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Scientific Storytelling
Frank Burrell
Frank Burrell is Managing Partner at Deerfield Agency. Frank’s 20-plus years of agency and client experience have made him an expert at implementing personalized marketing strategies across multiple therapeutic categories and audiences. His ability to understand and apply statistical data ensures comprehensive marketing solutions tailored to clients’ business challenges—solutions that are easy to integrate, increase overall efficiency, and drive revenue.
Brand Nourishment
Stacey Gandler
Stacey Gandler is Managing Director, PR, and Brand Ideation at PRotein, a division of Calcium+Company. Stacey is a health and wellness PR strategist and was recently named a PR Guru in the 2023 PM360 ELITE 100 Awards.
Meeting Engagement
Pat Purcell
Pat Purcell is President of The Inception Company. With over 25 years of leadership in the medical communications space including Propel Health (formerly HealthSTAR Communications), Boron Lepore, Cardinal Health, and Publicis, Patrick is an industry veteran and expert in delivering client’s key messaging and building critical engagement.
Medical Affairs
Suma Ramadas, PhD
Suma Ramadas, PhD is Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs at Syneos Health. Suma leads the creation and delivery of a comprehensive Medical Affairs solution from Syneos Health. She started her 15+ year career in industry, working in Clinical, Marketing, and Medical Affairs before coming to Syneos Health. She is passionate about women and diversity in leadership and was instrumental in creating the employee-driven groups to tackle issues and barriers in the professional landscape.
Increasing Engagement
Amy Giles
Amy Giles is VP Strategy at Bionical Solutions Group. Amy joined Bionical in 2017 as an experienced medical writer. Now the VP of Strategy, she is responsible for the strategic planning, design, and execution of Bionical’s MED Select programs and custom solutions.
Patient Affordability
Matt Turner
Matt Turner is President, Patient Affordability at Paysign, Inc. Matt, a certified PMP and American Pharmacist Association member, joined Paysign in 2019, bringing more than 10 years of in-depth experience and pharmaceutical product knowledge. Paysign’s suite of patient affordability solutions streamline programs and eliminate unnecessary costs, powering the convergence of fintech and healthcare. To learn more, visit paysign.com/rx or request an in-depth program analysis by contacting affordability@paysign.com.
Omnidynamic Marketing
Matthew Durham
Matt leads CMI Media Group’s expansion internationally. His passion is in international healthcare media strategy and planning, across the global, regional, and single-country levels. Matt has more than a decade of experience working in the OUS pharmaceutical media industry. He is based in London. He can be reached at mdurham@cmimediagroup.com
Impactful Strategy
Liz Kane
Liz Kane is Chief Strategy Officer at Ogilvy Health. Liz brings more than 20 years of stellar experience in strategic planning, brand building, and innovation with clients across the Health and Wellness spectrum.
Authentic Patient Voice
Brenda Snow
Brenda Snow is Founder & CEO of Snow Companies. Brenda is widely regarded as the leading pioneer in patient engagement. Her full-service agency, Snow Companies, is now part of Omnicom Health Group and provides patient-focused initiatives that include Patient Ambassador programs, creative services, call center support and a growing number of patient leadership councils.
Patient Acquisition
Paul Theisen
Paul Theisen is the Chief Executive Officer of Populus Health Technologies, the leading patient and HCP engagement company leveraging virtual care on behalf of pharma brands.
Medication Adherence
Joey Cohen
Joey Cohen is VP, Client Solutions at ConnectiveRx. Joey is the company’s subject matter expert on EHR, eRx, and pharmacy messaging, and serves as its agency partnership liaison. He is a leader in digital marketing and strategy, with proven skills in EHR strategy, account-based marketing, CMS transformations, CRM database development, and global/local digital advertising. His broad experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing and service companies, including roles at Eisai US, Leo Pharma, and Ogilvy CommonHealth, propel his work to craft innovative in-workflow and point-of-care messaging solutions for clients large and small.
Point-of-Care Marketing
David Linetsky
David Linetsky is Senior Vice President of Life Sciences at Phreesia. A leader in patient activation, Phreesia gives life sciences companies the tools to help patients take an active role in their care at every stage of their healthcare journey. David can be reached at ssanderson@phreesia.com
Success Coach
Bud Bilanich
Bud Bilanich, The Common Sense Guy, is a success coach, motivational speaker, author, and blogger. He is a faculty member at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver where he teaches courses in Organizational Dynamics and Human Capital Management. Bud has written five books on career and life success, which are the basis of his Common Sense Success System.
Market Access
Daniel Sontupe
Daniel Sontupe is Associate Partner, Managing Director at The Bloc Value Builders. Dan has spent his 25+-year professional career in the healthcare industry focused on managed markets and payer marketing. His unique experience includes stints with payers, manufacturers, and consulting firms. In his role as Managing Partner, Dan has overseen tremendous growth of The Bloc Value Builders and as a market access thought leader has been featured in MM+M, PharmaVOICE, and PM360.
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