John Gonzalez
John Gonzalez

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John Gonzalez
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John is a UK registered pharmacist who spent the first part of his career in academia, completing his PhD in neuroscience and subsequently lecturing in pharmacology. For the past 30 years he has worked in the publishing, healthcare agency and pharmaceutical industry sectors. He started in healthcare communications and publishing by joining Adis International (now part of the Springer Group) where he held several roles including General Manager (Germany), Business Development Director and Editorial Director. John then joined AstraZeneca in 2000 as a Global Publications Manager working in the neurology, pain, anaesthesia and psychiatry areas. He then moved into Global Professional Relations at AstraZeneca in the psychiatry field - a position he held for 3 years.

From 2008 to 2016 John was in leadership roles in the Global Publications Group at AstraZeneca Medical Affairs at Alderley Park, UK. He was responsible for publications skills development and was Director of Publications Policy until August 2013.Thereafter he became Therapy Area Publications Director for the CNS, GI and Infection franchise. John has been a member of the Medical Publishing Insights & Practices (MPIP) Initiative Steering Committee Secretary on the ISMPP Board of Trustees. He is currently a member of the CMPP Board of Trustees.

John has set up Solanum Medical Communications Ltd which is based at the BioHub at Alderley Park in Macclesfield, UK. Solanum provides consultancy to the pharmaceutical, biotech and device industries on medical publications policy, strategy, planning, guidelines and ethics.

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Solanum Medical Communications Ltd

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B Pharm

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Communications Agency

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Annual Meeting Faculty:
10th Annual Meeting Faculty, 11th Annual Meeting Faculty
European Meeting Faculty:
2016 EU Meeting Faculty, 2017 EU Meeting Faculty, 2018 EU Meeting Faculty