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Pharma Vet Jordan Joins Moderna

Mon, Jun. 15, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Ray Jordan, who held top PR jobs at Amgen, Johnson & Johson and Pfizer, has joined biotech firm Moderna, which has developed the first US COVID-19 vaccine to post positive trial results. (1 reader comment)

PR's Top Pros Talk COVID: Olga Fleming

Fri, Jun. 12, 2020

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series
Y&R PR chief executive officer Olga Fleming talks about the importance of community, empathy and committing to both words and actions.

Huntsworth Corners Cormis

Tue, Jun. 9, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

CormisUK-based Huntsworth has acquired Cormis, healthcare strategic communications & medical staff training shop. Deal marks first acquisition under ownership of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice investment firm.

PRíS Top Pros Talk COVID: Gil Bashe & Marvin Stockwell

Wed, Jun. 3, 2020

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series
The impact of COVID-19 on healthcare PR is examined with Finn Partners managing partner, global health Gil Bashe and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital director of media relations Marvin Stockwell.

W2O Selects Specht for Transformation

Mon, May 4, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Bryan SpechtBryan Specht, one-time president of Olson, has joined W2O Group to accelerate its transformation to a digital healthcare firm.

Imre Health Hires Digitas' McDevitt

Wed, Apr. 29, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Shane McDevittImre Health has recruited Digitas Health's Shane McDevitt as director of its new medical and scientific affairs unit.

Emergent BioSolutions Taps Sanofi's DeLorenzo

Tue, Apr. 7, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Nina DeLorenzoEmergent BioSolutions, life sciences company that is engaged in the fight against COVID-19, has hired Nina DeLorenzo as senior VP-global public affairs.

Teneo Reps Bloom Energy in Bid to Refurbish Ventilators

Thu, Apr. 2, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Bloom EnergyTeneo represents Bloom Energy, which is teaming with Almo Corp, to refurbish and distribute unused and out-or-warranty ventilators to states and hospitals in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

CG Life Acquires McDAY

Wed, Apr. 1, 2020

By Jon Gingerich

Murad CG Life has acquired Philadelphia-based scientific​ PR and technical marketing agency McDAY.

Kaiser CCO Beiser Heads for Lilly

Fri, Mar. 20, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Kathryn BeiserKaiser Permanente chief communications officer Kathryn Beiser is headed to Eli Lilly and Company, where she will take the position of VP, global communications, effective April 6.

1AB Promotes COVID-19 Vaccine Test

Tue, Mar. 17, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Moderna Therapeutics1AB strategic communications shop is handling Moderna Therapeutics, which on March 16 began the first US clinical trial for a coronavirus vaccine.

Finn Partners Targets $4.5T Wellness Market

Mon, Jan. 27, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Tom JonesFinn Partners today unveiled the Finn wellness collaborative to join leaders in its consumer, health and travel & lifestyle practices across regions to increase the independent firm's share of the $4.5T wellness category.

A Transformative Decade for Health Communicators

Thu, Jan. 16, 2020

By Tim Bird

TImothy BirdAs the new decade dawns, here are some of the anticipated changes in health communications as well as potential opportunities for improving health in the 2020s.

Accenture Alum Taylor Checks in at Sloan Kettering

Tue, Jan. 14, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Roxanne TaylorRoxanne Taylor, former Accenture chief marketing and communications officer will join Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Feb. 3 as its chief marketing and communications officer.

Finn Partners Steps Up Healthcare Acquisition Drive

Wed, Dec. 4, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

FinnFinn Partners has acquired Medical & Health Consulting, Paris-headquartered firm that works for biopharma, technology and medical devices outfits, to bolster its position in Europe.

FTI Snags Edelman Healthcare Alum Bartling

Tue, Nov. 26, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Ann BartlingFTI Consulting’s strategic communications unit has recruited Ann Bartling as senior managing director for its healthcare & life sciences team in London.

Finn Partners Recruits PN Health Vet Scott

Tue, Nov. 12, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Diana ScottFinn Partners has added Diana Scott, who most recently was senior VP at Porter Novelli's in her more than 20-year healthcare PR career, as partner in its health unit.

W2O Scoops Up Radius Digital Science

Mon, Nov. 11, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

RadiusW20 has acquired Radius Digital Science, the Montclair, NJ-based firm that calls itself a “scientific visualization” company.