Scientific Vision

  • Alex

    Alex Torre-Tasso, BA, CMPP, Director, Client Solutions

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    Alex’s Role

    Alex oversees the publication-planning and execution aspects of our business and is one of Envision’s longest serving employees, being the eighth US employee to join the company back in 2004. As Envision has grown so too have Alex’s responsibilities…

    Alex joined as an Account Director and now, a decade later, oversees the publication planning business. He is known for his dedicated approach, quick wit and caring style who fosters very much a team atmosphere.

    Industry Role

    Alex is an active member of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) and is a Certified Medical Publications Professional (CMPP). Prior to joining Envision Pharma Group, Alex worked for 14 years in medical advertising managing a variety of blockbuster promotional advertising campaigns aimed at healthcare professionals.

    Career Summary

    –  Over 20 years of medical communications experience.
    –  Over 10 years’ publications planning experience.

  • Karen Woolley

    Karen Woolley, BHMS Ed Hons, PhD, CMPP, Division Lead, ProScribe

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    Karen's Role

    Karen co-founded ProScribe, which became part of the Envision Pharma Group in 2014. She is well versed in developing positive, professional, and compliant relationships with leading academic and industry researchers, and is a passionate advocate and researcher of ethical and effective publication practices…

    Industry Role

    Trustee for the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP); inaugural Chair of the ISMPP Asia-Pacific Advisory Committee.

    Founder of the Global Alliance of Publication Professionals.

    Karen is regularly invited to speak at national, regional, and international conferences on medical communications and ethical practices. She is an Adjunct University Professor and a Director of Australia’s fastest growing Hospital and Health Service (4000 employees).

    Career Summary

    –  25+ years’ experience in medical communications and research (academia, pharmaceutical industry, agency sectors).
    –  14 years’ experience as a company director (for-profit and not-for-profit organizations).
    –  Track record of compliance and success in the Asia-Pacific region.
    –  Honorary Fellow, American Medical Writers Association (US); Life Member of the Association of Regulatory and Clinical Scientists (Asia Pacific).

  • Susanne

    Susanne Clark, BSc, CMPP, Division Lead, Excel Client Solutions

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    Susanne's Role

    Susanne started with Envision Pharma in 2005 and is currently Divisional Lead for Excel Scientific Solutions division...

    Industry Role

    On the industry side, Susanne worked for 4 years as Product Manager at a biotechnology company that supported the research and development side of the pharmaceutical industry. Susanne received her BSc in Marketing from Providence College, and is an active member of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP). In her previous position at a medical education company, Susanne was responsible for creating, developing, and executing an advocacy program for opinion leaders.

    Career Summary

    – 14+ years’ experience in medical communications account and project management.
    – 5 years’ experience in in rare disease account management.
    – 9 years’ experience in publication planning management.

  • Dave

    Dave Cornick, BSc, Division Lead, Excel Scientific Solutions

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    Dave's Role

    Dave has been with Envision Pharma Group since July 2010 and currently leads the Excel Scientific Solutions Division in partnership with his Client Solutions colleague Susanne Clark...

    Industry Role

    Dave has been a scientific writer and medical communications agency professional since 1996 and has held various scientific leadership positions since 2001. Prior to agency life, Dave spent 9 years in medical information and sales roles in the pharmaceutical industry. He is an active member of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP). Dave gained his BSc in Physiology and Biochemistry at the University of Reading.

    Career Summary

    – 19 years medical communications agency experience.
    – 9 years pharmaceutical industry experience in medical information and sales.

  • Kristyn

    Kristyn Basile, CMPP, Division Lead, Engage Client Solutions

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    Kristyn's Role

    As the Commercial Division Lead for Engage Scientific Solutions, Kristyn is responsible for maintaining the overall relationship with one of Envision’s largest clients and in cooperation with the Scientific Solutions Division Lead for Engage, provides daily oversight of all publication plans within the division...

    Industry Role

    Kristyn joined Envision in May 2007, following 6 years of promotional and CME medical communications experience. Over the past 8 years at Envision, in additional to managing her own set of accounts, Kristyn has been instrumental in building Engages’ portfolio across a broad range of therapeutic areas including cardiology, pain/CNS, oncology, and infectious disease. Kristyn is responsible for financial and personnel resource management, contracting and business development, and process and procedure execution across the division. Kristyn is an active member of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) and is CMPP certified.

    Career Summary

    – 14 years' experience in a medical communications agency environment.
    – 6 years' experience in promotional and CME medical communications.
    – 8 years' experience in publication planning management.

  • Jon

    Jon Edwards, BSc, PhD, Division Lead, Engage Scientific Solutions

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    Jon's Role

    Jon has been with Envision Pharma Group for more than 10 years and currently leads the Engage Scientific Solutions Division in partnership with his Client Solutions colleague Kristyn Basile...

