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Our Issue On Healthcare Public Relations

Our annual healthcare PR issue provides the latest insights into public relations for the healthcare industry. Don’t forget to check out our rankings of the top agencies specializing in healthcare PR >>

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5W Public Relations

299 Park Ave., 10th flr.
New York, NY 10171
[email protected]

Ronn D. Torossian, Founder & CEO
Dara A. Busch & Matthew Caiola, Presidents

Since 2003, New York City-based 5W Public Relations (5WPR) has worked with widely known and emerging brands, corporations, and high-profile individuals. Our practice areas include Consumer Products & Brands, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Beauty, Apparel & Accessories, Home & Housewares, Parenting & Baby, Travel & Hospitality, Entertainment & Sports, Corporate, B2B Technology, B2C Technology, Public Affairs & Government Relations, Nonprofit, Crisis Communications, Events, and Digital Marketing including Social Media, Influencer Relations and Search Engine Optimization. We have a 360-degree approach to PR, social media, branding, and digital marketing that delivers game-changing results for our clients.

Our 200+ tenacious and creative communications practitioners develop and execute leading edge campaigns that connect our clients with their target audiences in memorable ways. Every aspect of our programs are designed to impact our clients’ bottom line, bringing leading businesses a resourceful, bold, and results-driven approach to communication.

5WPR’s diverse client experience includes GNC, Sparkling ICE, It’s a 10 haircare, jane iredale, Payless, Prinics Co. (Kodak), Lifestyles, Topps, Welch’s Fruit Snacks, Procter & Gamble, SodaStream, SAP, Axiom Space, CoinFlip, VIZIO, Samsung, Webull, Therabody, Integral Ad Science and Zeta Global, among others. Our innovative programs have received recognition and we have won many awards, including PR Agency of the Year, PR Campaign of the Year, Product Launch of the Year, and Business to Business Program of the Year.

The Bliss Group
Member of The Next Practice

500 5th Avenue, Suite 1640
New York, NY 10110
Fax: 212/840-1663
Bob Pearson, CEO
Cortney Stapleton, Michael Roth, Mng. Partners
Alexis Odesser, Sr. VP, Head of Acct. Excellence
Greg Hassel, Sr. VP, co-Leader of Fin’l Svcs. Practice
Julia Bloch Mellon, Sr. VP, co-Leader of Fin’l Svcs. Practice
Keri Toomey, Sr. VP, Leader of Business & Prof. Svcs. Practice
Liz DeForest, Sr. VP, co-Leader of Healthcare Practice
Reed Handley, Sr. VP, Head of Growth
Miles Hill, Sr. VP, Business & Professional Svcs. Practice
Sally Slater, Sr. VP, Head of Innovation
Megan Tuck, VP, Leader of Corporate Affairs
Erin Harrison, VP, Business & Professional Svcs. Practice
Lauren Hendrickson, VP, Business & Professional Svcs. Practice
Courtland Long, VP, Healthcare Practice
Janice Miller, VP Healthcare Practice

At Bliss, we know that every client has its own DNA—a unique culture and approach to working with its core constituencies and delivering critical messages in its own way. Bliss works directly with C-suite, marketing, medical and communications executives to cut to the heart of the matter. We gain alignment on their aspirations, identify solutions to create measurable behavior change for critical stakeholders and deliver tangible results. Our clients trust Bliss as a long-term partner to set a strategic communications path and execute new, creative ways to address their business challenges in this increasingly complex healthcare economy. Our team understands how the infrastructure of healthcare works. Improving the business of health contributes to improving outcomes for patients and the efficiency for providers. We combine this expertise with decades of experience in launching new drugs, devices and diagnostics. The result we pursue is simple. Better health outcomes for all.

Boardroom Communications Inc.

1776 No. Pine Island Rd., #320
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33322
[email protected]

Boardroom Communications (BoardroomPR) is a full-service public relations and integrated marketing agency, leveraging the skills of our staff of journalists, PR and marketing professionals and multimedia specialists to provide visibility across numerous platforms. Our creative solutions increase awareness and understanding, establish credibility and ultimately improve the brands and businesses of the healthcare companies and brands we have served for three decades.

Representative healthcare clients include hospital systems, physicians practices, surgery and imaging centers, ACOs, physician networks, nursing homes and ALFs, medical societies, surgical device and software companies.

With offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Tampa and Naples, we’ve got Florida covered for you.


Serving 15 locations, including: San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Austin.
[email protected]

Chris Boehlke, Curtis Sparrer, Tom Carpenter, Principals
Tricia Heinrich, Chief Content Officer

Hey! Yeah, you, the person reading this.

Is it us, or do all these agency descriptions sound alike?

“We’re an integrated global communications and marketing agency that BLAH, BLAH, BLAH.”

That’s not the kind of thinking that’s going to get you noticed.

Yet, the industry has noticed Bospar for our work in tech PR.

Forbes named us one of the best PR agencies of 2021.

PRovoke named us their innovator of the year for 2021.

PRWeek named Bospar its “Outstanding Boutique Agency of the Year” for two years in a row.

PRNews included Bospar on its Agency Elite Top 100 list.

Bospar is a team of hard-driving tech PR professionals with purpose and relentless joy for what we do. We are comprised of former journalists from social and traditional media and marketing, influencer, financial, SEO and public affairs experts. As a team, we get smart on contact, build relationships and launch PR campaigns, grounded in strategy and infused with creativity.

If you want to get known fast, accelerate adoption, or drive impact, Bospar exceeds all expectations.

With breakthrough coverage and visibility, simply put: our clients speed ahead—no “BLAH, BLAH, BLAH” about it!


750 N. San Vicente Blvd., Suite 800
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Hal Dash, CEO, Principal
Steve Bullock, CFO, Principal
Trevor Daley, President
Brandon Stephenson, Chief Strategic Officer
Marc Mitchell and Amy Rosenfeld, VPs

With more than 30 years of healthcare experience, achieving your public affairs, public policy and public relations goals is made easier with Cerrell. We are your established and respected partner in successfully navigating you through the complexities of the industry and the unsteady waters of public perception. We connect our clients to the stakeholders they need to engage and mobilize, helping them lift up and positively impact the communities they serve. We manage advocacy coalitions to impact legislation at all levels of government and guide our clients through crises to protect their brand.

Cerrell shares our clients’ commitment to making people healthier and communities stronger. Our team of experts works with organizations across the healthcare spectrum to develop winning strategies and innovative solutions to tackle complex problems. As the healthcare industry evolves at an increasingly rapid pace, Cerrell continues to deliver results for some of the nation’s largest healthcare organizations, including Providence Health, Dignity/CommonSpirit, PhRMA and Biocom.

Healthcare related expertise includes: crisis communications and issues management, public relations, community outreach, lobbying support, government relations and labor issue management.

CG Life

657 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60661
[email protected]

Erik Clausen, Managing Partner
Steve Johnson, Managing Partner

Propelled by science since 2003, CG Life creates smart marketing and communications strategies to advance life science and medicine. Operating from offices in Chicago, San Diego, Denver and Philadelphia, our integrated agency combines inspirational creative, insightful content, clever communications, and digital platforms to elevate healthcare brands.

Our experience is deep and broad across disease and research areas and the full care continuum, from biopharma and therapeutics to genomics and gene and cell therapies to medical devices and diagnostics. The team is stacked with scientific, marketing and content marketing experts, including Ph.D.s, former journalists and highly experienced life science and healthcare marketers.

