July/Aug. 2016

Letter from the Editor

August 1, 2016

Inspiration and Innovation Inspired leadership and innovative thinking are just two of the ways in which this year’s PharmaVOICE 100 can be described. Over the past dozen years we have showcased some of the most well-known names in the industry as well as the unsung heroes, each of whom are committed to making a difference […]

What’s New

August 1, 2016

The Bloc Launches BlocAlley Trending now: New division helps drive commercial success for entrepreneurial health organizations. The Bloc has launched BlocAlley, a new division that helps clients in the health sector launch and commercialize themselves as well as their lead products and services. The Bloc also announced the appointment of Andrea Kretzmann to lead this […]

Tools of the Trade

August 1, 2016

New Company Launches to Address Preclinical Research Trending now:  Vium aims to bridge the technology gap in preclinical research to accelerate drug development. Vium has officially launched, offering Digital Vivarium and Vium Cloud, which bridge a technology gap in preclinical in vivo drug research. Vium’s living informatics platform — Digital Vivarium — includes a fully […]

Pharma Trax

August 1, 2016

Biopharma Sponsors Sell or Plan to Sell Biosimilar Products Trending now:  Industry experts project there will be a biosimilar boom. The majority of companies with a large molecule offering plan to enter or are already involved in the biosimilar market, including companies with no internal manufacturing capabilities, according to a new report from Industry Standard […]

The Calendar

August 1, 2016

August 8-9 3rd Life Science Knowledge Management Summit Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia, Philadelphia ExL Events, http://exlevents.com/3rd-life-science-knowledge-management-summit/ August 9-11 4th Annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis Marcus Evans, http://www.marcusevans-conferences-northamerican.com/marcusevans-conferences-event-details.asp?EventID=22896&SectorID=27&utm_source=PV&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=22896_PV_Listing#.VxEU6tQrLcs August 10-11 2nd Annual Human Factors Excellence for Medical Device Design Minneapolis Marcus Evans, http://www.marcusevans-conferences-northamerican.com/marcusevans-conferences-event-details.asp?EventID=22938&SectorID=27&utm_source=PV&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=22938_PV_Listing#.VxeR99QrLcs August 10-11 11th Annual Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) DoubleTree by […]

Talent Pool

August 1, 2016

Pharma pool Maria Garrigan Eisai Appoints Regulatory VP Eisai, the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Eisai Co., has appointed Maria Garrigan, as VP, global regulatory strategy for the oncology business group (OBG). In this role, Ms. Garrigan is responsible for leading the oncology regulatory affairs teams in the United States and United Kingdom. Ms. Garrigan, who […]

Who’s On The List by Section

August 1, 2016

This article contains the list of 100 honorees. If you want to read the article featuring a particular person, please view the Section in which he/she is featured. Commanders & Chiefs Julie Adrian    Chandler Chicco Agency, inVentiv Health Mary Anderson    Ogilvy CommonHealth Medical Education and SCI Scientific Communications & Information Dr. Udit Batra    MilliporeSigma, the […]

The Commanders & Chiefs

August 1, 2016

John W. Hubbard, Ph.D. Title: President and CEO Company: Bioclinica Education: Ph.D., Physiological Psychology and Physiology, University of Tennessee Family: Wife of 36 years Hobbies: Martial Arts, 3rd Degree Black Belt and senior instructor, international travel, home improvements, and gardening Bucket List: Achieving his 4th Degree Black Belt — Master Level and continuing to travel […]

Born Leaders A Global Perspective

August 1, 2016

This year, the homelands of the PharmaVOICE 100 account for almost 20 different countries or territories — from Russia to the West Indies, from Scotland to New Zealand, and from the United States to Australia and various points in between. Six of our honorees — Ken Keller, Stu Libby, Jennifer Matthews, Dr. Jules Mitchel, Jeff […]

The Entrepreneurs

August 1, 2016

Susan Flinn Cobian Title: Executive VP, Managing Director Company: HYC Health Education: BA, Kenyon College Family: Husband, Randy Robert Cobian Hobbies: Golf and paddle tennis Bucket List: To spend two weeks in Ireland and Scotland playing golf; to sing on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry; to complete a half-Ironman Triathlon Awards/Honors: 2016 PM360 […]

Bucket List

August 1, 2016

The PharmaVOICE 100 honorees have a wide range of interests. They are interested in travel, adventure, and giving back.

Change Agents

August 1, 2016

Alison Little Title: Principal, Advisory Industry Leader for Life Sciences Company: KPMG LLP Education: BS, Materials Science & Engineering, Johns Hopkins University Family: Parents; husband; two children Hobbies: Cooking, yoga, spending time with family and friends Bucket List: Travel with family to see all the Wonders of the World Associations: Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association; Hopkins Alumni […]

Alternate Universe

August 1, 2016

We asked the PharmVOICE 100 what other profession they would like to attempt. Our honorees have some fanciful and aspirational alter egos in terms of alternate professions they would, if they could, try.              

