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Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs
Joyce is passionate about mentoring women and helping others reach their professional goals.
Associate Director, Sales Training and Development
Actavis Brand Sales
Lorrie is a distinguished leader at Actavis who plays a critical role in product and career development for our sales representative and management teams.
Chandler Chicco Companies
Poised, intelligent, and relevant, Meg is a go-to agency partner, and one of Chandler Chicco companies star players.
Daphne Andritsos Calderon
Norton Rose Fulbright
Daphne is a trusted advisor to major hospital and healthcare systems and for-profit educational service providers across the United States.
Jamee is truly a Rising Star, who embodies UCB’s corporate values and is a prime example of excellence in client service.
Senior Director Customer Operations
Christine consistently represents Teva’s values and contributes beyond her functional area. She serves as a coach/mentor, where employees excel under her leadership.
Senior Global Marketing Manager
Bridget has distinguished herself as a true Rising Star at BD. Her contributions have been essential to BD achieving worldwide growth and her leadership has been exemplary.
VP, Market Access Strategy
Grey Healthcare Group
Sarah-Jane’s strategic abilities and leadership skills have shaped the NY office and bring personal passion to her team. She is truly a Rising Star.
Phyllis Barkman Ferrell
Global Brand Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Team
Eli Lilly and Company
Phyllis is a high-impact leader influencing at all levels, across diverse groups. Known for commitment, she is sought out as a mentor.
Beth exemplifies the true meaning of leadership. Her zeal, drive, and nurturing personality make her a great mentor to all in our agency.
Country Business Manager BeNeLux, BD Diabetes Care
Marian has demonstrated unparalleled entrepreneurial thinking and creativity. A self-motivator, fluent in five languages, and always seeking out ways to learn and grow, Marian is a true Rising Star.
Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Global Pricing & Contracting
Publicis Touchpoint Solutions Inc.
Carol is a remarkable businesswoman who consistently demonstrates the ability to assess situations quickly and offer valuable, creative, and unique solutions.
Director Diabetes Education program West Area
Adriana is the perfect example of someone who is focused on the development of herself and others. She takes a personal interest in the people on her team by creating future leaders.
Senior Account Director
Kate is a veritable S.T.A.R (solid skills, team player, action-oriented, and results-driven). She routinely delivers success across a range of innovative efforts.
Manager, Life Sciences – Customer
EY – Europe
Harriet accelerates innovation and actively mentors women in the workplace and across industry. She demonstrates leadership in building highly effective and diverse teams.
VP, Global Marketing and eBusiness, Life Science Solutions
Thermo Fisher Life Sciences Solutions
Amy has a track record of delivering strong business results with growth and increased profitability, and she does this with a people-focused approach.
Senior Manager Direct Sourcing
Christine has built a strong reputation as a trusted leader. Using her high energy and drive for results, she has provided the thought leadership to launch a new women’s network.
Marie is a highly effective and remarkable businesswoman. For her clients and the people at Insigniam, working with Marie is an inspiring and powerful experience.
Market Segment Director Integrated Hospital Systems East
Bayer Healthcare LLC
Nancy is passionate about leadership development, as a mentor and coach. Her infectious can-do approach has made her an exceptional talent and Rising Star.
VP, Associate Creative Director
McCann Regan Campbell Ward
Dorothy has infused her unique insight and skills across the healthcare universe. A recognized creative force and a natural leader, she is a Rising Star who is clearly light years from her apex.
VP, Creative Director
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
Deb possesses the perfect blend of masterful leadership qualities and an incredible eye for award winning creative.
Principal, Deloitte Digital
Tamara’s professionalism extends beyond her client’s needs as a committed mentor, talent developer, and volunteer.
Laney Cohen Landsman
Laney leads Makovsky Health account teams, mentors a staff of six, and has deepened her healthcare industry knowledge and experience through advocacy and communications efforts. She is a Rising Star.
Displaying tremendous leadership ability, Jemma has gained immense respect from colleagues and clients alike. She is one of Campbell’s most successful project managers.
Mayah is renowned for her best-in-class capabilities. She is an active HBA member and is generous with her time as a community philanthropist.
VP, Strategic Planning
McCann Torre Lazur
Kalynn’s professionalism, perceptive mind, and intuitive wisdom should give us all confidence in the next generation of healthcare agency executives.
Silvia De Dominicis
EMEA Marketing Director, Biosurgery
Johnson & Johnson
Silvia started her career in Johnson & Johnson Medical in 1995 in the finance department, progressing to her current position.
Eleanor de Groot, Ph.D.
VP, Technical Affairs
Helsinn Therapeutics (U.S.) Inc.
With her keen scientific vision and exceptional communication skills, Ellee has built a stellar companywide reputation, and her scientific and business acumen have contributed greatly to the company’s success.
Senior Director, HECOR Medical Affairs
Shontelle regularly volunteers for projects, department- and companywide, which demonstrate her enterprisewide commitment to the company.
VP, Associate Creative Director
Jeannine is well on her way to becoming one of the great creative minds in healthcare advertising, an impressive leader, any client’s dream, and absolutely a Rising Star.
Director, Human Resources
Gianine has modeled the way, living the values of the organization, and mentoring others. She is a true team player, she is collaborative and a genuine business partner.
Brenda Eustace, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Oncology and Neuro
Brenda is a fearless leader, willing to take risks in an effort to discover innovative cancer medicines. She is well-respected by her team and her peers and has a positive can-do attitude in everything she does.
Senior Director of Prospective Advantage
Toya’s talent in coaching and mentoring combined with her personal flair keep the numerous teams she leads motivated and inspired.
VP, Cardiovascular & Specialty Care Customer Engagement
Kristin is a transformational leader with a long-standing commitment to WISE, Sanofi’s women’s network.