At our core, we are storytellers who share a passion for translating science and healthcare to impact people, business and humanity. We can do it all—from strategy to activation with tools like campaign development, social media, content, public relations, organic and paid search, marketing automation—or work in one focused area.

We’ve helped clients on the leading edge of science and healthcare think through some of the toughest communication challenges and create compelling stories. They’ve put a lot of faith in us. And you can too.

Coyne Public Relations

5 Wood Hollow Road
Parsippany, NJ 07054

1400 Broadway
36th and 37th Floors
New York, NY 10018

Kelly Dencker, Exec. VP, Dir. of Healthcare
[email protected]
Kevin Lamb, Senior VP
[email protected]
Linda Bernstein Jasper, Senior VP
[email protected]

The opioid epidemic is the deadliest drug crisis in U.S. history, killing 130+ Americans daily. While the epidemic continues to dominate headlines, the conversation neglects to address the surgical gateway to addiction and dependence. Pacira and Coyne PR set out to find real people with real stories who humanize this issue. The result was a moving documentary, GATEWAY, which looks at how overprescribing of opioids can lead to downstream consequences.The opioid epidemic is the deadliest drug crisis in U.S. history, killing 130+ Americans daily. While the epidemic continues to dominate headlines, the conversation neglects to address the surgical gateway to addiction and dependence. Pacira and Coyne PR set out to find real people with real stories who humanize this issue. The result was a moving documentary, GATEWAY, which looks at how overprescribing of opioids can lead to downstream consequences.

There is nothing more precious in life than health. And there is perhaps nothing more personally rewarding than helping someone in need. Parents, caregivers, volunteers, medical professionals, researchers, advocates—they all share a common purpose: to help people. We embrace that purpose and believe we can make a difference by connecting people in need to a treatment, service, or solution that in some way helps improve their life.

In partnership with our clients, we embrace the opportunity to change lives by guiding health journeys through information, insights and inspiration. Data tells you what’s happening, stories tell you why it matters. Insights inform new conversations, frame new perspectives, and inspire people to think differently. Storytelling brings them to life through compelling narratives and inspirational tales of triumph that turn data and content into meaningful connections. That’s why we get up in the morning.

Because when it comes to health, everything else comes second.


705 Melvin Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401

Raymond Crosby, President
Denise Aube, Executive Vice President, Healthcare Practice Leader
Joel Machak, Exec. Creative Director

Crosby’s health practice leaders: Joel Machak, Executive Creative Director; Denise Aube, EVP, Health Practice Leader; Raymond Crosby, President & CEO.Crosby’s health practice leaders: Joel Machak, Executive Creative Director; Denise Aube, EVP, Health Practice Leader; Raymond Crosby, President & CEO.

For more than 40 years, Crosby has helped healthcare clients Inspire Actions That Matter™ —actions that positively impact people’s lives and contribute to the greater good—while building their brands and business.

Crosby’s Healthcare Practice serves hospitals and health systems, health plans, physician groups, technology and service providers, seniors housing, health advocacy groups and federal government agencies.

Services include marketing research and planning, brand development, experience design, public relations, social media, partner and community mobilization, digital marketing and web development, multicultural outreach, PSAs, and behavior-change campaigns.

Clients include the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont,  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Kaiser Permanente,, RefuahHealth, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, United Urology, and Veterans Health Administration.

Crosby ranks among the top health communications agencies in the country and is a member of the PR Council, American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As), and the Diversity Action Alliance. The firm has offices in Maryland’s capital of Annapolis and in Washington, D.C. To see case studies and capabilities, visit


100 Congress Avenue, Suite 2000
Austin, TX 78701
[email protected]

Since 2008, Crosswind Media & Public Relations has helped healthcare leaders across the country stay at the forefront of conversations that matter. As a full-service communications and public relations agency, our experts bring decades of experience to brand enrichment, effective messaging and compelling public dialogue. We use our innovative approach in public relations, traditional and digital media, research, brand enrichment and marketing to develop fully integrated and multi-channel campaigns that make a difference. We believe in fashioning purposeful and impactful conversations that build pathways to success for more people, more often.


250 Hudson St., 16th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Fax: 212/704-0117

Courtney Gray Haupt, U.S. Health Chair, [email protected]

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead, act with certainty and earn the lasting trust of their stakeholders. We develop powerful ideas and tell magnetic stories that move at the speed of news, make an immediate impact, transform culture and spark movements.

Once considered the business of patients, physicians, pharmaceutical companies and hospitals, health is now everyone’s business. This is a responsibility and an opportunity that applies to individuals, organizations and societies alike. Health is beyond purely physical. It’s everything from self-care to prevention, diagnosis to treatment, caregiving to cure. It must be inclusive and representative.

At Edelman Health, we believe trust makes the difference at every touchpoint—it brings science to life, drives health technology adoption, fuels the health of real people and is essential to fix the broken parts of our healthcare ecosystem. Our goal is to help our clients confidently rise to the challenges of our changing world. We counsel our clients to embrace the new demands of a wider set of stakeholders—and to act boldly to earn and keep their trust. For more information, visit

Finn Partners

301 East 57th Street
New York, NY 10022
Twitter @FinnPartners
Instagram @FinnPartners
LinkedIn @FinnPartners

Kristie Kuhl, JD, Mng. Partner/Global Health Practice Leader
Chantal Bowman-Boyles, Mng. Partner/ London
Cathy Chon, Mng. Partner/ Hong Kong
Marie-Helene Coste, Sen. Partner/ Paris
Nicole Cottrill, Sen. Partner/ Nashville
Beth Friedman, Sen. Partner/ Atlanta
Joe Foster, Partner/ West Coast
Richard Hatzfeld, Senior Partner/ D.C.
Glenn Jasper, Mng. Partner/ Jerusalem
Fern Lazar, Mng. Partner/ Lazar/FINN/New York
Ritesh Patel, Senior Partner/ New York
Arielle Bernstein Pinsof, Partner/ Chicago
Tom Jones, Sen. Partner/ NY Health & U.S. Biopharma
Mina Volovitch, Sen. Partner/ Paris
Rebecca Warren, Partner/ Nashville
Gil Bashe, Mang. Partner/ Global Health Chair

Finn Partners champions health innovation, helping clients navigate payer, provider, patient advocacy, health policy and product innovation ecosystems. Since our founding, a decade ago, FINN has grown steadily. With more than $120 million in fees, and some 1,000 collaborative team members working from 23 offices across three continents, we’re now one of the world’s largest agencies.

Named “Healthcare Agency of the Year” by PRovoke and health-sector trade group HITMC, FINN demonstrates extraordinary service and value through product communications, thought-leader-ship, investor relations, issues management, key opinion leader engagement, clinical-trial recruitment and traditional and digital media support. Our more than 170 health clients include innovators and game-changers from across the health industry, including several top-20 pharmaceutical companies, some of the nation’s largest hospitals and payer systems, and many of the world’s boldest companies in artificial intelligence, health/technology, and medical devices. From medical innovations to breakthrough health/tech to services that improve care, our clients are united in their focus on the most important part of the health system: the patient.

Across the health ecosystem, FINN is best known for its work in changing the lives of people with pressing health challenges. Whether we are introducing new medicines and technologies that improve and extend life, uniting patient communities by way of digital platforms, or raising awareness of illnesses and how they can be better managed, FINN engages with our client partners on the products and ideas that have the power to transform people’s lives.


