July/Aug. 2011

2011 PharmaVOICE 100 – Who’s on the List by Section

July 26, 2011

The Commanders & Chiefs Frank Baldino Jr., Ph.D. Cephalon Inc. Donna Beardsworth. Beardsworth Group Calep A. (Joe) Boyd III MCS Healthcare Public Relations Randall Carpenter, M.D. Seaside Therapeutics N. Anthony Coles, M.D. Onyx Pharmaceuticals B. Reid Connolly evoke interaction Donna Cryer CryerHealth Tyrone Curran Harrison and Star Stephen Cutler, Ph.D. Kendle (formerly) Joseph Daley GSW […]

The Patient Advocates

July 26, 2011

Patient-Focused By putting patients first, these industry innovators are changing the dynamics of product messaging and communications. Nadine Arevian McGowan Patient Ambassador Nadine McGowan was the manager of the boys’ wrestling team at her high school. Name: Nadine Arevian McGowan Current position: Executive VP, The Snow Companies Date and place of birth: December 1973; Boston […]

The Technologists

July 26, 2011

E-Advocates Tech-savvy individuals are developing new tools and solutions to expand the healthcare industry’s horizon and address its biggest challenges. Katrina Monique Rice Finding Solutions When Katrina Rice decides she wants something, she goes after it. That assertiveness came to the fore when she began looking for ways to help her son, Mitchel, who was […]

The Marketers

July 26, 2011

New Media Mavens These tech-savvy marketers are energized by the possibilities present in the plethora of ­social media and other cutting-edge message-delivery tools. Alyson Connor • Driving Better Health Behaviors Curious. Passionate. Alyson Connor was a zookeeper. Alyson Connor can make the most complex science not just accessible, but exciting and relevant. Name: Alyson Connor […]

The Clinical Specialists

July 26, 2011

Instinctive Innovators These experts in the clinical arena are evolving research and development practices, ­technologies, and development models to help bring new products to market faster, more cost-effectively, and with improved safety profiles. Mitchell Katz, Ph.D. • Leading by Example Supportive. Charismatic. Name: Mitchell Katz, Ph.D. Current position: Executive Director, Purdue Pharma LP Date and […]

The Researchers & Scientists

July 26, 2011

Scientific Pathfinders As R&D becomes more focused and specialized, these research experts are leading the way by breaking new ground. Julian Adams, Ph.D., is leading the charge in the war against cancer. Dr. Adams is best known for the discovery and development of Velcade (bortezomib), a proteasome inhibitor for cancer therapy, while serving as senior […]

The Change Agents

July 26, 2011

Momentum Motivators These dynamic game changers are using their creative thinking and strategic skills to ­propel the industry beyond the many challenges it faces today. Mark E.Q. Willmann Competitive Edge If you were to ask anyone across the Torre Lazur Healthcare Group (TLHG) who inspires and motivates others, undoubtedly the one name that would consistently […]

The Entrepreneurs

July 26, 2011

Matthew Baker Compass IRB LLC William Buzzeo Cegedim Compliance Solutions Prabhavathi Fernandes Cempra Pharmaceuticals Sander Flaum Flaum Idea Group Joy Frestedt Frestedt Inc. Michael Jirousek, Ph.D. Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Mark Lacy Benchmark Research Lance Nickens The Patient Recruiting Agency Tiffany Patrick Clinical Practice Insights LLC James Sawyer, MBChB Prism Ideas Don Schenker Synergistix Growth Engineers These […]

The Commanders & Chiefs

July 26, 2011

Frank Baldino Jr., Ph.D.    Cephalon Inc. Donna Beardsworth.    Beardsworth Group Calep A. (Joe) Boyd III    MCS Healthcare Public Relations Randall Carpenter, M.D.     Seaside Therapeutics N. Anthony Coles, M.D.    Onyx Pharmaceuticals B. Reid Connolly    evoke interaction Donna Cryer    CryerHealth Tyrone Curran    Harrison and Star Stephen Cutler, Ph.D.    Kendle (formerly) Joseph Daley    GSW Worldwide Gregg Dearhammer   […]

Talent Pool

July 26, 2011

Executive appointments and promotions in the healthcare industry By Carolyn Gretton Pharmaceutical POOL Damian BRAGA Sanofi Pasteur Consolidates ­Commercial Operations Leadership Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of global healthcare company Sanofi, has tapped U.S. President Damian Braga as senior VP, commercial operations, vaccines. Mr. Braga serves as global head of commercial operations, consolidating all of […]

On the Calendar

July 26, 2011

August 6-8 BIT’s 1st Annual World Congress of Molecular & Cell Biology Beijing International Convention Center, Beijing BIT Life Sciences, http://www.bitlifesciences.com/cmcb2011/ August 8-9 Development and Validation of ­Bioanalytical Assays for Biologics: Quantitation (PK) and Immunogenicity ­Assays The Dolce Valley Forge Hotel, King of ­Prussia, Pa. The Center for Professional Innovation and Education, http://www.cfpie.com/showitem.aspx?productid=114&source=pv August 8-10 […]

What’s New

July 26, 2011

What’s New New healthcare-related products, services, and companies By Carolyn Gretton PPD Expands Product Development Consulting Services Trend: Quick growth in sectors like biosimilars and adaptive trial design have life-sciences ­companies clamoring for consultants with specific knowledge of the challenges in these areas. PPD has established four new practice areas through its PPD Consulting arm […]

Social Media

July 26, 2011

Social Media trends, regs, and apps By Robin Robinson Mobile health apps get more mileage with in-car connectivity Trend Watch: Carmakers and healthcare companies collaborate for better disease management. SDI, WellDoc, and Medtronic partner with Ford to synch apps with car dashboard controls Ford Motor Co. and several healthcare companies are collaborating to bring disease […]

Tools of the Trade

July 26, 2011

New electronic and web-based applications, sites, and technologies By Carolyn Gretton Acurian Launches Clinical Trial Patient Education Technology Trend: New technology platforms are focused on helping improve patient enrollment and ­engagement, overcome education barriers, and help maximize site performance. Acurian’s educational platform is designed to assist clinical trial sites in helping patients better understand their […]

2011 PharmaVOICE 100 – Who’s on the List by Company

July 26, 2011

Acorda Therapeutics Andrew Blight, Ph.D. ACT Biotech Inc. Ali Fattaey, Ph.D. Acucela Inc. Ryo Kubota, M.D., Ph.D. Alliance Healthcare Information LLC Mary Anne Greenberg Almac Group Sir Allen McClay The Avoca Group Inc. Patricia Leuchten AXON US Mario Nacinovich Beardsworth Group Donna Beardsworth Benchmark Research Mark Lacy Blue Chip Healthcare Marketing Neil Weisman Bristol-Myers Squibb […]

Letter from the Editor

July 26, 2011

Taking Inspiration to the Next Level This is our favorite issue of the year, and we hope it’s yours too. It has been a joy and a privilege to have had a chance to get to know this year’s PharmaVOICE 100. They certainly illustrate what it means to think bigger, do more, and lead with […]

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