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W2O's Sentient adds Spitz, Viola to leadership team

W2O's Sentient adds Spitz, Viola to leadership team

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Both positions were newly created as the agency has grown over the past year.

Former Cleveland Clinic comms exec Angela Calman joins IBM Watson Health

Former Cleveland Clinic comms exec Angela Calman joins IBM Watson Health

Calman is joining the technology company as VP of comms for Watson Health.

A day at work with Makovsky's Rob Schachter

A day at work with Makovsky's Rob Schachter

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A mentor once told him to keep learning and stay out of his comfort zone.

Healthcare agencies intensify college recruiting tactics

Healthcare agencies intensify college recruiting tactics

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They are using social media campaigns, apprentice programs, and hands-on internships to recruit young, innovative talent right out of school.

Lynn O'Connor Vos to leave ghg; Erin Byrne named CEO

Lynn O'Connor Vos to leave ghg; Erin Byrne named CEO

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O'Connor Vos has served as CEO of the WPP Health & Wellness agency since 1994.

Astellas promotes Moyra Knight to comms, corporate citizenship role

Astellas promotes Moyra Knight to comms, corporate citizenship role

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She will also continue to serve as president of the Astellas U.S.A. Foundation.

W2O's Twist hires new president

W2O's Twist hires new president

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Former Edelman executive Mary Corcoran replaces Annalise Coady, who becomes president of W2O EMEA.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

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Celgene and Agios secure FDA approval for AML drug Idhifa; GSK hires chief digital and technology officer; Pfizer wants tax reform before M&A engagement

Gender Parity: A Known Quantity That's Being Ignored

Gender Parity: A Known Quantity That's Being Ignored

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Our goal is to make gender parity a priority, and to keep our spotlight trained on it.

Astellas promotes two sales veterans to new roles

Astellas promotes two sales veterans to new roles

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David Musselman and Lynn Gerber are now leading sales for the company's primary care and specialty products.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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Biogen reports better-than-expected Spinraza sales; FDA to discuss opioid prescriptions with payers; UnitedHealth Group launches media review

Publicis taps Brandes as EVP of biz development

Publicis taps Brandes as EVP of biz development

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He reports to Michelle Keefe, group president at Publicis Health.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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Novartis raises Alcon forecast; UDG acquires Cambridge BioMarketing; Spark Therapeutics receives priority review for Luxturna gene therapy

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, July 13, 2017

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AstraZeneca CEO reportedly moving to Teva; the FDA reverses on approval for Amicus drug; Merck names winners of Alexa challenge

Otsuka's April Mitchell on leading versus managing

Otsuka's April Mitchell on leading versus managing

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When you've figured out the difference, people will walk through fire for you, a mentor once told her.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Walgreens ends merger with Rite Aid; Biogen hires former Novartis exec as SVP of corporate affairs; FDA takes new measures to drive drug pricing competition

PulseCX promotes David Zaritsky to CEO

PulseCX promotes David Zaritsky to CEO

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Zaritsky succeeds Jay Bolling, who becomes executive chairman

Why Novartis' Shah-Mehta chose a career in pharma sales

Why Novartis' Shah-Mehta chose a career in pharma sales

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The executive director of oncology marketing is fascinated by the resilience of the human body.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, May 26, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, May 26, 2017

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FDA presents ideas to tackle drug prices; patients aware of side effects more likely to report them; scientists use Apple's Research Kit for clinical purposes

Alexion hires new chief commercial officer

Alexion hires new chief commercial officer

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Brian Goff is expected to replace Carsten Thiel in June. The drugmaker said Tuesday that Thiel along with several other execs would be leaving the firm.

The class of 2017 wants it all: Work-life balance and a well-paid future

The class of 2017 wants it all: Work-life balance and a well-paid future

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Recent grads aren't afraid to voice their expectations, and agencies are responding with new programs and policies.

Califf joins Verily, to help the firm address the needs of doctors

Califf joins Verily, to help the firm address the needs of doctors

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Robert Califf stepped down from his role as FDA commissioner in January.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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FDA requires boxed warning for J&J's Invokana; Amazon to reportedly hire GM to enter pharmacy industry; WannCry ransomware affects some health organizations

Mother New York fills resume gaps with 'The Pregnancy Pause'

Mother New York fills resume gaps with 'The Pregnancy Pause'

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For Mother's Day, the agency gives job-hunters a way to proudly display maternity leave as a full-time job.

Who Needs a Gold Watch, Anyway?

Who Needs a Gold Watch, Anyway?

Perhaps we should always bear in mind the need to periodically reinvigorate and reshape our careers.

J&J's Joaquin Duato: Diversity is 'essential'

J&J's Joaquin Duato: Diversity is 'essential'

Under Duato, the leadership team for Johnson & Johnson's pharma group includes six women. "We don't just talk about it," he says.

Klick Health appoints FCB veteran as chief medical officer

Klick Health appoints FCB veteran as chief medical officer

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Holly Henry, previously chief medical officer at FCB Health, will oversee medical strategy in the newly created role.

Purdue Pharma hires new VP of public affairs, communications

Purdue Pharma hires new VP of public affairs, communications

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Josephine Martin was previously EVP of public affairs at PhRMA.

MM&M names winners of Young Jurists program

MM&M names winners of Young Jurists program

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Meet Medela's Katie Busse, Intouch Solutions' Andrew Grojean, Heartbeat's Meghan Kate, Fingerpaint's Travis Rooke, and Havas Life Metro's Dan Sorine.

Hall of Femme of 2017

Hall of Femme of 2017

For the second year, MM&M is honoring 16 of the most-senior women in the healthcare industry.