July/Aug. 2014

The Researchers & Scientists

November 6, 2014

Dr. Rob Kotin Seeing the Big Picture in Gene Therapy Driven to innovate by Curiosity One of the most influential thought leaders in gene therapy today, Rob Kotin, Ph.D.’s work has the potential to make a lasting impact on the lives of patients suffering from debilitating diseases of the central nervous system. His basic science […]

Meeting the Industry’s Challenges

July 28, 2014

The PharmaVOICE 100 honorees discuss the challenges facing the pharmaceutical ­industry, from maintaining innovation and the cost of development to changing regulatory and payer environments to the challenges of the industry’s business model. When asked about the challenges pharmaceutical companies face, many of the PharmaVOICE 100 honorees mention the need to find new approaches to […]

Giving Back through Mentoring

July 28, 2014

The PharmaVOICE 100 honorees talk about the satisfaction that comes from helping others succeed and how they learn from the mentoring relationship. Giving back through mentoring Many of the PharmaVOICE 100 credit their mentors for helping them succeed in their own careers, and many act as a mentors either formally or informally to pay it […]

Future Breakthroughs

July 28, 2014

The PharmaVOICE 100 discuss what’s on the research and commercialization horizons The PharmaVOICE 100 honorees had much to say about where they thought future breakthroughs will be. On the development side, personalized medicine and advances in cancer immunology will create new breakthrough treatments for patients. Additionally, technology in general and mHealth, EMR, and cloud-based systems […]

10 Years of Honorees

July 28, 2014

PharmaVOICE Honoree Year(s) Adrian Adams 2012 Colleen Adams 2009 Julian Adams, Ph.D. 2008, 2011 Thomas Adams 2005 Jeffrey Adelglass, M.D. 2014 Lisa Adler 2014 Ann Aerts, M.D. 2014 Michael Agard 2010 Gadi Aharoni, Ph.D. 2006 Christopher Ahlberg, Ph.D. 2005 Mark J. Ahn, Ph.D. 2005 Murray L. Aitken 2005 Johanna Allston, Ph.D. 2010 Al Altomari 2007 […]

Red Jacket Awards

July 28, 2014

PharmaVOICE is proud to introduce The Red Jacket Award in celebration of 10 years of the ­PharmaVOICE 100. In 2014, this hall of fame award recognizes six industry visionaries who are ­dedicated to reshaping their sector of the healthcare ecosystem. They are innovators and they are great leaders. And, like all of our PharmaVOICE 100 honorees, they give back to their communities here and abroad.

The Technologists

July 28, 2014

Will Cheung Business Intelligence Meets Clinical Data Driven to innovate by Inefficiencies When problem solving, Will Cheung takes a step back to look at the big picture and identify common themes to see what clicks. He challenges traditional project plans and digs deep to create customized, customer-focused approaches. In his role as director of customer […]

The Strategists

July 28, 2014

Lisa Adler Champion of Customer Engagement Driven to innovate by Progress Now more than ever, corporate communications plays a key role in creating a positive and engaging corporate culture that attracts and retains top scientific, managerial, and business operations talent while providing an innovative and collaborative atmosphere where employees are encouraged to participate at all […]

The Patient Advocates

July 28, 2014

John Glasspool Changing the Access Conversation Driven to innovate by People Market access is dead and the new driver of change and progress in healthcare is patient access. That’s the view of John Glasspool, who heads Baxter’s global market development program. With a dedicated focus on patient interests, Baxter has charged Mr. Glasspool with bringing […]

The Mentors

July 28, 2014

John White Mentor, Expert, Leader Driven to innovate by Possibilities Last year, John White ran 60-kilometers (37 miles) to celebrate his 60th birthday. Not only did he complete the race, but he used the event to create a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society (ACS). Called the 60 for 60 Race, it took place in […]

The Marketers

July 28, 2014

Dr. Jeffrey Berg Curiosity Captivates the Client Driven to innovate by Survival Combining a unique blend of medical knowledge, curiosity, and pragmatism, Jeff Berg, Ph.D., has exactly what it takes to deftly oversee client services in healthcare marketing. It’s a role that requires scientific knowledge, an understanding of strategies and channels, and collaboration and effective […]

The Entrepreneurs

July 28, 2014

Daniel Ghinn Digital Engagement Driven to innovate by Vision As cofounder of Creation Healthcare, a digital training, research, and planning consultancy, Daniel Ghinn is focused on helping some of the world’s largest healthcare and pharmaceutical organizations integrate digital channels into their corporate and brand campaigns. He started Creation Healthcare with his wife Joanna, and together, […]

The Creatives

July 28, 2014

Paul Harrington Beyond the Brand Driven to innovate by Nonsense Paul Harrington is tireless in his commitment and passion to bring brands to life. He was the driver behind Palio+Ignite’s huge global campaign for the world’s first, once-weekly treatment for type 2 diabetes Bydureon. Seven years after pitching the account, and subsequently winning the entire […]