112 East Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Rick French, Chairman & CEO
David Gwyn, President / Principal
Natalie Best, Chief Operating Officer / Principal

Founded in 1997, French/West/Vaughan (FWV) is the Southeast’s leading public relations, public affairs, advertising and digital media agency, a distinction it has held since 2001. 

FWV’s category acumen includes private and clinical practices, research labs, health IT companies, laboratory and medical device manufacturers, drug development firms, weight loss centers, medical schools and large pharmaceutical manufacturers. The agency specializes in helping its healthcare clients increase brand awareness among key decision makers for their product lines and services through targeted media outreach, advocacy marketing campaigns, public affairs, special events, trade show support, emerging media applications and crisis communications.

FWV’s healthcare and medical marketing experience includes work done on behalf of: Istari Oncology, Locus Biosciences, Quest Diagnostics, Avmacol,  the V Foundation for Cancer Research, O2 Fitness, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Isagenix, New Hope Fertility Center, bioMérieux, Structure House, Wellspring, University of North Carolina Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy, Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine, A4 Health Systems, Cardinal Health, CeNeRx, Foresight, MDeverywhere, Medcryption, Proctor & Gamble (Prilosec), Southtech, Sterling Healthcare and WakeMed.

In addition to its diverse range of healthcare and medical marketing clients, FWV’s passionate team of expert storytellers works with many of the world’s leading companies and brands, including Wrangler, ABB, Proximo, Melitta, Volvo Trucks North America and the N.C. Department of Transportation, just to name a few.

Among FWV’s operating divisions are: FWV Fetching, a pet and veterinary PR and marketing agency; AMP3 PR, a fashion, beauty, luxury and lifestyle PR firm based in New York City; CGPR, an active lifestyle, outdoor, ski, fashion, technology and travel PR and consumer brand marketing agency based in Greater Boston; and Prix Productions, the company’s long-form content feature and documentary film division, with offices in Raleigh and L.A. FWV employs more than 130 public relations, public affairs, social media, advertising and digital marketing experts between its Raleigh, N.C., headquarters and other offices around the country.

FTI Consulting Strategic Communications

88 Pine Street, 32nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Mark McCall, Global Segment Leader

C-suites, boards of directors, and business leaders from around the world come to FTI Strategic Communications with their most complex, business-critical issues that require diverse skill sets and integrated disciplines. As part of a global business advisory firm, we help these organizations manage change, mitigate risk and enhance their market position by combining decades of deep subject matter expertise with functional and disciplinary experience.

Our financial communications professionals serve as trusted advisors to management teams on a range of capital markets events as well as other stakeholder issues throughout the corporate life-cycle. We help clients navigate their most pressing challenges and opportunities around M&A, IPOs, restructuring, capital raising, corporate governance, ESG strategy, proxy fights, and shareholder activism. Our integrated capabilities in financial communications, corporate reputation and public affairs help clients protect and drive business value.

G&S Business Communications

111 West 33rd Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
[email protected]

Additional locations: Raleigh, NC & Chicago, IL

Luke Lambert, President & CEO
Ron Loch, COO
Steve Halsey, Chief Growth Officer
Seth Niessen, Controller
Anne Green, Managing Director, Business Consulting
Brian Hall, Managing Director, Chicago
Doug Hampel, Managing Director, Client Service
Caryn Caratelli, Managing Director, Client Service
Stephanie Moore, Managing Director, Client Service
Kate Threewitts, Managing Director, Human Resources

G&S Business Communications helps innovative companies change the world. Our Healthcare practice is powered by critical thinkers who have mastered the media landscape and are able to tell powerful stories that address specific issues in the industry. Our team meets each client at the intersection of business and communications. We have a distinct focus on healthcare systems, non-profit, medical technology and healthcare organizational communications.

Our strategies help B2B clients meet their business goals, and our work produces meaningful results that move markets. Our commitment to measurement ensures that we are constantly learning and improving to make programs better.
Our mission is to inspire people to take action, and our vision is to fuel transformation, resulting in business growth for our clients.

GCI Health

200 Fifth Ave., 7th Floor
New York, NY 10010
[email protected]

Kristin Cahill, CEO

GCI Health is a global integrated communications agency Inspired by People. We ground our approach to communications in looking at all stakeholders—patients, caregivers, healthcare providers, policymakers, reporters and payers—as people with distinct perspectives that shape how they think and act. As a result, we craft compelling communications strategies and creative campaigns that resonate with people and deliver tangible results to our clients. Our culture is catalyzed by the belief that people should be as successful in their personal lives as they are in their professional ones. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Watertown, MA
[email protected]
Twitter: @GreenoughPR
Facebook: GreenoughCommunications 

Phil Greenough, Founder & CEO
Ben Godley, President
Scott Bauman, EVP & General Manager 

Greenough is a brand strategy agency that builds integrated PR and marketing storytelling platforms for healthcare and life sciences leaders, from hospitals and health systems to health information technology (HIT), medical device, diagnostic and therapeutic companies. Through constant and strategic interaction with health leaders, physicians, technology experts, regulators, policy makers and, of course, patients, our team connects clients’ brand strategies and stories to new opportunities and enduring market leadership. 

Whether we’re engaged with a hospital launching a new specialty, a HIT provider advancing telemedicine, or a diagnostic company thrust into the raging COVID-19 pandemic, we are expert at identifying what moves audiences and then reaching them with integrated PR and marketing services. We also understand that context matters, and our team closely tracks the evolving technology, science, policy and societal issues that shape how healthcare and life sciences brands are perceived, enabling us to develop cutting-edge strategies to effectively influence audiences across earned, owned and paid media channels and do so with measurable business impact.

Hager Sharp

1030 15th Street, NW, Suite 600E
Washington DC 20005
202/842-3600; 202/842-4032

Jennifer Wayman, MHS, President & CEO

At Hager Sharp, we have dedicated nearly 50 years to creating strategic communications and social marketing initiatives for organizations that are committed to fighting for equity in education, improving the health of people and communities, and empowering vulnerable populations. We are a full-service, integrated marketing and communications firm with deep expertise in public health, disease prevention, health promotion, and behavior change strategies. As an employee-owned small business, we have provided communications leadership across a wide range of health issues, including COVID-19, chronic and infectious diseases, cancer, vaccine promotion, genetic diseases, environmental health, women’s health, food safety and nutrition, and substance abuse prevention. Hager Sharp’s strategists, researchers, creative specialists, media experts, and public health professionals bring award-winning, research-driven, behavior-changing health communications services and social marketing campaigns to life. Our focus is, and always will be, working with mission-driven institutions, businesses, foundations, and nonprofits to create and execute ideas that make a difference.

The Hoyt Organization, Inc.

2370 Carson Street, Suite 265
Torrance, CA 90505
[email protected]

Leeza L. Hoyt, APR, President
Kent Barrett, Vice President

As a full service strategic public relations and integrated communications agency, The Hoyt Organization (THO) creates strategically designed programs to meet the goals of its clients. The firm is known for its deep bench of knowledge in real estate, architecture, construction, technology, healthcare and the consumer lifestyle markets. In addition, as the Los Angeles area partner of the Public Relations Global Network, (PRGN) the firm has global partners in more than 50 cities around the world.

Specialized services include brand awareness programs, media relations, influencer outreach, social media, digital media, content generation programs, media training and crisis communications.

With more than 25+ years in the industry, the agency received more than 110 awards and was named as one of the top agencies in the US by Forbes in 2020.