    Industry Role

    Jon has a broad range of practical experience across the full spectrum of medical publications, having worked on preclinical, pharmacokinetic and dose-ranging studies, pivotal clinical trials through to post-marketing trials/surveys and pharmacoeconomic evaluations. Jon believes in the importance of building strong and lasting working relationships with both clients and colleagues; he has, for example taken one publication plan from 2 years before launch to 8 years post launch. He has experience in a wide range of therapeutic areas including cardiovascular disease (hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes and atrial fibrillation), depression, schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease for a variety of clients. Jon has also presented and led workshops at industry forums and meetings such as the Annual Forum on Strategic Publication Planning. During his career, Jon has forged strong links with many experts – in particular those working on healtheconomic and epidemiological studies, which have formed much of his work in recent years. Being involved with these projects has meant working with thought leaders across Europe, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region.

    Career Summary

    – Jon started his career as a Medical Writer in 1997 and has worked as a Team Leader in positions of increasing responsibility within the Envision Pharma Group for more than 10 years.

  • Karen Brimson

    Karen Brimson, BA, Division Lead, Evidence Client Solutions

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    Karen's Role

    Karen joined Envision Pharma Group in January 2012 and heads the Evidence Division, leading a team of Account Directors, Program Managers, and Coordinators in the UK and USA...

    Industry Role

    Karen is a senior client service professional with extensive global medical communications and pharmaceutical marketing experience spanning 20 years, working in the UK and USA. A proven strategic thinker she has developed and implemented communication strategies at local, regional, and global levels at all stages of the product life cycle, working closely with cross-functional teams.

    Karen has provided strategic input and leadership on global publications programs and integrated medical education programs with a number of agency-of-record partners (including alliances) in a variety of therapy areas.

    Career Summary

    – 20+ years’ experience in the pharma industry globally.
    – 5 years’ experience as a Global Team Lead for a major pharma company, responsible for the global launch.
    – 20+ years’ experience in publications and integrated medical education programs.

  • Sue

    Sue Sutch, PharmD, CMPP, Division Lead, Evidence Scientific Solutions

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    Sue's Role

    Sue has been with Envision Pharma Group since September 2007 and currently leads the Evidence Scientific Solutions Division in partnership with her Client Solutions colleague Karen Brimson...

    Industry Role

    Sue has had a successful career in medical communications for 19 years, and in a leadership role for scientific departments for 16 years. Prior to this, Sue worked in the pharmaceutic industry for 5 years in business development and medical information. She started her career as Associate Professor at Rutgers University College of Pharmacy. She is an active member of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP). Sue obtained her BS in Pharmacy from the Ohio State University, her PharmD from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, and completed a 2-year research fellowship at Columbus Children’s Hospital and the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy.

    Career Summary

    – 19 years medical communications agency experience.
    – 5 years pharmaceutical industry experience.
    – 4 years academic/research experience.

  • Neil Baker

    Neil Baker, PhD, MRPharmS, Division Lead, Envision Client Solutions

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    Neil's Role

    Neil is an experienced medical communications professional with extensive senior experience at two major agencies, preceded by international pharmaceutical marketing and sales roles. Neil joined the Envision Pharma Group team in 2008, and currently leads the Client Solutions team within Envision Scientific Solutions.

    Neil brings 20 years of publication and medical communications experience to the team, including prior account management experience in the cardiovascular, neurology, pain, and diabetes therapeutic areas...

    Industry Role

    Neil originally qualified as a pharmacist and started his career with Pfizer’s R&D division in the UK before returning to academia to complete a PhD in biopharmaceutics. Neil then switched from academia to the commercial side of the pharmaceutical industry, starting as a UK-based medical sales representative, and then progressing through UK and international marketing management positions, including a 2-year spell in Germany, where he was responsible for a portfolio of marketed and developmental neuroscience products.

    Neil then moved to the service sector and joined a large medical communications agency in the mid ‘90s. Neil progressed through various client service and management positions, with increasing responsibility for acquiring and developing accounts, to overall management of the then largest medical communications business unit within the organization. Over his career, Neil has focused on the successful worldwide support of medical communications activities for a variety of launched and developmental-stage products.

    Career Summary

    – Client Solutions Divisional Lead.
    – Overall internal management of the division.
    – Strategic planning and overall responsibility for resourcing and management of the division’s accounts.

  • Matt

    Matt Smith, BSc, PhD, CMPP Division Lead, Envision Scientific Solutions

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    Matt's Role

    Matt Smith has been with Envision Pharma Group for more than 10 years and currently leads the Envision Scientific Solutions Division in partnership with his Client Solutions colleague Neil Baker...

    Industry Role

    Matt is an experienced medical writer and publications planning expert who has worked in the medical communications industry as a whole for more than 17 years. During this time, Matt has been the scientific lead for a number of large publications programs, responsible for his team’s delivery of strategic plans and tactical output. He is experienced in creating high-quality scientific content for a wide variety of communication materials, ranging from the more traditional formats of manuscripts, posters, abstracts, and slides, to newer formats, such as websites, videos, and CDs. Matt has worked in a number of therapeutic arenas, and has a particularly strong understanding of issues relating to: 1) cardiovascular disease, 2) infectious diseases, 3) type 2 diabetes, and 4) dermatology.

    Career Summary

    – >17 years medical communications agency experience.

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