These high-potential women, who represent all facets and disciplines of the life-sciences industry, are being recognized by HBA CORPORATE PARTNER companies for:
Significantly contributing to their organizations.
Exemplifying true leadership and acting as a role model for others.
Assisting those in subordinate or peer positions and being a team player.
Exhibiting dedication to the healthcare industry.
Being a shining example of “top talent” in their organizations.
The 2014 HBA Rising Stars define the traits that make a great leader and outline the qualities they believe are the most important for good leadership.
Joyce Acbay, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs, Actelion Pharmaceuticals
Lorrie Albinson, Associate Director, Sales Training and Development, Actavis Brand Sale, Actavis
Meg Alexander, Team Leader, Chandler Chicco Companies
Daphne Andritsos Calderon, Senior Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright
Jamee Ashmon, Manager, HR, UCB Inc.
Christine Baeder, Senior Director Customer Operations, Teva Pharmaceuticals
Bridget Bagnato, Senior Global Marketing Manager, Becton Dickinson
Sarah-Jane Barker, VP, Market Access Strategy, Grey Healthcare Group
Phyllis Barkman Ferrell, Global Brand Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Team, Eli Lilly and Company
Elizabeth Barron, Media Director, CMI/Compas
Marian Belsack, Country Business Manager BeNeLux, BD Diabetes Care, Becton Dickinson
Carol Bendig, Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Global Pricing & Contracting, Publicis Touchpoint Solutions Inc.
Adriana Blanco, Director Diabetes Education program West Area, Novo Nordisk
Kate Brancaleone, Senior Account Director, PDI Inc.
Harriet Burrows, Manager, Life Sciences- Customer EY – Europe
Amy Butler, VP, Global Marketing and eBusiness, Life Science Solutions, Thermo Fisher Life Sciences Solutions
Christine Bynarowicz, Senior Manager Direct Sourcing, Covidien
Marie-Caroline Chauvet, Partner, Insigniam
Nancy Cheesman, Market Segment Director, Integrated Hospital Systems East, Bayer Healthcare LLC
Dorothy Chin, VP, Associate Creative Director, McCann Regan Campbell Ward
Deborah Ciauro, VP, Creative Director, Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
Tamara Cibenko, Principal, Deloitte Digital, Deloitte
Laney Cohen Landsman, Assistant VP, Makovsky
Jemma Contreras, Director, Campbell Alliance
Mayah Curtis, Engagement Manager, IMS Health
Kalynn Davies, VP, Strategic Planning, McCann Torre Lazur
Silvia De Dominicis, EMEA Marketing Director, Biosurgery, Johnson & Johnson
Eleanor de Groot, Ph.D., VP, Technical Affairs, Helsinn Therapeutics (U.S.) Inc.
Shontelle Dodson, Senior Director, HECOR Medical Affairs, Astellas
Jeannine Doumar, VP, Associate Creative Director, GSW
Gianine Esposito, Director, Human Resources, Shionogi Inc.
Brenda Eustace, Ph.D., Associate Director, Oncology and Neuro, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Toya Evans, Senior Director of Prospective Advantage, Inovalon Inc.
Kristin Fink, VP, Cardiovascular & Specialty Care Customer Engagement, Sanofi US
Julie Fitzgerald, Marketing Director, Duopa, AbbVie
Sonia Flynn, Senior Program Manager, PSKW LLC
Lori Friedman, Ph.D., Senior Director, Translational Oncology, Genentech Research and Early Development, Genentech
Josephine Fubara, Ph.D., Senior Director, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, Global R&D Gastrointestinal Franchise Lead, Pfizer
Susan Gagne, VP, M&A and Integration, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Meredith Hans Moore, Group Manager, Research & Development, DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Michaela Herdick, Senior Director, Head Global Business Operations, Merck Serono, GCO EMDSerono
Karen Hofmann, Associate Principal, Cognizant Analytics, Cognizant
Pamela Holland, Managing Director, Life Sciences, YourEncore Inc.
Sara Hyzer, Senior Manager, PwC
Heida Jonsson, VP, Director of Project Management, Flashpoint Medica
Erika Jurrens, Director of Strategic Intelligence, North America, GlaxoSmithKline
Reshema Kemps-Polanco, Senior Product Director, CML Brand Marketing, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Helene Klaassens, Director, Market Research-Oncology, Daiichi Sankyo
Rachel Kreppel, Assistant General Counsel, Purdue Pharma LP
Binita Kwankin, Global Regulatory Affairs Development Head for Cardiovascular, Metabolic, General Medicine, and CNS Therapeutic Areas, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Rebecca Lakata, Director, Global Medical Affairs, Merck & Co. Inc.
Deborah Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Medical Director, Clinical Research, Lundbeck LLC
Yuling Li, R&D Fellow, MedImmune
Karin Locovare, VP, Group Account Director, JUICE Pharma Worldwide
Michelle Marlborough, VP, Product Strategy, Medidata Solutions
Carmela Mascio, Senior Research Associate II, Cubist Pharmaceuticals
Marie McDonald, Senior Director, Consulting, Quintiles
Amanda Mott, Executive Business Director, Sales, AstraZeneca
Rosa Notaroberto, Senior Director, Commercial Operations, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company
Denise Palma, Senior VP, Associate Creative Director, Art, The CementBloc
Karen Patel, Operations Director, Cegedim
Harriet Perdikaris-Reynolds, Senior VP, Management Supervisor, LLNS Inc.
Annette Powers, Pharm.D., Senior Director, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Eisai Inc.
Julie Priddle, Director, New Business, Palio+Ignite
Jill Schaaf, Global Franchise Head, Chronic Care, Baxter-Gambro Renal, Baxter Healthcare
Keyuri Shah, Senior Manager, Commercial Advisory Services, EY
Pearl Siew, VP and Head, IP US, Sandoz
Denise Strauss, Executive Director, Managed Markets Marketing, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Carole Streicher, Partner, Life Sciences Advisory, KPMG
Katherine Stultz, Executive Director, Project Leadership, Celgene
Eden Sulzer, Director, Marketing, Cardinal Health
Maureen Svoboda, Associate Partner, Healthcare, Rosetta
LaWanda Thompson, Senior Director, Pfizer
Christine Tobias, Executive Director Operations, Quest Diagnostics Inc.
Katherine Truppi, Director, US Hip Marketing, Stryker
Amy Tsang, Senior Director, Professional Services, Symphony Health Solutions
Collie Turner, Director, Solutions Design, Epocrates, an athenahealth company
Jennifer Valentine, Regional Sales Director, Shire Pharmaceuticals
Diane Vinch, Senior VP, Brand Chemist, Sudler & Hennessey
Judy Wai, Executive Director Tax, Amgen Inc.
Andrea Wainer, Divisional VP, General Manager, Abbott Animal Health, Abbott
Claudia Wernick, Associate General Counsel & Vice President, Publicis Healthcare Communications Group
Elizabeth Yi, Associate Partner, Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs, CDM New York
Noriko Yokoi, Ph.D., Executive VP, Director of Strategic Planning, H4B Chelsea
Terri Young, Executive Director, Multi-Channel Management Partners, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Katia Zalkind, Director, Medical Writing, Health and Wellness Partners
Jennifer Zinn, VP, Strategic Affairs, Roche Diagnostics North America