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July/Aug. 2010
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Talent Pool
Pharma POOL Dr. Mike BURGESS, Roche Dr. Mikael DOLSTEN, Pfizer [...]
On The Calendar
July 15-16 Effective Document Management for the Pharmaceutical, Biotech & [...]
New Electronic and Web-based Applications, Sites, and Technologies Featured Briefs: [...]
What’s New
New Healthcare-related Products, Services, and Companies Featured Briefs: Augme Expands [...]
Sales, Marketing, and R&D Trends from Industry Analysts Featured Briefs: [...]
Letter from the Editor
The PharmaVOICE 100: 2010 Every year, I think this is [...]

Taren Grom, Editor

On The Cover

Who’s On The List by Section
The Commanders & Chiefs Johanna Allston, Ph.D. – bioCapture Vicente Anido Jr., Ph.D. – ISTA Pharmaceuticals Mara Aspinall – On-Q-ity Glenn Bilawsky – i3 Jay Bolling – Roska Healthcare David Brennan – AstraZeneca Nick Colucci – Publicis Healthcare – Communications Group Lynnette Cooke – Kantar Health David Dunn – ApotheCom Deborah Dunsire, M.D. – Millennium: [...]


The Reading List
FICTION The White Tiger: A Novel • Aravind Adiga The Pregnant Widow • Martin Amis New York Trilogy • Paul Auster The Wettest County in the World: A Novel Based on a True Story • Matt Bondurant The Lost Symbol • Dan Brown Death Comes for the Archbishop • Willa Cather and A.S. Byatt Await [...]
Lighter Moments
Michael Agard • Sanofi-Aventis US I was traveling for business in Paris with some colleagues. I had arranged a wake-up call with the hotel. My colleagues called about 1 a.m. to tell me about plans for the following day. Instead of listening to their phone call, I thought it was the wake-up call and just [...]
The MENTORS People’s People We salute those who take the time out of their own busy careers to help others to develop their paths to success; provide guidance; and exhibit patience, foresight, and unselfish devotion to mentoring. Knowledge is most valuable when shared, and Wendy Blackburn is one of the strongest advocates of this ­sentiment. [...]
Not many people have created two health-related companies, nor have had them both successfully acquired before their 30th birthday. But Hugo Stephenson, M.D., has an ability to see what others cannot and the energy to make things happens. As he says, he’s never yet met a challenge that could not be solved by hard work [...]
Let the Force be Creative These rock stars of healthcare advertising are infusing their creative passion and energy into healthcare communications across all media. There is no off switch for Jamie Cobb, ­Executive Creative Director at MicroMass Communications; he is always on, always thinking, and always pushing the team to reach higher. Emotional Connection Bringing [...]
The next big idea lies in pushing beyond comfort zones, and Dan Bobear ­fearlessly tackles issues head-on and challenges all who work with him to feed their minds to achieve ­marketing excellence. In leading his team at Palio, he breaks down the unpredictable and channels his colleagues’ energy and thinking into calculated risks. Mr. Bobear [...]
The fight against counterfeit drugs has an eminent champion in Paul Orhii, M.D., Ph.D., J.D. As director-general of Nigeria’s regulatory body, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), and in his role as vice chairman of the World Health Organization’s International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (IMPACT), Dr. Orhii has been [...]
The Researchers & SCIENTISTS
A Diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes at the age of 6 and an early passion for science and research have ­propelled Randy Anderson, Ph.D., to become a force in the fight against the disease. Dr. Anderson has been making inroads into unraveling the mysteries of the disease since his senior-year zoology class at the University [...]
Patients have a powerful advocate in Craig Lipset. A recognized speaker and author on innovation in clinical trials and improving patient engagement in research, Mr. Lipset has recently been leading industry efforts around personalized medicine. An entrepreneurial and innovative individual, Mr. Lipset is skilled at gathering smart people and great ideas together to capture and [...]
It was apparent from the start of his career that Leo Francis, Ph.D., was a leader in the making. From his early days in the industry, Dr. Francis’ ­professionalism and inexorable drive for excellence in all aspects of his work have shone through. His achievements have led to extraordinary progressions up the corporate ladder in [...]
A New Breed of Explorer These stalwart captains of industry are taking their passion, innovation, and new ideas around improving the shortfalls within the industry to break new ground. Leslie Gaber started her company at her kitchen table with her 3 and 6 year old daughters by her side. Name: Leslie Gaber Current position: President, [...]
The Commanders & CHIEFS
Johanna Allston, Ph.D.     bioCapture Vicente Anido Jr., Ph.D.    ISTA Pharmaceuticals Mara Aspinall    On-Q-ity Glenn Bilawsky    i3 Jay Bolling    Roska Healthcare David Brennan    AstraZeneca Nick Colucci    Publicis Healthcare Communications Group Lynnette Cooke    Kantar Health David Dunn    ApotheCom Deborah Dunsire, M.D.    Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Co. Cameron Durrant, M.D.    Anavex Life Sciences Erin Gainer, Ph.D.    HRA Pharma [...]
Who’s on the List by Company
Anavex Life Sciences Cameron Durrant, M.D. 18 ApotheCom David Dunn 16 Astellas Pharma US Margaret Long 73 AstraZeneca David Brennan 46 bioCapture Johanna Allston, Ph.D. 12 C3i Robert Piwko 112 Cegedim Dendrite Angela Miccoli 74 Cipla Ltd. Yusuf Hamied, Ph.D. 19 ClearTrial Mike Soenen 29 closerlook David Ormesher 33 Cognizant Nagarajan Srivatsan 69 Complete Genomics [...]