Representative Healthcare Clients have included: Aesthetica Medical Spa, Charles Drew University, Medical Asset Management, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Kenneth Kim (COVID testing), Health Ultimate Global, Heartfulness Institute, New Vista Behavioral Health, Niznik Behavioral Health, PatientPop, Pinnacle Treatment Centers, South Bay Independent Physicians, Inc., Mission Hospital, Veterans Administration San Jose, Mobile, Lubbock, Shanghai Pudong Hospital and Lackland Reid Medical Clinic.


One World Trade Center, Floor 68
New York, NY 10007

Grace Leong, CEO
Jonathan Lyon, Partner
Gigi García Russo, Partner

Contact: [email protected]
Samara Farber Mormar, Executive Vice President, Business Development

To generate coverage for the new claim that LISTERINE can help prevent oral diseases for people living with diabetes, HUNTER enlisted a credentialed physician, Dr. Lauren Powell, to serve as a brand advocate.To generate coverage for the new claim that LISTERINE can help prevent oral diseases for people living with diabetes, HUNTER enlisted a credentialed physician, Dr. Lauren Powell, to serve as a brand advocate. Dr. Powell authored a series of sponsored articles on Diabetes Self-Management and Next Avenue, explaining LISTERINE essentiality to target consumers where they are seeking relevant information.

HUNTER is an award-winning consumer marketing communications firm with primary offices in New York, Los Angeles and London and a footprint across North America. Beginning with research-driven consumer insights, HUNTER executes strategic, integrated programs that build brand equity, increase engagement, and drive measurable business results for OTC products and healthcare services.

Today more than ever, consumers’ mindsets about overall wellness have shifted and they are focused on finding ways to prioritize their health. Our HUNTER: Health and Wellness team is on a mission to ensure that consumers find brands and products that help them live healthier, happier lives. By collaborating with experts, media properties, influential voices, and target-right partners, we ensure that brand messages get to the right audience in the places consumers are looking for wellness information. HUNTER employs a powerful blend of marketing solutions including strategic planning, social and digital media, talent and influencer engagement, media relations, experiential, multicultural, and content creation and distribution for all platforms and channels.

In partnership with some of the world’s most respected consumer health companies and retailers including Johnson & Johnson, Church & Dwight, Reckitt and The Vitamin Shoppe, HUNTER’s work has covered the medicine cabinet from oral care, allergy, sanitary protection, pain and pregnancy, to digestive health, vitamins, supplements, weight-loss and heart health.

ICR Westwicke

761 Main Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851
[email protected]

ICR Westwicke, the healthcare division of ICR, has established itself as one of the leading providers of integrated Public Relations, Investor Relations and related services for healthcare companies. ICR Westwicke’s healthcare practice works with more than 150 clients across life sciences, medical device/diagnostics, services and healthcare IT. With complementary services in digital branding, capital markets advisory, IPO advisory, crisis communication and corporate governance advisory, ICR Westwicke offers a full suite of strategic communications and advisory services for startups and mature public companies alike.  Whether the emphasis is on corporate, scientific and marketing communications,  patient education and advocacy, preparing for an IPO or raising additional capital, we understand that every client is different, and so too, is their story. With an innate understanding of the many complex dynamics and influencers within the healthcare ecosystem and a clear lens on the financial impact of all communications, ICR Westwicke takes a hands-on approach to understand both the science and the sentiment behind your business, ensuring that your message goes beyond simple clarity to resonate and make a lasting impression with the audiences that matter most.

imre Health

210 W. Pennsylvania Ave., 7th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21204
[email protected]

Dave Imre, Partner & CEO
Mark Eber, Partner & President
Crystalyn Stuart, Partner & President, Innovators
Jeff Smokler, Partner & President, imre Health

At imre Health, we believe that taking a moment to listen can change everything. That means practicing empathy and compassion in our interactions with patients, physicians—and our clients—in ways that keep people at the center of our programs while challenging the conventions of traditional life sciences marketing.

By emphasizing these values alongside services that span creative, brand strategy & insights, medical & scientific affairs, analytics and activation strategy (social media, digital marketing and earned communications), our 210+ employees are able to deliver imaginative orchestrated ideas for the pharmaceutical and biotech brands of tomorrow.

imre Health is a fiercely independent, LGBTQ-founded agency working with many of the world’s leading life science brands across Alexion Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca, BioCryst, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and ViiV Healthcare, among others. To learn more, please visit:

Jackson Spalding

1100 Peachtree St., Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30309
[email protected]

Chowning Aguilera, Healthcare Practice Lead
Glen Jackson, Co-founder
Brian Brodrick, Partner

Jackson Spalding’s team of thinkers, creators and achievers creates breakthrough results for brands seeking measurable audience attention, affinity and action. Founded in 1995 on the premise that there was a better way to serve our clients, people and communities, our vision is to be the most trusted and respected agency in our industry.

We are uniquely positioned to propel healthcare clients in driving meaningful connections with audiences, from patients to members of the C-suite, based on our team’s in-depth dedicated healthcare expertise that is bolstered by boundary-pushing consumer marketing and communications strategies learned from our experience in other industries. Our roster of healthcare brands spans the full healthcare continuum from provider and health systems to public health, research and HIT.

We are proudly independently owned and work from coast-to-coast with leading brands, exceptional organizations and people that inspire us every day. To learn more about how we achieve excellence for our clients, visit

JPA Health

1101 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
Fax: 202/591-4020
[email protected]
Twitter: @JPAHealthComm
LinkedIn: @JPAHealthCommunications
Facebook: @JPAHealth

Carrie Jones, Principal

JPA Health works behind the scenes for many of the most innovative and rapidly growing health companies in the world. Our impressive portfolio is made up of life science, medtech and public health companies. Through our integrated model, we provide seamless public relations, marketing and advocacy services. JPA’s exclusive focus on health means that clients can count on a team with experience and perspective to deliver results. Our clients will benefit from our collaborative expertise as we synchronize insights, ideas and incredible execution for impressive results. Our approach incorporates a proprietary tool that enables us to understand how conversations take place within the health sector. JPA’s Gretel® brings together news media, organizations, and individual influencers to show precisely how they intersect, revealing insights for reaching and engaging audiences. Importantly, at JPA, we share our clients’ commitment to improving and protecting lives. This ideology inspires our work. We have global reach with offices in Washington, Boston, New York City and London.

Landis Communications

1388 Sutter St., #901
San Francisco, CA 94109
[email protected]

At LCI, “We believe in ideas that create change. We craft compelling stories. And, we communicate.” Named America’s #1 Healthcare PR Agency (Ragan’s Ace Awards) and annually listed on O’Dwyer’s list of top Bay Area agencies, San Francisco-based Landis Communications Inc. (LCI) is celebrating more than 30 years in business.

