayhem actor in the Allstate Insurance commercials (he actually won a contest based on this resemblance) and whether that is directly connected to his being hit by a bus — twice — we can’t say, but we do know that he has truly transformed how [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Red Jacket Awards
Jeff Aronin TITLE: Founder, Chairman, and CEO COMPANY: Marathon Pharmaceuticals LLC ASSOCIATIONS: University of Chicago Medical Center, Board Member Museum of Science & Industry, Board Member Aspen Institute, Henry Crown Fellow, Member Economic Club, Board Member Commercial AWARDS/HONORS: Brain Research Foundation, Frederic A. Gibbs Discovery Award, 2013; Buyouts magazine “Deal of the Year” 2010, Ovation [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Fun Facts About the PharmaVOICE 100
           
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PharmaVOICE Staff

The Importance of Mentoring
Most of our PharmaVOICE 100 honorees say having and being a mentor are important for success in this industry. Here is what they say about the value of being a mentor to others. Sound Bites from the PharmaVOICE 100 Our honorees talk about the importance of mentoring. David Baker Chief Commercial Officer, Alcobra Pharma I [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Overcoming the Challenges that Hinder Innovation
PharmaVOICE 100 honorees discuss the challenges that the industry needs to overcome to support future innovation. Between 2009 and 2014, the annual growth rate for the top 25 life-sciences companies slowed from the prior decade’s double-digit average to only 1% annually, according to a recent report from KPMG. Big pharma’s profitability has eroded, with operating [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Innovation In a Patient-Centric World
From healthcare reform to the push for value in medicines to personalized healthcare, the patient is now at the center of, well, everything. This means that pharmaceutical companies are now required to create a new paradigm, with the patient at the center. An initiative that began last year within the U.S. Congress — the 21st [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

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