Complimentary ISMPP U Webinars

Every January, ISMPP offers a complimentary ISMPP U that is open to ALL regardless of ISMPP membership status. We hope you enjoy the ISMPP U! Please scroll down to view the complimentary webinars

ISMPP offers monthly ISMPP U education webinars and quarterly AP ISMPP U webinars (specific to the Asia Pacific region) for its members as well as many other member benefits including:


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Complimentary ISMPP U Webinars:

Plain Language Summaries (PLS) of Publications: Perspectives that will shape the future

February 3, 2021

Recording available

Approved for 1.5 ISMPP CMPP™ recertification credit 

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Its Impact on Publication Planning

April 29, 2020

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Approved for 1.5 ISMPP CMPP™ recertification credit 

Visual Medical Communications

January 29, 2020

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Approved for 1.5 ISMPP CMPP™ recertification credit 

Open Access and Medical Publishing

January 30, 2019

Approved for 1.5 ISMPP CMPPTM Recertification Credit

Joe Adams, Regional Sales Manager EMEA, Wiley
Ashley Farley, MLIS, Associate Officer of Knowledge & Research Services, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
J. Britt Holbrook, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities, New Jersey Institute of Technology; Member, Open Access Advisory Panel, European Commission
Valerie Philippon, PhD, Senior Director and Global Head, Scientific Publications, Global Medical Affairs, Shire
David Sampson, MBA, Vice President and Publisher, Publishing, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Alan Thomas, Patient Engagement Advocate; Founder, Ataxia and Me©

LaVerne Mooney, BSc, MPH, DrPH, Director & Team Leader: Publications, CI and Innovation, External Medical Communications, Pfizer; Steering Committee Member, Medical Publishing Insights and Practices (MPIP); Member, Open Pharma
Chris Winchester, DPhil, Chair, ISMPP Board of Trustees (2018–2019); CEO, Oxford PharmaGenesis; Co-founder, Open Pharma

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Complimentary ISMPP U Webinar:

What's Your Path? Career Development in Medical Publications

January 17, 2018

Did you have a question for our speakers? They have graciously agreed to be contacted via email. See email address after name below. 

Brian Bass, MWC, President, Bass Global, Inc.; [email protected]
Mark Riotto, Director, US Publications, AstraZeneca; [email protected]
Suzann Schiller, MA, ISMPP CMPP™, Executive Vice President, Strategic Collaborations, Cello Health Communications; [email protected]
Lindsey Summers, MBA, Director, Pharmaceutical Consulting Division, Green Key Resources, LLC; [email protected]

Moderator: Lisa Baker, PhD, ISMPP CMPP™, Chair, ISMPP-U Committee; Freelance Medical Writer; [email protected]

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Complimentary ISMPP U Webinar:

Graphical Presentation of Data in Medical Publications

January 25, 2017

Tom Lang, MA, Principal, Tom Lang Communications and Training International
Dikran Toroser, PhD, ISMPP CMPP™, Senior Medical Writing Manager, Amgen
Charles J. Turck, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, President and CEO, ScientiaCME, LLC

Moderator: Hajira Koeller, PhD, Associate Director, Scientific Communications, Alkermes, Inc.

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Members' Only ISMPP U Webinars:

  • Join today!  to access all the ISMPP U Webinars. Full membership dues are $195 annually; Associate due are $95 annually
  • Members may access the ISMPP U Archives for full viewing of these 2018 ISMPP U Webinars.

Highlights of the 2018 European Meeting of ISMPP: Advancing Medical Publications In A Complex Evidence Ecosystem

March 21, 2018


Paul Farrow, PhD, ISMPP CMPP, Group Communications Director, Oxford PharmaGenesis, and Member, ISMPP EU Meeting Committee
Santosh Mysore, PhD, Senior Lead Publication Manager, Medical Governance, GlaxoSmithKline
Fiona Plunkett, PhD, ISMPP CMPP™, Client Services Director, Health Interactions, and Chair, ISMPP EU Meeting Committee
Karen Woolley, PhD, ISMPP CMPP, Global Lead, Patient Partnerships, Envision Pharma Group

Moderator: Kathleen McConnell, MBA, RPh, ISMPP CMPP, Managing Director, SciFluent Communications, Inc.

Discussion of Authorship Practices in Publications of Industry-Sponsored Trials

Feb. 21, 2018

Renu Juneja, PhD, Head of Scientific Communications & Training, Oncology Medical Affairs, Janssen Biotechnology Inc.
Brian Scheckner, PharmD, BCPP, ISMPP CMPP, Director, Medical Communications, Sleep Franchise, Global Scientific Affairs, Medical Affairs, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Eric Wong, PhD, MBA, ISMPP CMPP, Medical Communications Lead, Janssen Infectious Diseases

Moderator: Divya Padmanabha, PhD, MS, ISMPP CMPP, Senior Account Manager, CACTUS Communications

Asia Pacific ISMPP U: Strategies to Educate HCPs and Authors on GPP3 and Good Publications Practice

April 2018

Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Moderator: Jake Burrell, PhD, ISMPP CMPP™, Operations Director, Rude Health Consulting, Shanghai, China