Healthcare clients include: Centre for Neuro Skills, Altais (healthcare for physicians, patients and the clinical community), Sutter Health, Frontier Medicines (biopharma), On Lok Senior Health Services, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), PRC, Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation, Brain Health Registry, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, Planned Parenthood, Crestwood Behavioral Health and more. LCI has won PRSA SF’s “Agency of the Year” and “Campaign of the Year” awards. We’ve also won two IABC Gold Quill awards, a national PRSA Silver Anvil award, numerous Bulldog Awards and have been named the #1 social media agency in the U.S. by

LGBT-owned and a certified member of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, LCI is a full-service public relations, digital marketing, social media and marketing communications agency. Our PR specialties include: healthcare, pharmaceuticals, biopharma, clinical trials, technology, biotech, consumer, environmental, consumer technology, retail, real estate, hospitality, design, B2C and B2B programs. LCI’s Promised Results© return-on-investment program provides tangible metrics addressing clients’ identified goals. Headed by President Sean Dowdall, LCI also is the San Francisco member of the Public Relations Global Network, with 50 affiliate agencies worldwide. For information:


20 Park Plaza, Suite 312
Boston, MA 02116
[email protected]

Donna L. LaVoie, Pres. & CEO
James Heins, Senior VP & Managing Director, NY Practice
Sharon Correia, EVP & Chief Strategy Officer
Ella Deych Cerminara, SVP, Finance & Chief Operations Officer

Founded in 2001, LaVoieHealthScience advances health and science innovations through strategic communications. We offer fully integrated public relations, investor relations, marketing and digital services and are ranked among the Top 30 independent healthcare communications agencies in the United States according to O’Dwyer’s 2021 public relations firm rankings. We are certified in healthcare communications compliance and serve commercial and pre-commercial clients both domestically and globally. Through our alliance with Omnicom Public Relations Group, we bring our global clients a broader set of health and science teams offering over 2,000 health experts worldwide. We are committed to serving health and science clients offering domain experience in animal science, CAR-T, rare disease, cell and gene therapy, immuno-oncology, oncology, CNS, neurodegeneration, medtech, medical devices, ophthalmology, precision medicines, RNA, autoimmune diseases, CRISPR, regenerative medicine, and lysosomal diseases. We have been in business for 20 years, have won over 50 public relations and investor relations awards, developed over 325 communications plans, and have doubled the size of the agency since 2017.

Lovell Communications Inc.

Nashville, TN 37203
Twitter: LovellComm
Facebook: LovellCommunications
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Rosemary Plorin, President and CEO
Dana Coleman, Robin Embry and
Susanne Powelson, VPs

Lovell Communications protects health care brand reputations and supports providers and the companies that serve them with award-winning communication strategy and stakeholder engagement.

For more than 30 years, Lovell Communications has served as strategic counsel and trusted partner to health care providers and suppliers across the country.

Publicly traded companies, not-for-profit systems, early-stage and mature companies draw upon our vast communications expertise to support them through phases—or just moments—when it’s crucial to persuade audiences or influence decision makers.

We help organizations optimize opportunities, manage challenges and navigate changes and crises of all size. Our in-depth, results-oriented communications strategies focus on business-to-business marketing, consumer engagement, internal communication programs and stakeholder persuasion campaigns.

We specialize in:

• Transaction Support
• Crisis Communications
• Thought Leadership
• Internal and External Communications
• Marketing Strategy

Our firm—and the talented individuals who make it remarkable—has been recognized with hundreds of national, regional and local awards over the past three decades.

M Booth Health

666 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Tim Bird, CEO
Karen Strauss, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer
Karen O’Malley, Mng. Partner, Public Affairs
Julia Jackson, Mng. Partner, Marketing Comms.
Andrew Shih, EVP, Corporate & Public Affairs
Leila Darabi, SVP, Social Impact
Tyler Pennock, SVP, Digital Strategy
Mark Westall, VP, Research & Planning
Eric Winkfield, VP, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Nickolas Vajda, Director of Finance & Operations

M Booth Health partnered with Penn State University to create its award-winning “Mask Up or Pack Up” campaign that built awareness of COVID-19 guidelines and consequences, inspired compliance, and commitment to community responsibility, and enabled the 24-campus university to limit disease spread and students learning on campus.M Booth Health partnered with Penn State University to create its award-winning “Mask Up or Pack Up” campaign that built awareness of COVID-19 guidelines and consequences, inspired compliance, and commitment to community responsibility, and enabled the 24-campus university to limit disease spread and students learning on campus.

M Booth Health offers decades of experience leading communications for important milestones in medical and pharmaceutical innovation and public health combined with the award-winning creative and digital talents of consumer PR powerhouse, M Booth. We are experts in sparking the conversations and connections that unlock better health for people around the world.

Companies and organizations turn to M Booth Health to advance care, access, and understanding; spark attention and conversation around new therapies; speed research and innovation; shape health policies; and reduce stigma to improve health outcomes.

What truly distinguishes the M Booth Health team is its track record navigating the complex commercial, policy, and advocacy environments. We established one client’s global HIV treatment access program as the gold standard; boosted the profile and currency of the leading cancer association; turned the launch of a rapid flu test into an infectious disease standout; created an engaged patient community to support a new Parkinson’s disease drug launch; and established HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis as worldwide priorities for action.

Services include research, strategic planning and analytics; creative campaign development; earned/paid media and social media strategy and engagement; content design for visual storytelling; science writing and data communications; and experiential activations.

Marketing Maven

1460 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10036
[email protected]

Los Angeles Headquarters

Lindsey Carnett, CEO & President

Marketing Maven CEO & President Lindsey Carnett.Marketing Maven CEO & President Lindsey Carnett.

With offices in Los Angeles and New York City, Marketing Maven’s combination of PR, social media, influencer marketing and market research helps provide a competitive edge to their clients. Marketing Maven helps businesses grow their revenues by developing campaigns that engage a target audience, generate sales then utilize advanced metrics to measure ROI.

Named to the 2018 and 2017 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America and Entrepreneur magazine’s 2016 Entrepreneur 360 List as one of the Most Entrepreneurial Companies in America, their services aid national marketing campaigns and product launches with reputation management, organic SEO tracking, competitive analysis reports and online product reviews to help increase revenue.

Marketing Maven is a federally recognized Native American Owned 8(a) and WOSB certified company. They are also a certified Small Business (SB) with the California Department of General Services (DGS) and a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) with the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Specialties include: Multicultural, beauty/fashion, professional services, travel/hospitality, home furnishings, financial PR/investor relations, healthcare, food & beverage, entertainment/sports, technology, environmental/public affairs clients and social media.

MCS Healthcare Public Relations

110 Allen Road, Suite 303
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
[email protected]

Joe Boyd, CEO
Eliot Harrison, President
Chad Hyett, Exec. VP
Karen Dombek and Laura de Zutter, VPs

For more than three decades, MCS has remained a constant fixture in an ever-changing media marketplace by adapting and innovating as rapidly as the science itself. As an independent specialty shop solely focused on healthcare, we think of ourselves as a swift boat among battleships: small but sturdy; nimble and reliable; and best-suited for operations that are difficult, demanding and unique.

Together, we turn strategy and creativity to action, resulting in solutions that specifically, comprehensively and robustly address your current needs.

We are experts in all facets of communications, including digital; social media; and paid, owned and earned channels. As your partners, we will bring new integrated ideas and real solutions to the table, and feel empowered to raise our hand when we have an idea on how to improve your business.

We take measurement seriously. We evaluate impact and proactively answer the questions, “so what?” and “what now?”
We are a highly collaborative bunch that believes in the pollination of ideas across all brand communications. We welcome the opportunity to partner with your creative agencies, co-marketers and cross-functional colleagues to deliver results more efficiently and with a holistic vision of the brand’s success.

Merritt Group

8251 Greensboro Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102
[email protected]

Alisa Valudes Whyte, CEO, Senior Partner
Thomas Rice, EVP, Senior Partner
John Conrad, EVP, Senior Partner
Jayson Schkloven, EVP, Senior Partner
Shahed Ahmed, SVP, Partner
Michelle Schafer, SVP, Partner

Merritt Group is an award-winning, woman-owned strategic communications agency with a dedicated focus on healthcare with locations in McLean, Virginia, San Francisco, California and North Texas. Merritt Group specializes in public relations, content creation, marketing, social media, demand and lead generation, analytics and measurement, and marketing infrastructure consulting.