Marketing Director, Duopa
Julie is a strategic and analytical leader. She has a keen ability to formulate high-level strategies and effectively take them to tactical execution, providing solutions to the patients that she serves.
Senior Program Manager
Sonia’s professionalism, industry expertise, and energy have made a big impact. At the heart of it all she is client-focused, a pillar of PSKW’s corporate mission.
Lori Friedman, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Translational Oncology, Genentech Research and Early Development
Lori has consistently demonstrated scientific excellence and courage. She is highly regarded and broadly sought as a mentor.
Josephine Fubara, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, Global R&D Gastrointestinal Franchise Lead
Known for her strategic, collaborative work style, Dr. Fubara is an absolute star at Pfizer Consumer Healthcare as well as in the healthcare industry.
VP, M&A and Integration
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Susan is a dedicated champion of diversity and inclusion having led the formation of the first employee resource group in the company’s history, the Women’s ERG.
Meredith Hans Moore
Group Manager, Research & Development
DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Meredith exhibited exemplary leadership in forming the new DePuy Synthes West Chester WLI Chapter. She also played a leadership role in delivering the 5P’s Speaker Series.
Senior Director, Head Global Business Operations, Merck Serono, GCO
As a Rising Star in our organization, Michaela demonstrates her leadership, commitment to consistent high performance, and to the advancement of women in healthcare in her daily work.
Associate Principal, Cognizant Analytics
On a daily basis, Karen demonstrates all the qualities of a model employee within Cognizant Analytics: leadership, diplomacy, teamwork, analytical rigor, and critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
Managing Director, Life Sciences
A natural leader and skilled communicator, Pamela has dedicated her career to helping others. Throughout her career, she has coached and supported countless individuals.
Sara’s enthusiasm and passion for coaching and leading her teams has catapulted her as a mentor and role model within PwC for many aspiring team members.
VP, Director of Project Management
Heida is a Rising Star who embodies the core values of Flashpoint Medica with true grit. She takes on any challenge with perseverance while radiating a calm and cool attitude.
Director of Strategic Intelligence, North America
Erika’s contribution to GSK and the people who make up the healthcare industry is significant, ongoing, and supportive of a healthy world where individuals thrive.
Senior Product Director, CML Brand Marketing
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Reshema has been a successful leader at Novartis for more than 14 years and has demonstrated excellence in multiple roles. Her passion, drive, and commitment are apparent to all who work with her.
Director, Market Research-Oncology
Helene is an innovative leader who serves as a role model for others. Her talent to be a team player is clearly evident through the relationships she has cultivated.
Assistant General Counsel
Purdue Pharma LP
Rachel’s position requires her to think creatively, work closely with senior management, and collaborate with outside attorneys and experts. She is a true Rising Star.
Global Regulatory Affairs Development Head for Cardiovascular, Metabolic, General Medicine, and CNS Therapeutic Areas
Binita exemplifies how to be a highly successful and effective leader by using an infectious positive attitude that inspires others and drives results.
Director, Global Medical Affairs
Merck & Co. Inc.
Rebecca is a strong role model and is viewed as a collaborative partner across divisions. Her energy, professionalism, can-do approach, and credibility make her a true asset to Merck.
Deborah Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Medical Director, Clinical Research
Deborah’s innovative thinking has proven invaluable for clinical strategy development, but it’s her generous spirit and patient-driven purpose that make her a Rising Star.
Yuling is a brilliant science leader and exceptional mentor. She is a role model in her commitment to developing the next generation of scientists.
VP, Group Account Director
JUICE Pharma Worldwide
Karin is a true leader who guides her team through a maze of marketing challenges while still having fun. Never at a loss for kind words or a smile, Karin is a joy to work with.
VP, Product Strategy
Michelle’s commitment to tackling new challenges and exceptional ability to deliver results have made her a much- admired role model.
Senior Research Associate II
Carmela is an active member of Cubist’s Corporate Giving Committee and advances STEM learning by leading interactive activities and helping students.
Senior Director, Consulting
As an effective consultant and accomplished female professional, Marie is a role model not only for women in leadership, but for all aspiring leaders at Quintiles.
Executive Business Director, Sales
Amanda is a role model and a champion for professional development, and inspires others to push boundaries, for themselves and for the company.
Senior Director, Commercial Operations
Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company
Rosa routinely demonstrates strong leadership, customer focus, operational excellence, and a talent for growing and developing team members within commercial operations.
Senior VP, Associate Creative Director, Art
Denise has established herself as a go-to leader. She’s a creative, yet her sharp-shooting strategic mind thinks well beyond the creative side of things. She is a true leader.
Karen is a role model and consummate team player, who extends the benefit of her experience to all who ask. Customers view her as a trusted and experienced partner.
Senior VP, Management Supervisor
Harriet is a dedicated professional who leads by example and actively serves as a mentor to her teams. All of this makes her, without a doubt, a Rising Star.
Annette Powers, Pharm.D.
Senior Director, Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Annette is a dedicated developer of talent, a skilled collaborator, and, most of all, a trusted colleague and friend.
Director, New Business
Julie is a Rising Star because of her incredible work ethic, superb industry knowledge, and tireless dedication.
Global Franchise Head, Chronic Care, Baxter-Gambro Renal
With more than 20 years of leadership in healthcare, Jill has proven to be equally passionate about improving patient care and advancing employee development.
Senior Manager, Commercial Advisory Services
Keyuri’s sharp intellect and leadership abilities make her a Rising Star. She builds trust with life-sciences, healthcare, and financial clients, while addressing their toughest strategic M&A, capital allocation, and growth challenges.
VP and Head, IP US