The Researchers & Scientists

August 1, 2016

Cynthia M. Dukes Title: VP, Global Project Management Company: ICON Clinical Research Education: Baylor College of Medicine Family: Husband, three children Awards/Honors: One of the world’s Most Influential People in Vaccines, Vaccine Nation, 2014; Distinguished Alumni Award, Baylor College of Medicine, 2015 Associations: Association of Clinical Research Professionals; Metrics Champion Consortium Social Media: Injecting Hope […]

The Clinical Experts

August 1, 2016

Lindy Jones Title: Senior VP, Site Management and Therapeutic Strategy, Chair of EMEA LA Management Board Company: Quintiles Education: MSc, Clinical Research, University of Wales Cardiff Family: Husband, Gareth; children Sara and Christian Hobbies: Boating, cooking, and wine sharing with friends Bucket List:  Learn to golf; travel the French canals; improve at skiing Social Media: […]

The Creatives

August 1, 2016

Jeffrey Perino Title: Head of Creative, Copy Company: Triple Threat Communications Education: BA, Philosophy, Loyola University; MFA, Creative Writing, Emerson College Family: Wife, Ashley; children, Michael, Julia, and Will Hobbies: Running, reading, listening to and playing classical music Social Media: Creative Energy From strategy to concept to tactics, Jeff Perino’s talents as a creative expert […]

The Marketers

August 1, 2016

Michelle Petroff Title: Senior VP, Account Service and Operations Company: Fingerpaint Education: BS, Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University Family: Her husband and her two young boys who inspire her every day Hobbies: Reading, occasional jogging, photography Awards/Honors: Fingerpaint Piton Award; PM360 ELITE 2016 Associations: Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association; Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society; Philly Ad […]

The Patient Advocates

August 1, 2016

Lise J. Hall Title: Associate Director of Consumer Marketing, Lung Cancer Franchise Company: AstraZeneca Education: MBA, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan Family: Dad, mom, sister, Angélique, brother, Daniel Hobbies: Home renovation, cooking and eating, discovering new cultures Bucket List:  Buy and renovate an apartment in Paris and a U.S. lake house; master wok […]

Giving Back

August 1, 2016

The PharmaVOICE 100 honorees share a sincere desire to pay it forward. Philanthropy is a big part of what makes our inspired leaders tick. They generously give of their time and resources.                                            

The Mentors

August 1, 2016

Catherine Angell Sohn, Pharm.D. Title: President Company: Sohn Health Strategies LLC Education: Certificate of Professional Development, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Doctor of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco Family: Mother and father, Vincent and Margaret Angell; husband, John; daughters, Karen and Jenny Hobbies: Traveling, reading, bike riding, learning about history through the arts […]

The Technologists

August 1, 2016

Sam Anwar Title: VP, Engineering Company: eClinical Solutions Education: Engineering, Ain Shams University Family: Wife, Inas Dawoud, who has been with him every step of the way; parents, whose hard work helped him to become the person he is today Hobbies: Photography, playing soccer, swimming Bucket List: Contribute to finding cures for untreated diseases; travel […]

First Jobs

August 1, 2016

What was their first job? They may be industry stars today, but many of our PharmaVOICE 100 started out working like everyone else.                                                               

Red Jacket Awards

August 1, 2016

2016 Red Jacket Honorees Inspired leaders for today and tomorrow In 2014, to mark the milestone of the 10th anniversary of the PharmaVOICE 100, we initiated our version of a “hall of fame” — the Red Jacket Awards. One of the criteria for being named a Red Jacket is having been recognized as a PharmaVOICE […]

The Challenges Facing Pharmaceutical Leaders

August 1, 2016

The pharmaceutical industry is at an unprecedented time in its evolution. Our PharmaVOICE 100 say the shifting influences of the patient, the payer, and technology are changing how medicines are developed and how care is delivered. The convergence of mobile technologies, diagnostics, and personalized medicine will bring about a future where we fluidly receive the […]

Reading List

August 1, 2016

What are they reading? The PharmaVOICE 100 are continually curious and are always eager to expand their knowledge base. This is a sample of both their professional and personal reading pursuits.                                                 […]

From Product to Patient: Shifting the focus of support programs in oncology.

August 1, 2016

From Product to Patient: Shifting the focus of support programs in oncology. Empowered by the ease with which they can access information, today’s cancer patients seek a deeper understanding about their diagnoses, underlying diseases or health conditions and potential treatment options, as well as the fi nancial implications of clinical decisions made by their prescribers. […]

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