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Paying Lip Service to STEM Isn't Enough

Paying Lip Service to STEM Isn't Enough

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I'm not suggesting that colleges become vocational schools. But don't you think they should also help young people prepare for the life they're going to be living?

The Highly Regulated Healthcare Industry Can Draw in Top Marketers

The Highly Regulated Healthcare Industry Can Draw in Top Marketers

Today's ambitious marketers and media people want to be the ones to not only figure out how to work within the regulations but also to create better work than ever before.

Insurers seek to challenge millennial 'invincibility'

Insurers seek to challenge millennial 'invincibility'

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Tech companies and Bernie Sanders have found the millennial audience easy to crack. Organizations in and around healthcare? Not so much.

Sunovion hires former BI exec as VP of marketing

Sunovion hires former BI exec as VP of marketing

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Denise Strauss, formerly VP of cardiovascular marketing at Boehringer Ingelheim, will oversee the drugmaker's marketing activities.

EMD Serono promotes Craig Millian to SVP of neurology and immunology

EMD Serono promotes Craig Millian to SVP of neurology and immunology

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Millian, a former Sanofi and Merck executive, on marketing new therapies in the MS market.

Carling's Sherri Wilkins on her first creative break

Carling's Sherri Wilkins on her first creative break

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The chief creative officer at Carling Communications talks about how she learned that the best leaders are only as good as the performance of their team.

Kite Pharma, developing a CAR-T therapy, hires new comms lead

Kite Pharma, developing a CAR-T therapy, hires new comms lead

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The company hired Christine Cassiano, who is charged with preparing the communications strategy for the drugmaker's experimental cancer therapy.

Huntsworth Health promotes two to agency global CEOs

Huntsworth Health promotes two to agency global CEOs

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The company promoted Maryellen Royle to global CEO of Tonic Life Communications and Jon Clark to global CEO of Nitrogen.

Concentric hires Robin Roberts as GM

Concentric hires Robin Roberts as GM

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Roberts reports to Ken Begasse, founder and CEO of Concentric Health Experience.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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J&J insulin pumps are at risk of hacking; Merrimack CEO leaves and cuts workforce; Japanese scientists wins Nobel

MM&M's 5 most popular stories in September 2016

MM&M's 5 most popular stories in September 2016

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Physicians are seeking beyond-the-pill services from drugmakers; Novartis debunks misconception that only smokers get lung cancer; pharma's access to docs declines

How to get more women in the C-suite, according to IPG, Unilever, and AOL

How to get more women in the C-suite, according to IPG, Unilever, and AOL

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A new report analyzing gender parity in advertising found that men tend to endorse other men at higher rates than women. Execs share their insights about the issue.

WebMD CEO departs, replaced by president

WebMD CEO departs, replaced by president

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WebMD said David Schlanger left the company under mutual agreement, and that Steven Zatz replaced him as CEO.

WebMD's Leming on audience development and lessons from CNN.com

WebMD's Leming on audience development and lessons from CNN.com

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The vice president of audience development talks about her days in the dot-com world and how struggling in a new role shaped her career.

What do employers want? We ask three execs for their secrets and their insights

What do employers want? We ask three execs for their secrets and their insights

They share their insights, secrets, worries, and everything else in between.

Merkle taps Mike Goldin as SVP of health

Merkle taps Mike Goldin as SVP of health

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The new SVP and GM of health believes that the Dentsu Aegis deal would provide scale and efficiencies.

The industry's winning — and losing — job titles, based on salary

The industry's winning — and losing — job titles, based on salary

Hint: it pays to be an EVP.

Pharma marketing salaries veer off track, dropping 2.6% in 2016

Pharma marketing salaries veer off track, dropping 2.6% in 2016

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Execs say that career prospects are better than ever. Yet data from MM&M's annual Career and Salary Survey reveals a decline in growth.

Five-Figure Salaries. Big Hair. Pharma, 1987

Five-Figure Salaries. Big Hair. Pharma, 1987

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When the Career and Salary Survey made its debut, in 1987, Eli Lilly's Prozac led the list of mass-market drug launches and AIDS therapy had taken a big step forward with the approval of GlaxoSmithKline's AZT, a year earlier.

Sudler New York's John Marchese on the New Talent Pool

Sudler New York's John Marchese on the New Talent Pool

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"It's easy to 'fill open positions,'" Marchese says. "We've banned that phrase. If you do that, you're just checking boxes on a list."

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Retzlaff files a complaint against Turing; Pfizer to buy antibiotics from AstraZeneca; Mylan's marketing for EpiPen faces criticism

Reimbursement rather than Brexit more likely to impact how drugmakers order global launches

Reimbursement rather than Brexit more likely to impact how drugmakers order global launches

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The current reimbursement climate is more likely to impact how drugmakers order their global product launches than the U.K.'s vote to exit the E.U.

Bolstered by new data, Radius Health focuses on unmet needs in the osteoporosis market

Bolstered by new data, Radius Health focuses on unmet needs in the osteoporosis market

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Only one new osteoporosis drug has been approved over the last six years.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, August 8, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, August 8, 2016

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Valeant reorganizes executive team; experimental asthma drug developed by Novartis shows promising results; Teva launches generic Gleevec

Fitbit hires Walgreens exec as digital health VP

Fitbit hires Walgreens exec as digital health VP

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The popular fitness tracker maker hired Adam Pellegrini, Walgreens' VP of digital health, to boost pharma and healthcare deals.

Healthcare marketers still pushing to address the gender gap

Healthcare marketers still pushing to address the gender gap

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MM&M's 2016 Hall of Femme honorees talk about who inspires them, describe their "Raphael moments," and share their experiences as women leaders.

Video: MM&M's Hall of Femme

Video: MM&M's Hall of Femme

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Here's everything you missed or may want to revisit from MM&M's inaugural Hall of Femme event in June.

Christine Coyne on the moment with a male boss that influenced her career

Christine Coyne on the moment with a male boss that influenced her career

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A story about a boss giving away a woman's bonus to a man based on his breadwinning status resonated with Hall of Femme attendees.

Saatchi's Roberts placed on leave for comments on gender diversity

Saatchi's Roberts placed on leave for comments on gender diversity

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The reaction from social media was swift and brutal, with figures from all levels of the advertising industry blasting Roberts for his comments.

Moving Forward — Without the Promotion

Moving Forward — Without the Promotion

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Until now, your superiors have promoted you. Now it's your responsibility to show why you belong.

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