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LaVoieHealthScience

20 Park Plaza, Suite 312, Boston, MA 02116

617/374-8800

[email protected]

https://lavoiehealthscience.com
Strategic communications including public relations, investor relations and corporate communications, as well as marketing and digital communications.

Employees: 19. Founded: 2001.

Agency Statement:

Founded in 2001, LaVoieHealthScience transforms health and science innovations through strategy consulting investor relations and corporate communications, as well as public relations, marketing, and digital services. We are recognized as a strategic communications agency for moving the needs bringing solid, creative solutions, and decades of specialized experience to our clients. We are ranked among the Top 30 independent healthcare communications agencies in the United States according to O’Dwyer’s 2022 public relations firm rankings. We are also one of Inc. 5000’s fastest-growing private companies, and Boston Business Journal’s 2022 Fast 50 representing the 50 fastest growing companies in Massachusetts. 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, autoimmune diseases, CAR-T, cell and gene therapy, CNS, CRISPR, immuno-oncology, lysosomal diseases, medtech, medical devices, neurodegeneration, oncology, ophthalmology, precision medicines, rare diseases, and regenerative medicine. We’ve earned our clients’ trust with 21 years in our sector, have won over 60 public relations and investor relations awards, and have developed over 450 communications plans.

Donna L. LaVoie, pres. & CEO; Sharon Correia, exec. VP & chief strategy officer; James Heins, sr. VP & mng. dir., NY Practice; Gemma Bakx, sr. VP, ESG & investor perception; Ella Deych, sr. VP, finance & COO

LaVoieHealthScience in the news with O'Dwyer's:

On the Move: LaVoieHealthScience Names Hennen Head of Media, Boston

Thu., Nov. 10, 2022

... Nick Hennen LaVoieHealthScience  names Nick Hennen head of media, Boston. Hennen comes to LHS from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,...

When The New York Times Isn't Possible

Thu., Oct. 6, 2022

...PR pros and their clients. *** Shani Lewis is an Assistant Vice President, Media Relations, at LaVoieHealthScience and has nine years of experience in PR working closely in healthcare, government and...

LaVoieHealthScience Picks Plumstead for VP

Tue., Aug. 16, 2022

... Deborah Plumstead Healthcare agency LaVoieHealthScience has named Deborah Plumstead vice president of health communications. Plumstead joins LHS from healthcare public...

News of Firms: Alpine Group Unveils Competitive Funding Practice

Thu., Jul. 14, 2022

...professionals for full-time positions, with more than a dozen additional Dallas-based roles to be filled. LaVoieHealthScience  announces that the U.S. Patent and Trade Office has recognized LHS’ ongoing professional use of...

PR is AWOL in Fight for Gun Control 

Fri., Jun. 10, 2022

...roll: Mark Read (WPP), Richard Edelman (Edelman), Garbrielle Zucker/Aaron Kwittken (KWT Global), Donna LaVoie ( LaVoieHealthScience ), Jess Fiaschette (Outside PR); Michael Kempner (MikeWorldWide), Melissa Waggener Zorkin (WE Communications), Mallory Blair...

On the Move: LaVoieHealthScience Names Bakx SVP-IR

Thu., Mar. 17, 2022

... Gemma Bakx LaVoieHealthScience  appoints Gemma Bakx as senior vice president of investor relations and financial communications. Bakx was most recently...

LHS Picks Berry to Lead Media Relations

Tue., Dec. 7, 2021

... Tony Berry UMass Memorial Health senior director, media and public relations Tony Berry joins LaVoieHealthScience  as vice president of media relations.  At UMass Memorial Health, an academic medical center and hospital...

On the Move: Rally Point Adds Hotwire Alum West

Wed., Nov. 17, 2021

...is a great mentor and advocate,” said Rally Point co-founder and managing partner John Cook. Joseph Schepers LaVoieHealthScience  appoints Joseph Schepers senior vice president of investor relations and financial communications. Schepers comes to LHS...

