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Medical Manager

Location:
Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
May 08, 2019

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MARY JO KREY

**** ******** ******, **, **** Lee, NJ 07024

201-***-****; ac9by9@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY: SEASONED MEDICAL EDUCATION CONTENT DEVELOPER

Manage publications, develop / edit / write medical education materials (digital, live, print) for programs including

webcasts, videos, case studies, supplements, symposia, proposals, others. Work collaboratively with key faculty,

reviewers, and internal and external teams to develop medical education activities for health care professionals

in accordance with established budgets, timelines, objectives, and style guides. Therapeutic areas include:

DEPRESSION / DIABETES / PEDIATRICS / COPD/ ASTHMA / OVERACTIVE BLADDER / MIGRAINE /

SLEEP-WAKE DISORDERS / CARDIO / ALLERGIC RHINITIS / PAIN / INFECTIOUS DISEASES / ONCOLOGY / ANESTHESIOLOGY / WOMEN’S HEALTH

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Merck, Rahway, NJ

Scientific Publication Manager (contractor through NewAgeSys, Inc.) (Oct 2017–present)

Manage cross-functional Publication Teams involving publication planning, strategy, and implementation of the plan deliverables in accordance with established guidelines

Lead monthly publications team meetings, facilitating discussions and preparing background materials, agendas and

meeting notes

Facilitate the development and timely completion and submission of high-quality peer-reviewed publications and scientific meeting presentations, coordinating resources for writing, editing, and submitting articles to peer-reviewed scientific journals and preparing materials for scientific conferences

Work collaboratively with Clinical Research and Marketing staff, company teams, scientific leaders, and external authors, writing support / publication vendors, journal editors, and congress secretariats

Plan and manage publication planning budget

Participate in updating Scientific Platforms, ensuring robust strategic planning and implementation of congress presentations and manuscript execution in alignment with global publications objectives and initiatives

Therapeutic areas: Insomnia, perioperative care, women’s health

Brands: BELSOMRA (suvorexant), BRIDION (sugammadex), NEXPLANON / IMPLANON (etonogestrel implant), ELONVA (corifollitropin alfa), GANIRELIX (orgalutran)

Frontline Medical Communications, Parsippany, NJ

Senior Program Manager/Editor (Nov 2016–April 2017)

Edited/Managed print and digital commercially supported medical education programs across portfolio of brands for health care professionals (HCPs) in accordance with established budgets, timelines, objectives, and style guides

Worked collaboratively with commercial supporters, faculty, reviewers, freelancers, and web development, marketing, editorial, outcomes, art directors, and audience development teams

Edited materials; developed e-blasts and promotional ads; developed and managed timelines

Managed MLR approval process for programs

Therapeutic areas: Bipolar depression, diabetes, cardiology, neurology, women’s health, oncology, among others

Brands/Commercial supporters: LATUDA (Sunovion), INVOKANA (Janssen), SAVAYSA (Daiichi Sankyo), AQP4-IgG (Alexion), Flexitouch System (Tactile Medical), Symphion Tissue Removal System (Boston Scientific), OPDIVO (Bristol-Meyer Squibb), XIFAXAN (Valeant), myasthenia gravis awareness campaign (Alexion), among others

Freelance Medical Writer/Editor (Nov 2015–Nov 2016)

Haymarket Medical Education, Paramus, NJ

Director, Grant and Content Development (2013–2015)

Senior Project Editor (2004–2013)

Prepared proposals for and wrote/edited/developed commercially supported CME activities – digital, print, and live – for HCPs in accordance with established budgets, timelines, objectives, and style guides (AMA)

Identified and developed collaborative relationships with key faculty for CME activities

Worked collaboratively with commercial supporters, faculty, reviewers, freelancers, and web development, marketing, editorial, outcomes, and design teams

Attended/Participated in off-site programs (symposia, conferences, meetings with faculty, advisory boards)

Contributed to achieving team’s highest win rate for grant proposals for 2008–2012

Provided leadership to junior staff and freelancers

Prepared proposals for and wrote/edited/developed promotional as well as medical education programs (2004-2009)

Therapeutic areas: Asthma, bipolar depression, pediatric nutrition (allergies, atopic dermatitis, obesity), COPD, diabetes, overactive bladder, migraine, spasticity, cardiology, sleep-wake disorders, allergic rhinitis, postoperative pain, infectious diseases, female sexual dysfunction, prostate cancer