Our philosophy starts with intrinsically understanding our healthcare clients’ target audiences, which leads to the development of powerful messaging and creative PR programs that drives high impact awareness, engages audiences and accelerates sales around their innovations.

We help our healthcare clients achieve their goals and meet the needs of today’s patients, providers, physicians, insurers and influencers across a complex healthcare continuum. Our team deeply understands the transformative world of healthcare. With a more consumer-driven healthcare marketplace and constant changes to the healthcare policy landscape, Merritt Group can be your sentinel to navigate how to market to your core audiences.

For more than 15 years, we have worked with leading and emerging healthcare brands including RapidAI, Medisafe, Infermedica, GoHealth Urgent Care, Samsung Health, InnoCaption, Avizia, MedGenome and more.

Merryman Communications

318 Avenue I, Suite 227
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
[email protected]
LinkedIn: merryman-communications/mycompany
Twitter: @MerrymanComm

Betsy Merryman, President and Managing Partner
Ashley Cadle, Account Director
Joni Ramirez, Account Director

Merryman Communications is a full-service healthcare agency providing integrated marketing, communications, public relations and digital marketing, and we offer a wide range of capabilities and special expertise to ensure we have all clients’ needs covered. Our team is a passionate and diverse group of highly committed senior communications professionals possessing wide-ranging, real-world experience. Serving as an extension of our clients’ teams, we’ve worked with companies ranging from exciting healthcare start-ups to large medical technology companies. Our virtual model helps your budgets go further. Since our founding in 2010, Merryman Communications has won nine awards and managed communications surrounding 37 product launches, four mergers/acquisitions and two IPOs. We believe that the successes we deliver are due to collaborative and collective efforts of our clients and our team, and that’s what makes us Successful Together.


1101 West River Parkway, Suite 400 (Headquarters)
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Fred Lake, Senior Vice President/Health Lead

Pa/dilla is an independently operated, globally resourced public relations and communication company with offices across the United States. The agency helps clients transform by building, growing and protecting their brands and reputations worldwide through public relations, advertising, digital and social marketing, investor relations and brand strategy. Padilla includes the brand consultancy of Joe Smith, the food and nutrition experts at FoodMinds, and the research authorities at SMS Research Advisors.

Health clients include 3M, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, CommonSpirit Health, Lupus Foundation of America, Mayo Clinic, Medtronic, Purdue, Sanofi, VBI Vaccines and others.

Padilla’s Health team consists of seasoned health and science strategists spanning the health care ecosystem, specializing in:

• pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies
• device makers, vaccine manufacturers
• hospital and health systems
• insurers, payor groups
• nonprofits, government

Padilla is an AVENIR GLOBAL company and is a founding member of the Worldcom Public Relations Group, a partnership of 132 independently owned partner offices in 115 cities on six continents. Transform with purpose at

PAN Communications

255 State St., 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
[email protected]

Philip A. Nardone, Pres. & CEO
Mark Nardone, Executive VP
Elizabeth Famiglietti, Executive VP, Human Resources
Darlene Doyle, Executive VP, Client Relations
Gary Torpey, Executive VP, Finance
Gene Carozza, Dan Martin, Nikki Festa O’Brien, Meg Kessler, Senior VPs
Gareth Thomas, Managing Dir., UK

PAN Communications is a leading integrated marketing and PR agency servicing B2B tech and healthcare brands. With 25+ years of experience, PAN helps companies transform ideas into captivating stories that align to emerging, mid and late-stage growth strategies through the firm’s NXT Stage approach. Recognized as Technology Agency of the Year and Best Mid-Sized Agency to Work For, PAN has office locations in Boston, San Francisco, New York, Orlando and London, as well as a growing virtual community in the US and UK. The agency is positioned to help brands emerge in new markets and scale globally, with experience driving integrated strategy across a variety of brands like Citrix, Radial, GYANT, athenahealth, OneStream and Payoneer. PAN strives to help today’s modern marketers by integrating a combination of services to better engage with target audiences and move markets.

Connected Content — Creative Storytelling — Results that Matter!

Clients Include: 908 Devices, Absolute Software, airSlate, Amdocs, App Annie, athenahealth, Bazaarvoice, ByMiles, Cedar, Citrix, CloudBees, Definitive Healthcare, Degreed, Human, Hyperscience, Igloo, MediaMath, NTT Data, OneStream, Payoneer, PatientsLikeMe, Quanterix, Quorum Software, Radial, Rapid7,, Sailpoint, Software AG, UPS Capital, VEEAM and Waters.

Public Communications Inc.
Founding Partner of Worldcom Public Relations Group 

One E. Wacker Drive, 24th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
[email protected]

Jill Allread, APR, Fellow PRSA, CEO
Craig Pugh, APR, President
Pamela Oettel, COO/CFO

Public Communications Inc. (PCI) is team of experts passionate about healthcare and healthy communities. As we approach our agency’s 60th year, healthcare communication strategies that deliver client solutions and results remain at the core of our national, independent agency. We create communication solutions for national and international healthcare companies and associations in every sector. PCI continues to expand its environmental health expertise during increasing public interest and desire for fact-based information on climate change and its impact on human and animal health. 

Our agency consistently delivers award-winning programs and campaigns for clients ranging from advocacy organizations and medical and allied health associations to Fortune 100 corporations; healthcare technology innovators and device makers; biotechs and hospital suppliers; hospitals and health systems; service providers; accrediting agencies; and consultants. PCI also knows healthcare and association audiences first-hand. We use research to understand what makes them tick, how to reach them, and how to prompt engagement.

Healthcare represents more than half of PCI’s client work. Our clients include more than 20 medical and dental associations, start-ups looking for communications and marketing strategy and visibility, and university health systems. We launch products and manage lifecycle communications; run consumer awareness and screening programs on a turn-key basis; develop professional relations campaigns designed to draw referrals; and develop digital media strategies, campaigns and platforms including efficient online newsrooms and content-rich websites.

Many of our healthcare clients have stayed with us 10 years or more with some exceeding 20-year partnerships. Our success grows from truly listening to, and talking with, our clients. We then create solutions and deliver quality service and results that meet or exceed our clients’ goals.

Racepoint Global

46 Waltham Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Fax: 617/624-4199

8601 Six Forks Rd., #400
Raleigh, NC 27615

717 Market St., 6th flr.
San Francisco, CA 94103

3 Waterhouse Square,
138 Holborn, London EC1N 2SW
+44 (0) 208 811 2474

Larry Weber, Chief Executive Officer/Chairman
Bob Osmond, President
Phil Chadwick, CFO
Carolyn Regan, Senior VP, People

Society has always been propelled forward by technology. There is a growing expectation, however, that innovation must serve humanity—there must be a higher moral purpose than innovating only because we can.

We believe that the complex challenges we face as a global society can only be tackled by embracing creativity and innovation fueled by purpose. Every company in every category is in some way using technology to sustainably change the way we work, live and play.

