August 29, 2006
People news from the 08/29/06 News Brief
Cephalon named Lesley Russell SVP worldwide medical and regulatory operations, effective Sept. 1. In the position, Russell will have responsibility for managing all clinical, medical, regulatory, drug safety and biometrics matters worldwide, and will report directly to the CEO.
Medical information services provider VerusMed named Jack Angel to its board of directors. Angel is the executive director of the Coalition for Healthcare Communications Foundation and president of Greenwich Communications (GCL), a healthcare communications and consulting firm.
Palio Communications, an inVentiv Health company, has named Christina Apkarian as an account executive, Rebecca Fretto as a project manager, and Renata Sviridova as a graphic designer.