Brands/Commercial supporters: Reslizumab (Teva), LATUDA (Sunovion), FARXIGA (AstraZeneca), GOOD START infant formulas (Nestlé), BOTOX (Allergan), SEMPRANA (Allergan), NUVIGIL/PROVIGIL (Cephalon/Teva), JARDIANCE (Boehringer Ingelheim), DYMISTA, ASTEPRO, ASTELIN (Meda Pharmaceuticals), FLUMIST (MedImmune), SYNAGIS (MedImmune), TRADJENTA (Boehringer Ingelheim), IONSYS (The Medicines Company), SPIRIVA, flibanserin (Boehringer Ingelheim), among others

Fallon Medica (Cline Davis & Mann, Inc.), Red Bank, NJ

Senior Medical Editor (2003–2004)

Edited/Wrote/Managed in-depth, commercially supported medical education materials for physicians and other HCPs in accordance with established budgets, timelines, objectives, and style guides (AMA)

Materials included journals, monographs, slide presentations, executive summaries, reports, and materials for speaker’s bureaus

Worked collaboratively with commercial supporters, faculty, reviewers, freelancers; marketing, editorial, and design teams

Participated in developing SOPS for editorial department to improve efficiency

Therapeutic areas: Cardiac device therapy, HIV disease, epilepsy

Brands/Commercial supporters: CONTAK CD (Guidant), FUZEON (Roche), pregabalin, NEURONTIN (Pfizer)

Sciens Worldwide/MediSolutions (Nelson Communications), New York, NY

Senior Medical Writer (2000–2002)

Wrote and developed in-depth, commercially supported medical education materials for physicians, other HCPs, and patients in accordance with established budgets, timelines, objectives, and style guides (AMA)

Materials included monographs, slide presentations, newsletters, executive summaries, reports, research posters, and materials for speaker’s bureaus

Attended/Participated in off-site programs (symposia, conferences, planning meetings)

Worked collaboratively with commercial supporters, faculty, reviewers, freelancers; marketing, editorial, and design staff

Therapeutic areas: Osteoporosis, cardiology, HIV disease, cancer anemia, growth hormone deficiency, respiratory viruses

Brands/Commercial supporters: VIDEX, ZERIT (Bristol-Myers Squibb), EPREX (Ortho Biotech), GENOTROPIN (Pharmacia), VIRAZOLE (ICN Pharmaceuticals), SYNAGIS (Abbott/MedImmune Inc)

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Held textbook publishing, Medical Staff Reporter/Manager, and editorial jobs in the medical publishing industry

Positions ranged from Editorial Assistant to Director, Editorial Services

Wrote articles for Oncology News, Convention Highlights (Pfizer), Urology Times, and Cardiovascular Medicine

Developed monographs, slide presentations, research posters, sales training materials, and patient education brochures

Managed the peer-reviewed Journals of Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma, Practical Hygiene, Psychosocial Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Ophthalmic Nursing & Technology, and Today's OR Nurse as well as Signature (dental publication) and Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News (subscription-based and/or client/advertising sponsored)

Other therapeutic areas: HIV/HCV, psychiatry, arthritis, melanoma, antihistamines, oral contraceptives, influenza, dermatology, arthritis, immunization, GERD, Alzheimer’s disease, cardiology, diabetes

Other brands/commercial supporters: PEG-Intron (Schering), ZYPREXA (Eli-Lilly), REMICADE (Centocor/Schering-Plough), CLARITIN (Schering), ALESSE (Wyeth-Ayerst), RELENZA (Glaxo-Wellcome), DOVONEX (Bristol-Myers Squibb), REMICADE (Centocor/Schering-Plough), ACT HIB (Pasteur Merieux Connaught), PROTONIX (Wyeth), EXELON (Novartis), TRASYLOL, CIPRO (Bayer), GLUCOTROL (Pfizer), PRIMACOR (Sanofi), AEROBID (Forest)

EDUCATION

BA (dual degree), Communications and Psychology, Syracuse University: SI Newhouse School of Public Communications/College of Arts and Sciences; Syracuse, New York

AWARDS

Developed program given the 2011 Alliance for CME Award for Outstanding Industry-Supported Certified CME

SKILLS

Computer: MS Office suites (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel) cross platform PC/Mac; Adobe Acrobat

Programs: Datavision, SharePoint

Style Guides: AMA 10th edition



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