With the recent resurgence in the movement toward the greening of America, many of the industry’s companies are adopting environmentally friendly initiatives as part of being good corporate citizens.
The industry is going green, and this time it’s in a good way. While the industry is often maligned by critics for only seeing green for some of its “profit at no cost” policies, in this case green is a good thing. Many large, medium, and small life-sciences companies are taking large and small steps to reduce their carbon footprints. From innovative, and sometimes dramatic initiatives, to basic recycling mandates, the healthcare industry is putting forth efforts to be environmentally responsible…
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Teri P. Cox. President, Cox Communications Partners LLC, Lawrenceville, N.J.; Cox Communications is a healthcare public relations and consultancy company. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tracy DeGregorio. Director, Citeline Inc., New York; Citeline provides global clinical-trials intelligence to the pharmaceutical industry. For more information, visit citeline.com.
Matt Giegerich. President and CEO, CommonHealth, Parsippany, N.J.; CommonHealth is a full-service healthcare communications company. For more information, visit commonhealth.com.
Jeffrey Hyman. Manager, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), EMD Serono Inc., Rockland, Mass.; EMD Serono is committed to discovering and developing medicines that address unmet medical needs, integrating innovative science with comprehensive patient support systems to improve lives. For more information, visit emdserono.com.
Dr. Jack S. Kace. VP, Environmental & Safety, Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. (Roche), Nutley, N.J.; Roche is a research-oriented healthcare group with core businesses in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. For more information, visit rocheusa.com.
Anjali Kansagara, MS, MBA. Product Marketing Manager, GenVault Corp., Carlsbad, Calif.; GenVault specializes in innovating defining technologies for biosample storage, tracking, and transport at room temperature. For more information, visit genvault.com.
Kathy Magnuson. Managing Director, Brand Pharm, New York; Brand Pharm, a member of the Publicis Healthcare Group, is a full-service medical advertising agency. For more information, visit brandpharmusa.com.
William Nazzaro. EDC Associate, eClinical-EDC, Novo Nordisk Inc., Princeton, N.J.; Novo Nordisk is a healthcare company and a world leader in diabetes care. For more information, visit novonordisk.com.
Darcy Ross. Producer, Multimedia Production and Communications, Goble & Associates, Chicago; Goble is a full-service healthcare advertising agency. For more information, vist goble.com.
Martin D. Sargent, CBET. Director, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, Aspyra Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.; Aspyra is a clinical information and diagnostic systems solutions vendor. For more information, visit aspyra.com.
Kevin Szogas. Strategic Director, Physician Communications, S&R Communications Group, Durham, N.C.; S&R is a full-service healthcare communications agency. For more information, visit srcomgroup.com.
Susan Torroella. CEO, Columbia MedCom Group, Columbia, Md.; Columbia MedCom is an employee-owned medical communications firm. For more information, visit columbiamedcomgroup.com.
John Whyte, M.D., MPH. VP, Continuing Medical Education, Discovery Health Channel, Silver Spring, Md.; Discovery Health Medical Education develops content for healthcare professionals. For more information, visit discovery.com.