What PR Professionals Need To Know About ESG

Mon., Oct. 18, 2021

...DeScenza is Vice President of Integrated Communications and Head of BD and Marketing at LaVoieHealthScience ....

Events: Live Big Apple Awards Set for Sept 28

Wed., Sep. 22, 2021

...change.” Tickets for the event, as well as registration for the livestream, are available now. LaVoieHealthScience is supporting the Inaugural BioFuture Conference: Reimagine the Future of Healthcare, which will take...

Accounts in Transit: 5W Public Relations Scoops Up Skai

Fri., Jul. 2, 2021

...our media relations, and helped us connect with key audiences,” said Skai CMO Margo Kahnrose. LaVoieHealthScience  lands LexaGene Holdings, a molecular diagnostics company that develops fully automated rapid pathogen detection systems. LHS...

On the Move: CGS Hires Booz Allen Hamilton Alum Mark Tullio as VP/CMO

Wed., Jun. 2, 2021

...lead in various markets around the world,” said CGS president and CEO Phil Friedman. Harriet Ullman LaVoieHealthScience  promotes Harriet Ullman to VP, PR & product communications. Ullman joined LHS in 2019 as...

PR's Top Pros Talk: Donna LaVoie

Tue., Apr. 27, 2021

...space face unique challenges, and on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview, LaVoieHealthScience president and CEO Donna LaVoie talks about those challenges with Doug Simon. "The healthcare space,...

Healthcare Firms Saw Fees Rise More Than 30% in 2020

Mon., Apr. 19, 2021

...the old. To state the obvious, it is a challenge we eagerly look forward to."   LaVoieHealthScience Forges Tie with Omnicom  Donna LaVoie ...

Events: IPR Launches Interactive Certificate Series

Wed., Feb. 10, 2021

...will run from 2 to 3 p.m. For more information or to register, click here. LaVoieHealthScience is participating in the BIO CEO & Investor Conference, running from Feb. 16-18. The conference...

On the Move: LaVoieHealthScience Promotes DeScenza 

Fri., Jan. 8, 2021

... LaVoieHealthScience  promotes Lisa DeScenza to VP, integrated communications and head, business development & marketing. DeScenza has been...

Heins Takes Helm at LaVoie's NY Office

Fri., Nov. 13, 2020

...who led the communications function at Purdue Pharma from 2000 to 2015, is joining LaVoieHealthScience as senior vice president and managing director of its New York practice. Heins comes to LHS...

The Biopharma Communications Balancing Act

Wed., Nov. 4, 2020

...from the larger biotech and pharmaceutical companies. *** Donna L. LaVoie is President and CEO of LaVoieHealthScience ....

On the Move: Focus Brands Focuses on BCW's Dawn Ray

Tue., Aug. 4, 2020

...who was previously vice president, strategy & insights at Edelman, to its analytics team. Donna LaVoie LaVoieHealthScience  president, CEO and founder Donna LaVoie has been named to the PharmaVOICE 100 Most Inspiring People in...

News of Firms: Omnicom's Porter Novelli, Rabin Martin Forge Alliance

Wed., Jun. 24, 2020

...collective offerings and identifying more innovative solutions for clients,” said Porter Novelli CEO David Bentley. LaVoieHealthScience and Bioscience Valuation have announced a strategic alliance intended to combine LHS’ expertise in...

News of Firms: Boden Launches COVID-19 Hispanic PR Guide

Fri., Apr. 10, 2020

...make a positive impact across the Hispanic community,” said Boden president and founder Natalie Boden. LaVoieHealthScience  is partnering with JTC Team to host the April 2020 Virtual Investor Summit on April 22 and...

On the Move: Steve Kidera Exits Gannett Spin-Off for CompTIA  

Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

...communicator who will help CompTIA advance key messaging and policy priorities to multiple audiences.” Paul Sagan LaVoieHealthScience has promoted Paul Sagan and Lisa DeScenza to vice president. Sagan joined LaVoie in...