At Racepoint Global (RPG), our mission is simple: We help our clients navigate and succeed in the new communications landscape by shaping the conversations that matter. We live at the intersection of conversation and innovation and we serve clients with channel-agnostic communications strategies that engage their target audiences in authentic and meaningful ways. Our work with clients establishes competitive differentiation and drives business impact. In 2021, RPG was named a PRWeek Top 100 U.S. integrated communications agency, a Top 15 U.S. Technology PR Agency by O’Dwyer’s, a PRovoke Global Top 250 agency and ranked in the Top 25 of Boston Business Journal’s Largest PR Firms in Massachusetts list.

Clients include: ACD/Labs, Atmosic Technologies, CHIPS Alliance, The Commission on the Future of Mobility, Consigli Construction, Duck Creek Technologies, eClinicalWorks, E Ink, Huawei, Infinix, MediaTek, Mythic, Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America, Qlik, RISC-V, Semtech and Tapcheck.

Real Chemistry

50 Francisco Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94133
[email protected]

Jim Weiss, Founder & CEO
Jennifer Gottlieb, Global President
Richard Neave, Chief Financial Officer

Real Chemistry (previously W2O) is a global health innovation company with an alchemic mix of nearly 1,700 people and hundreds of clients and partners working from bench to bedside to make the world a healthier place for all. Purpose-built by Jim Weiss to address modern healthcare challenges, Real Chemistry is the culmination of 20 years of intentional, fiercely independent, sustained growth.

We are committed to improving health outcomes across today’s ecosystem by partnering with companies who want to reimagine healthcare. We have built a home where the best health experts collaborate and innovate to deliver commercial, clinical and corporate solutions that put patients at the core, through data, proprietary technology and powerful creativity.

With offices across the United States and Europe, Real Chemistry believes that the way to real, transformative change is through our uncommon combination of talents, disciplines and technologies.

The Reis Group

1300 19th St., N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
[email protected]

Sharon Reis, Principal
Lauren Musiol, SVP
Stacy Skelly, VP
Beth Casteel, Peter Pearl, Sr. Counselors

Full-service communications for health, medical, science, and social issues.

The Reis Group is a small, woman-owned public relations agency specializing in health care, science, and social causes. Established in 2016, we were named Best New Agency of the Year by The Public Relations Society of America’s National Capital Chapter. We are proud to work with a wide range of clients who are committed to improving the health of our nation, including nonprofits, foundations, federal agencies, associations, health systems, corporations, and universities.

Our team of more than a dozen seasoned communications professionals has decades of experience working closely with clients as their communications partners, offering services including message testing, earned media outreach, thought leadership, issues management, and content development.

Our goal is to provide every client with the skills and capabilities of a highly specialized agency, along with the commitment and dedication of a small business.

Partial client list includes: American Gastroenterological Association, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Digestive Disease Week, Nemours Children’s Health System, National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America and Society of Interventional Radiology.


209 10th Ave. S, #214
Nashville, TN 37203
[email protected]

Revive, a Weber Shandwick Company, works with brands who lead the way in health. Founded in 2009, Revive is one of the fastest growing healthcare agencies in the industry, currently with 140 employees and offices in Nashville, Santa Barbara, Minneapolis, and Boston. Revive’s employees are pathfinders and future-builders, uncovering and creating opportunities using distinctive insights about people navigating health. Clients have included some of the top brands in the health and healthcare space, with agency services including branding, marketing, advertising, communications, media strategy and buying, issues management, and data-driven marketing and analytics. Revive has won dozens of industry awards, including Healthcare Agency of the Year in 2020 and Best Agency to Work For in North America in 2021. For more information, visit

Ruder Finn Inc.

425 E. 53rd St.
New York, NY 10022
Fax: 212/593-6397

Kathy Bloomgarden, CEO
Christie Anbar, MD, Healthcare
Kate Hardin, SVP, Corporate Healthcare
Chris Montemurro, EVP, Healthcare
Alyson O’Mahoney, EVP, Consumer Health
Peggy Walsh, CFO
Michael Schubert, CIO
Sandra Stahl, jacobstahl
Jeremy Jacob, jacobstahl

Ruder Finn is one of the world’s largest independent global communications and creative agencies. Founded in 1948, Ruder Finn has defined and refined PR for more than 70 years, shaping communications that help move industry-defining brands, companies and leaders from what’s now to what’s next. Headquartered in New York, Ruder Finn provides clients with bold communications strategies based on a global perspective and localized market knowledge to tell dynamic stories powered by new data streams and technologies. As future thinkers, Ruder Finn pushes the boundaries of innovation to facilitate genuine connections across socio-cultural boundaries, inform breakthrough scientific discoveries and create game changing leadership, all with a ‘what’s next’ mentality.

The agency is organized around four core areas of expertise: Health & Wellness, Corporate Reputation, Technology & Innovation and Consumer Connection. Specialty practices include RF Relate, RFx Studios, ICX and RF TechLab. Ruder Finn’s capabilities include expert guidance regarding corporate reputation and media counsel, healthcare communications, adoption of new technologies, content creation, C-suite thought leadership, business transformation, stakeholder engagement, financial communications, crisis and issues management, employee engagement, technology communications, digital and interactive, social media, research and analytics, community building and experiential marketing.

Ruder Finn has offices across 4 continents including the U.S., Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Wholly owned agencies within Ruder Finn Group include: Ruder Finn Inc., RLA Collective, SPI Group, Osmosis Films and jacobstahl, leading RF Bloom and Bloom Health. For more information visit


2001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Second Floor
Washington, DC 20006

675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE, Suite 223
Atlanta, GA 30308

71 South Wacker Drive, Suite 1820
Chicago, IL  60606

250 Vesey Street, Suite 2630
New York, NY 10281

Jonathan Wilson, CEO
Michelle Gross, President
Michelle Strier, Chief Strat. Officer
Rob Oquendo, Chief Innovation Officer
Justin Rubin, Chief Creative Officer
Dan Zaret, Chief Operating Officer
Andrea Sessler, Chief Human Resources Officer
Tim Goddard, President, GLOBALHealthPR

Spectrum Science’s Strategic Council at an off-site in Napa Valley, CA. From left to right: Dan Zaret, Tim Goddard, Michelle Gross, Justin Rubin, Rob Oquendo, Andrea Sessler, Jonathan Wilson and Michelle Strier.Spectrum Science’s Strategic Council at an off-site in Napa Valley, CA. From left to right: Dan Zaret, Tim Goddard, Michelle Gross, Justin Rubin, Rob Oquendo, Andrea Sessler, Jonathan Wilson and Michelle Strier.

Spectrum Science is an independent, integrated agency hyper-focused on science. As the name implies—yes, the agency took its name from Pink Floyd’s seminal album Dark Side of the Moon—our expertise spans the entire spectrum of marketing, communications and media solutions. With a focus on offering the right solution based on each client’s goals, the agency’s interwoven model integrates specialists across client service, strategy, creative and innovation to put clients at the center. Combined with our fearless scientific spirit and an unquenchable desire to go beyond the realm of the possible, we not only dream it—we do it.

As scientific communicators, we know every great breakthrough is enabled by the rigor of the scientific process and people who are experienced, curious, purposeful and driven—just like every Spectrumite. Fueled by our proprietary, strategy-first methodology, the Spectrumtific MethodSM, we deliver the indispensable ingredients to take clients across the entire health and science product lifecycle beyond the science quo.

Spectrum is taking on the world with a geographically fluid, hybrid model that allows every employee to determine when and where they work—from home, our headquarters in Washington, D.C., or offices in New York, Chicago and Atlanta. As chair of GLOBALHealthPR, the largest network of independent health and science communications agencies worldwide, we provide global reach with local market insights.