The Commanders & Chiefs

July 28, 2014

Michelle Keefe An Engaging Presence Driven to innovate by Excellence In just two years, Michelle Keefe has had a hugely positive impact at Publicis Touchpoint Solutions. Always coming up with unique, clever, and reasoned solutions, she combines a confident and energetic presence with a warm, approachable manner, and a laugh that is contagious. A skilled […]

The Clinical Specialists

July 28, 2014

Michael Brooks Energy for the Long Run Driven to Innovate by Instinct Michael Brooks is a visionary leader who helped create a groundbreaking way for PPD to serve the needs of its biopharmaceutical clients. Under Mr. Brooks’ direction, the company employed several state-of-the-art technologies to help facilitate the process and establish PPD as the industry […]

The Academics

July 28, 2014

The Academics Dr. Molly Carnes Breaking the Glass Ceiling Driven to Innovation by Impatience In the early 1970s, Molly Carnes, M.D., dropped out of college and took up a waitressing job. After experiencing sore feet and not much money, she began to rethink her decision. Her father encouraged her to go back to school to […]

PharmaVOICE 100 – Who’s on the List by Section

July 28, 2014

These extraordinary leaders, representing a wide range of industry sectors and functional areas of expertise, are having a positive impact on their colleagues, their companies, and the greater healthcare community. See who you know! Who’s on the List — 2014 Indexed by Section The Academics Dr. Molly Carnes — University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. Yvonne Paterson […]

Talent Pool

July 28, 2014

Pharma Pool Stephen Aselage Retrophin Names President and Chief Operations Officer Retrophin has appointed Stephen Aselage as president and chief operations officer. In this new role, Mr. Aselage is responsible for managing corporate development activities, including the commercialization of existing products, building out the company’s global infrastructure, and exploring new business development opportunities. Before joining […]

On the Calendar

July 28, 2014

August 5-6 2nd Annual Medical Affairs Leaders Forum Asia Le Meridien Cyberport, Hong Kong NextLevel Pharma, http://medicalaffairs asia2014. nextlevelpharma.com/ August 5-7 CPhI South America Expo Center Norte, Sao Paulo, Brazil UBM Live, http://www.cphi.com /south-america/home August 7 3rd Annual Assistants in Nursing Conference Sydney Harbour Marriott at Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia Informa Australia, http://atnd.it/5292-0 August 11-12 […]

PharmaTrax

July 28, 2014

Sales, Marketing, and R&D Trends from Industry Analysts TMF Survey Reveals Lagging Technology Adoption and Use of Manual Processes Trending now: Although advanced eTMF technologies improve inspection readiness and compliance while reducing costs, a majority still use paper or electronic files to manage their TMF. A majority of 260 trial master file (TMF) owners surveyed […]

Tools of the Trade

July 28, 2014

Veeva Systems Introduces Commercial Cloud for Life Sciences Trending Now: New industry cloud brings together master data, compliant content, and customer interactions across all channels to transform commercial operations. Veeva Systems has unveiled Commercial Cloud, a next-generation solution to redefine how life-sciences companies go to market. Veeva Commercial Cloud brings together the data, content, and […]

What’s New

July 28, 2014

Global Outcomes Group Launches to Support Outcomes Research Trending Now: New full-service medical communications agency focuses on supporting growing health economics and outcomes research in biopharma industry. The Global Outcomes Group has been formed to support the content and communication needs for the growing health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) sector in the biopharmaceutical and […]

2014 PharmaVOICE 100 – Who’s on the List by Company

July 28, 2014

Who’s on the List — 2014 Indexed by Company Affiliation AbelsonTaylor – Dr. Jeffrey Berg Advanced Clinical LLC – Susan Seroskie Advanced Clinical LLC – Julie Ross Baxter Healthcare Corp. – John Glasspool BBK Worldwide – Aaron Fleishman BioClinica Inc. – Dr. Boaz Mendzelevski Biogen Idec – Dr. Kate Dawson Blue Chip Patient Recruitment – […]

UpFront

July 28, 2014

INDUSTRY at Large Kowa and Football Player Help those with High Cholesterol Kowa Pharmaceuticals America has announced a partnership with Kurt Warner, Super Bowl winner and two-time NFL MVP, and his wife Brenda, to launch First and Goal, a national education initiative to help people prioritize heart health. The campaign encourages the 71 million Americans […]

Letter from the Editor

July 28, 2014

The 2014 PharmaVOICE 100 The PharmaVOICE 100 Turns 10! It’s hard to believe that 10 years after the vision for this issue was captured on the back of a napkin during a long flight delay, we have now profiled 1,000 of the industry’s most inspirational and motivational individuals making this issue one of the industry’s […]

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