News of Firms: Omnicom PR and LaVoie Form Partnership

Fri., Jan. 10, 2020

... Paul George Omnicom Public Relations Group is teaming up with LaVoieHealthScience on a strategic alliance intended to bring global clients a broader set of integrated...

Events: WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation Slates Two-Day Session to Help Execs Deal with Change

Tue., Dec. 17, 2019

...contact Suzanne Oaks Brownstein or Trang Mar of Temin and Company at 212/588-8788 or [email protected] LaVoieHealthScience is hosting an event on Dec. 19 aimed at helping health science executives get...

Accounts: LaVoieHealthScience Lands TFF Pharmaceuticals

Thu., Nov. 21, 2019

... LaVoieHealthScience has been named investor relations and corporate communications agency of record for TFF Pharmaceuticals,...

On the Move: Healthline Media Appoints Steve Swasey VP-Communs, Laurie Dewan VP-Consumer Insights; LaVoieHealthScience Ups Sharon Correia, Ella Deych; ActivisionBlizzard Names David Messinger CMO

Fri., Aug. 16, 2019

...At Healthline, she is responsible for building a new customer insights and analytics function. Sharon Correia LaVoieHealthScience has promoted Sharon Correia to executive VP, integrated communications and chief strategy officer, and...

On the Move: CompTIA Adds Savannah Schaefer; Seven Letter Recruits David Knaus, Justin Krakoff, Alfonso Hidalgo; LaVoieHealthScience Hires Harriet Ullman, Emma Twombly

Tue., Jul. 30, 2019

...to promote economic growth and high quality of life in the New England region. Harriet Ullman LaVoieHealthScience has brought on Harriet Ullman as a senior consultant, product communications and Emmie Twombly...

On the Move: LaVoieHealthScience Recruits Ruth Group's Sharon Choe; Baering Ups Erin Smith to President; ICM Partners Names CBS Alum Claire Moncrief as CorpComm Director

Fri., Mar. 1, 2019

... Sharon Choe LaVoieHealthScience  has hired Sharon Choe as senior vice president, investor relations & business development. Choe comes to LHS...

People on the Move: Cision Names Lopez to Top Diversity Spot; LaVoieHealthScience Tabs DeScenza for Integrated Comms Post; Subject Matter Brings on Rogers; Pierpont Hires Burum as VP

Thu., Dec. 20, 2018

...has the goal of raising awareness and embracing the multicultural community within the company. Lisa DeScenza LaVoieHealthScience has named Lisa DeScenza assistant vice president, integrated communications. DeScenza has been with LHS...

Accounts in Transit: LaVoieHealthScience Partners with Propanc; Coyne Adds FloSports to Roster; DeVries Global to Rep FOREO

Wed., Dec. 19, 2018

... LaVoieHealthScience has been selected as communications agency of record for Melbourne, Australia-based Propanc Biopharma, Inc....

Accounts in Transit: LaVoieHealthScience Adds SIRION Biotech; Luquire George Andrews Picks up TaxSlayer; Brandman Wins The PuXuan Hotel & Spa in Beijing

Thu., Dec. 6, 2018

... LaVoieHealthScience  has added SIRION Biotech GmbH, a top European gene therapy engineer, to its client roster. SIRION...

Accounts in Transit: LaVoieHealthScience Adds Emmaus Life Sciences; DEG Grabs Provista; R&J Strategic Picks Up Alfred Sanzari real estate firm

Wed., Nov. 14, 2018

... LaVoieHealthScience  has added Emmaus Life Sciences for strategic communications programming to help raise awareness around sickle cell disease...

People on the Move

Fri., Sep. 7, 2018

... Sharon Correia LaVoieHealthScience  has promoted  Sharon Correia to senior vice president, integrated communications. Correia who came to LHS in 2016...

Accounts in Transit

Fri., Jul. 20, 2018

... LaVoieHealthScience has been named agency of record for strategic communications by XenoTherapeutics. LHS will work...