For more information, visit or follow @SpectrumScience on Twitter and Instagram.

The SPI Group, LLC

165 Passaic Ave., Suite 410
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Fax: 973/244-9193

James Koppenal, Mng. Director, Digital Comms.
Morgan Baden, Exec. VP, Comms. Strat. and Editorial
Sonali Munjal, Exec. VP, Application Development
Heather Norian, COO

The employee experience has never been more important than it is in today’s hybrid world. At SPI Group, a Ruder Finn company, we manage every aspect of internal communications and employee engagement for a variety of clients around the world, grounded in our expertise in communications technologies and our ability to tell compelling brand stories that keep employees informed and inspired.

Whether it’s building custom digital tools (intranets, apps, gamification programs, and more) or developing pitch-perfect editorial content and thought leadership programs, our work—all complemented by an outstanding creative services team—helps businesses see how a thoughtful approach to internal communications can nurture a thriving corporate culture and convert employees into brand ambassadors.

SPI Group has been delivering smart, innovative communications solutions to enterprise clients for almost 25 years, racking up a suite of industry awards and recognition along the way. Visit us at for case studies, services, and a robust blog featuring practical tips and strategic insights for today’s communicators.


880 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10022
[email protected]

Alex Stanton, CEO
Tom Faust, Charlyn Lusk, Mng. Directors
Liam Collopy, Matt Conroy, Katrin Lieberwirth, Mike Goodwin, SVPs

Stanton works with a wide variety of emerging and established organizations across the spectrum of healthcare and life sciences, from providers and management organizations to services and insurance, senior care, treatments, and technologies. This is why growing healthcare organizations turn to Stanton. We excel at helping healthcare innovators grow their businesses by raising company profiles, building reputations and capturing mindshare.

With offices in New York and the San Francisco Bay Area, Stanton is a full-service agency that supports our clients across a variety of communications disciplines including media relations, brand messaging, content development and marketing, executive visibility, thought leadership, digital and traditional marketing, reputation & change management, executive counsel, and social media. Our senior professionals spend the majority of their time on client work, ask tough questions, challenge assumptions, and suggest bold solutions. Clients find a home at our firm because we deliver a unique blend of smart strategy, strong relationships, innovative thinking, and first-class execution that produces business-changing results.

Team Salud

100 Congress Avenue, Suite 2000
Austin, TX 78701
[email protected]

Team Salud is a diverse collaborative of seasoned marketers who have worked on numerous successful national and regional branding and communication campaigns for Fortune 500 companies and governmental and nonprofit entities. We believe that listening, using research to guide our strategies, and collaborating with the target audience and key stakeholders are fundamental pillars of success. Our extensive experience with multicultural audience segments ensures that all campaigns we produce are relevant to multicultural audiences and not translations or adaptations done as an afterthought. Team Salud is the best of the best in health communications.


NY, LA, D.C., Boston & Philadelphia
[email protected]

Glo M. Janata, JD; Pres. & CEO
Yolanda Aguilar, Global Finance Mgr. & Partner
Jason Farrell, Creative Dir., Sr. VP & Partner
Joe Gorelick, Global Creative Dir., sr. VP & Partner
Dawn Maniglia, Sr. VP & Partner, Global Media Relations
Brittany Rayburn, MS & Partner, Women’s Health & Wellness
Shafali Shah, VP & Partner, Global Ops.
Jon Tilton, Sr. VP & Partner, Digital Innovations, Public Affairs & Business Dev.

TogoRun is an award-winning, full-service strategic health care consultancy specializing in global health and well-being. Now woman-owned and independent with a legacy of more than a decade of success as a prior Omnicom global agency, we are committed to closing the health disparities gap by harnessing the power of science-based branding and messaging, corporate communications and IR strategies, commercialization and market access, data analytics, clinical development and regulatory support, digital innovation, and earned media. With an unrelenting focus on creating high-impact solutions that directly impact your triple bottom line, we occupy a unique position in the industry for clients seeking both global reach and personalized services of a specialty agency primed to provide a team of experts to meet our clients’ most complex challenges.

We focus on telling your untold story and are inspired every day by our clients who are forging breakthroughs in science and the status quo. We live the values—Courage, Commitment, Creativity, Craftsmanship, and Community—of our namesake Togo, a 12-year-old, undersized sled dog who saved an Alaskan village from a diphtheria outbreak in 1925 thanks to his unrivaled speed, unbounded energy, and uncanny navigation over uncharted territory to deliver a life-saving vaccine.

We know there is nothing more powerful than unleashing an untold story that moves people and communities to think and act differently. Uncovering and telling these stories across multi-media channels via insight-driven creative is our specialty. Uncharted territory doesn’t scare our clients and it doesn’t scare us. Together, we are strong and determined to beat the odds, go the extra mile, enhance and save lives, and, ultimately, make the world a healthier, happier, and more beautiful place.

Clients Include: Adaptive Testing Technologies, Candesant Biomedical, Conservation Legacy, EOM Pharmaceuticals, Inovio, Jaquar Health, Mission Plasticos, Napo Pharmaceuticals, Obagi, Preprogen and Pure Earth.


981 Joseph Lowery Boulevard, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30318
404/214-0722 X106 and X105
[email protected]
[email protected]

Trevelino/Keller shined a spotlight on Georgia’s COVID-19 awareness and vaccine efforts using popular venues like the Fox Theatre which opened its doors to support the vaccine effort in Midtown Atlanta.Trevelino/Keller shined a spotlight on Georgia’s COVID-19 awareness and vaccine efforts using popular venues like the Fox Theatre which opened its doors to support the vaccine effort in Midtown Atlanta.

Ranked #1 in Healthcare in Atlanta, Trevelino/Keller continues to see its healthcare practice outperform all practices. Its long-standing base of experience with the CDC and United Healthcare, coupled with one of the country’s deepest technology practices and Atlanta’s leading lifestyle practice, has advanced its healthcare work across Health IT, retail health and healthcare. The world’s pandemic crisis shined a spotlight on firms with extensive disease-related work and Trevelino/Keller became Georgia’s go to firm, representing Georgia’s Covid-19 Health Initiative on both COVID-19 awareness initiatives that would eventually transition to Covid-19 vaccine programs.  This important work, coupled with a base of experience with Ebola, Zika and other health crises, has made the firm one of the country’s established health firms.

Some other highlights of recent engagements include groundbreaking work in the cancer treatment segment with SpeciCare, a first mover in Live Tissue ScienceTM, 360 reputation marketing for SOC Telemed, as well as the Q4 launch of Mossa’s Movement Health initiative to address both the sedentary market and health club crisis through virtual, accessible programming. Independent of its client work, the agency was a founding partner in GeorgiaALIVE, a public awareness, education and support organization in response to COVID-19. While the firm’s public relations discipline continues to grow, it’s seeing greater demand for its 360 reputation marketing approach which leverages its integrated marketing group as well as its creative arm, Groovy Studios. Its suite of services includes public relations, integrated marketing, demand generation and creative services.

Unrelated to healthcare, but an important new initiative for the firm was the recent launch of Voice4Change Project, the firm’s ongoing anti-racism platform acknowledging racism in America and encouraging education and action. Owning the industry’s number one retention rate, having lost two staffers to an agency in 17 years, the firm is known for its progressive, culture-rich programs like Red with Ted, Cooleaf Pro, Read to Lead, Farm to T/K, GeorgiaALIVE and Voice4Change Project. For more information, visit

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