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What five different pharma marketing careers look like

What five different pharma marketing careers look like

Five highly placed insiders in a range of roles and therapeutic categories share secrets to their success and advice that served them well along the way.

Healthgrades' Eric Jensen on providing quality of life

Healthgrades' Eric Jensen on providing quality of life

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Healthcare is sometimes about life or death, but is almost always about quality of life, says the EVP of health system products and strategy.

Roundtable: How healthcare agencies can retain and attract A-list talent

Roundtable: How healthcare agencies can retain and attract A-list talent

Seven execs from A-list agencies weigh in on talent acquisition and retention.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, March 2, 2017

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Ten drugmakers seek to exclude pricing information from proxy ballots; roughly 85% of patient advocacy groups get industry funding; Juno halts lead CAR-T project

Deloitte taps Havas Lynx's Mickelberg as MD

Deloitte taps Havas Lynx's Mickelberg as MD

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Dennis Urbaniak has also been named chief digital officer at Havas Lynx.

Industry hires and promotions: February 2017

Industry hires and promotions: February 2017

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Novo Nordisk appoints new CEO, and more people moves for you to know about

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, February 6, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, February 6, 2017

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Novo Nordisk CEO describes 'volatile' pricing environment; Lilly to cut 200 research and development jobs; pharma opts out of Super Bowl this year

BreathResearch's Nirinjan Yee on being a female entrepreneur

BreathResearch's Nirinjan Yee on being a female entrepreneur

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A bout with Lyme disease led Yee to found a company that helps patients measure and track their breathing patterns.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, January 20, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, January 20, 2017

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Pharma among top sponsors of Trump inauguration parties; AstraZeneca exec to replace GSK president of global pharmaceuticals; EpiPen rival to relaunch

Wunderman Health taps former Merkle exec as SVP of strategy and analytics

Wunderman Health taps former Merkle exec as SVP of strategy and analytics

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Deborah Furey will lead the agency's pilot of a new personalized marketing offering.

MM&M opens nominations for Hall of Femme

MM&M opens nominations for Hall of Femme

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MM&M last year named its inaugural class of 16 Femmes and 20 Women to Watch. Who should be considered for this year's list of breakthough women?

Women, Sometimes Too Risk-Averse, Should Instead Focus on Possibility

Women, Sometimes Too Risk-Averse, Should Instead Focus on Possibility

Think back on your career. Did you take the "riskier" assignments?

Industry hires and promotions: January 2017

Industry hires and promotions: January 2017

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Endo hires new head of U.S. branded pharma, and three other people moves for you to know about.

Tonic Life promotes Stephanie DeViteri to MD

Tonic Life promotes Stephanie DeViteri to MD

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DeViteri started in the newly created role this month.

MMC's Diana Littman on waiting for a decision after a pitch

MMC's Diana Littman on waiting for a decision after a pitch

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She says her experience in consumer brands helps her push healthcare clients to be more creative.

QuintilesIMS taps Staub as head of R&D solutions

QuintilesIMS taps Staub as head of R&D solutions

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The merger of Quintiles and IMS Health closed in October.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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Sanofi, Regeneron denied bid to overturn Amgen win in patent case; Abbott to close St. Jude deal; Gilead hires SVP of hematology and oncology

Millennial staffers at agencies seek work-life balance and strong supervisors

Millennial staffers at agencies seek work-life balance and strong supervisors

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Many young staffers agree one of the biggest challenges in their careers has been learning the delicate balance of when to speak up and when to listen.

The next generation: Q&As with 3 agency staffers

The next generation: Q&As with 3 agency staffers

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MM&M conducted Q&As with Stephanie Robinson, senior account manager, The Bloc; Jessica Hill, account supervisor, Ogilvy CommonHealth; and Austin Bald, account executive, TBWA\WorldHealth.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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Lilly to offer discounts for insulin products; Trump reportedly considering Scott Gottlieb to lead FDA; three execs depart Valeant

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, December 9, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, December 9, 2016

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BMS to pay $19.5 million to settle marketing violations for Abilify; AstraZeneca to cut 700 U.S. jobs; Trump reportedly considering Jim O'Neill to lead FDA

Spectrum names Jonathan Wilson CEO

Spectrum names Jonathan Wilson CEO

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Wilson will succeed founder and CEO John Seng.

Rock Health's Bill Evans on finding a career with meaning

Rock Health's Bill Evans on finding a career with meaning

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The Roche veteran says that people who work in digital health need to touch others in a meaningful way.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, December 5, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, December 5, 2016

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The FDA approves new indication for Jardiance; Novartis' CAR-T therapy eliminates leukemia in 82% of patients in trial; doctors report risks associated with immunotherapy

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.

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