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Jackie Marchington

Director of Global Operations, Scientific Services

Type of Company:
Communications Agency
Professional Degrees: BA/BS, CMPP, PhD
CMPP Certified: (3/2010)

Bio: Jackie Marchington joined Caudex in 1990 as a medical editor/writer following a period of post-doctoral research. Since then, she has developed within the company in a range of roles culminating in her current position of Director of Global Operations. During her 25+ years in healthcare communications, she has used her logical approach to problem-solving and project development to evolve the current operating, quality and ethical standards for which Caudex is known. She develops and delivers both internal and external training on all aspects of medical publications, including publication ethics, compliance and copyright, and works with all Caudex offices to ensure understanding of and adherence to quality control protocols, as well as processes that contribute to the smooth and efficient development of projects. Jackie is a CMPP, co-chair of the ISMPP Advocacy and Outreach Committee and a member of the Global Alliance of Publication Professionals (GAPP) team.

Laura McGovern

Senior Portfolio Director

Type of Company:
Communications Agency
Professional Degrees: BA/BS, CMPP
CMPP Certified: (9/2009)

Bio: Laura is Senior Portfolio Director at ApotheCom, based in London, UK. Laura has 15 years of medical communications experience across a range of therapy areas, working in collaboration with global and regional clients, and with expertise spanning early phase, pre- and post-launch publication planning, medical education and clinical trial support, including feasibility and access to patients. Laura has been a Certified Medical Publications Professional (CMPP) and a member of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) European Meeting Program Committee member since 2010, serving as chair of the 2015 European Meeting of ISMPP and a range of other roles at, including as a presenter, moderator and abstract reviewer. Laura is also currently a member of the ISMPP Advocacy and Outreach Committee, with a particular focus on outreach within Europe. Prior to joining medical communications, Laura was a Commissioning Editor at Future Science Group, an independent medical publishing company. Laura holds a BSc in Biochemistry from University of Leeds, UK, including a 1-year research placement in genomics at AstraZeneca. She has also completed a short course in the Economic Evaluation of Medicines from University of York, UK.

Valerie Moss

Editorial and Scientific Executive Director
Prime Global People

Type of Company:
Communications Agency
Professional Degrees: PhD
CMPP Certified: (3/2016)

Bio: Valerie has 20 years of medical communications experience. She joined the Prime Global group in 2002 as a senior medical writer, and has taken on a succession of increasingly more senior roles over the last 15 years. Currently, she is Group Editorial and Scientific Director, overseeing Prime Global's strong editorial/scientific team and supporting large Global Pharma clients across franchises on a wide range of communication programmes. With a long-standing background in medical writing, Valerie remains 'hands on', providing scientific and writing support across accounts, as well as guiding the team on compliance matters and providing strategic insights across a broad range of therapeutic areas and projects. Valerie's scientific background, leadership, positivity and support are valued by all who work with her and she is much-respected by clients and colleagues alike. Before starting her career in medical communications, Valerie undertook post-doctoral research at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She holds a PhD in Pharmacy and Pharmacology from the University of Bath and a First Class BSc (Hons) degree in Pharmacy from the University of Portsmouth.

Santosh Mysore

Senior Lead Publication Manager, Medical Governance

Type of Company:
Professional Degrees: PhD

Bio: Santosh holds a doctorate in neuroscience from the medicine faculty of KU Leuven in Leuven, Belgium. After a brief post-doctoral stint at KU Leuven, Santosh is currently working as Senior Publications Lead at GSK, Wavre, Belgium.

Anne Ozog

Consultant Publication Planning and Medical Director

Type of Company:
Communications Agency
Professional Degrees: CMPP, MS, PhD
CMPP Certified: (3/2012)

Bio: Anne is currently Publications Lead Europe and Medical Director at ApotheCom. Her 10+ years of experience in publication planning and communication strategies covers a range of therapeutic areas including rare diseases, throughout the development stages of drugs and devices, and covers clinical, HEOR, and patient engagement aspects. Prior to medical communications, Anne obtained a MSc in biochemistry and a PhD in the cardiovascular field from the University Paris-VI and Paris-XI, France, and worked in academia in France and the USA. A member of ISMPP since 2009, she received her CMPP certification in 2012 and is currently serving on the European Programme Committee.