Awards & Events

Wed., Jun. 20, 2018

...the top of the NFC North, losing to the Philadelphia in the NFC Championship game.  LaVoieHealthScience  and Duffy & Shanley were among the agencies recognized at the June 13 Bell Ringer Awards, which...

People on the Move

Thu., May 31, 2018

...approach possible as we expand our service offerings,” said InkHouse executive VP and CCO Tina Cassidy Paul Sagan LaVoieHealthScience  has hired Paul Sagan as assistant vice president, investor relations and corporate communications. Paul comes to LHS...

People on the Move

Thu., Mar. 1, 2018

...role enables her to devote more time to this vital segment of the economy.” Douglas Russell LaVoieHealthScience  has hired Douglas Russell as senior VP and general manager. Russell comes LHS from Boston-based MSL, where...

Accounts in Transit

Tue., Jan. 16, 2018

... LaVoieHealthScience  has been engaged by Life Sciences Corridor, a partnership among five Greater Boston cities—Boston, Braintree, Cambridge,...

Accounts in Transit

Mon., Dec. 4, 2017

...industry and larger business community the importance of our company to the space,” he said.  LaVoieHealthScience  has signed on to provide services in investor and public relations for Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. LaVoie will...

Accounts in Transit

Mon., Nov. 13, 2017

... LaVoieHealthScience  has brought on two new clients: Integrity Applications and Savara Pharmaceuticals. Founded in 2001, Integrity Applications...

Coordinating Messages When Companies Join Forces

Wed., Oct. 11, 2017

...results that meet the needs of all parties. *** Donna LaVoie is President and CEO of LaVoieHealthScience ....

People on the Move

Mon., Aug. 28, 2017

... Chiara Russo LaVoieHealthScience named Chiara Russo investor relations director. She joins LHS from Cantor Fitzgerald, LLC, where...

Accounts in Transit

Fri., Aug. 25, 2017

...San Juan, Puerto Rico and Peninsula Papagayo is a 1,400-acre vacation and residential complex in Costa Rica. LaVoieHealthScience  signs life science accelerator Xontogeny LLC and electroceutical pioneer Iota BioSciences. Xontogeny LLC, founded by former Sarepta CEO and...

LaVoieHealthScience Adds Health Vet to Team

Wed., Apr. 26, 2017

... LaVoieHealthScience , an integrated strategic communications agency focused on the health and life science industries, has...

Correia Catches LaVoie VP Slot

Tue., Nov. 8, 2016

... Sharon Correia  Boston-based health and science communications agency LaVoieHealthScience has appointed Sharon Correia to the role of integrated communications vice president. She’ll be based...

Planning Rare Disease Communications Programming

Wed., Nov. 2, 2016

...requires higher levels of experience and expertise. *** Donna L. LaVoie is President and CEO of LaVoieHealthScience ....

Healthcare Keeps Positive Prognosis for PR

Fri., May 20, 2016

...their revenue windfalls through the healthcare sector, including Spectrum (+83.5 percent to $14.8 million), LaVoieHealthScience (+100 percent to $2.5 million), ReviveHealth (+12.6 percent to $10 million) and MCS Healthcare...

LaVoie Wins Oticon for US Consumer Healthcare

Fri., Apr. 22, 2016

...Boston-based health and science firm  LaVoieHealthScience has been named U.S. consumer PR agency of record for the forthcoming U.S. launch of...

Edelman's $840.9M in Fees Leads O'Dwyer Ranking

Wed., Mar. 16, 2016

...Relations, Boston, MA - $7.5M, +14.6%#40 ReviveHealth, Nashville, TN - $10M, +12.6%Leading gainers ranked 51-100:#87 LaVoieHealthScience , Boston, MA - $2.5M, +100%#94 Verasolve, Potoomac, MD - $2.1M, +79.4%#80 North 6th Agency (N6A),...

Forrest Lands LaVoie Senior VP Slot

Tue., Jan. 26, 2016

...Health and science communications agency LaVoieHealthScience has appointed Martin Forrest to the role of senior vice president, a newly minted...

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