Entries by Katie Barton

Bert Slade, MD, Joins Tissue Tech as VP, Clinical Development

Former Chief Scientific and Medical Officer Advanced Wound Care, Smith & Nephew Life Science Partner recruited Bert Slade, MD, to serve as the Vice President, Clinical Development for TissueTech.  Slade has built his career in leading clinical trials, medical affairs, and regulatory approvals for medical device and pharmaceutical companies worldwide.  He joins TissueTech while also […]

Dave Driscoll Joins Avizia as Senior Vice President, Sales

Sales Leader at Visicue, Medsphere, Conifer Health, GE Centrocity, and Connecture Life Science Partner has recruited Dave Driscoll to serve as Senior Vice President, Sales for Avizia. Avizia is an innovative telemedicine company providing an end-to-end telehealth platform that integrates care coordination software with industry-leading video devices and mobile apps, enabling clinics and hospitals to […]

Brigham Briggs Joins Smiths Medical as VP, Global Sales Operations

Former Director, Global Sales Operations at Terumo BCT Brigham Briggs has joined Smiths Medical as Vice President, Global Sales Operations – a newly created role for the company where Briggs will have responsibility over the sales organization worldwide. He will oversee the standardization of the sales pipeline, funnel management and incentive compensation across Smiths Medical’s […]

Rachael Fleurence, PhD, Joins MDIC as Executive Director, Coordinating Center

Life Science Partner recruited Rachael Fleurence, PhD, to serve as the MDIC’s Executive Director, Coordinating Center in partnership with the National Evaluation System for Health Technology (NEST). MDIC is the first-ever public-private partnership (PPP) created with the sole objective of advancing medical device regulatory science. MDIC is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that operates in partnership […]

Chris Stein, MD, PhD, Joins Allergan As Director, Medical Safety Physician

Former Global Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Safety Physician Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Chris Stein, MD, PhD, was recruited by Life Science Partner to serve as Director, Medical Safety Physician for Allergan where he will oversee Pharmacovigilance for Allergan’s CNS drug portfolio. In his previous role at Otsuka, Stein partnered with safety physicians at Bristol Myers Squibb to co-market […]

Tony Brennan Joins UL as Director, North American Sales

Former Director, Business Development at Erdman Tony Brennan has joined Underwriters Laboratories as Director, North American Sales for the company’s Health Sciences business unit reporting to Upayan SenGupta, Vice President, General Manager, Health Sciences—SenGupta was recruited to UL by Life Science Partner in 2015. Brennan previously served as Director, Business Development for Erdman, a consulting […]

Deva Puranum, MSc, MBA, Joins Baxter International as Vice President, Global Laboratory Operations

Former Senior Director, Global Quality Operations Mylan Pharmaceuticals Life Science Partner recruited Deva Puranum, MSc, MBA, to serve as Vice President, Global Laboratory Operations at Baxter International to lead the company’s laboratory standardization practices and build out quality systems infrastructure across Baxter’s lab facilities worldwide. Puranum joins Baxter after serving as Senior Director, Global Quality […]

Scott Cohn Joins Surgical Specialties as Vice President, Global Quality Assurance

Former Senior Director, Global Quality Assurance Haemonetics Corporation Scott Cohn was recruited by Life Science Partner to serve as Surgical Specialties’ Vice President, Global Quality Assurance where he will build a quality systems team and implement the harmonization of Surgical Specialties’ quality operations across its manufacturing facilities worldwide. Cohn joins Surgical Specialties after serving as […]

Jing Xie, PhD, MS, Joins MDIC as Vice President, Clinical Affairs

Former Vice President, Global Clinical Affairs, Zimmer Biomet Life Science Partner recruited Jing Xie, PhD, MS, former Vice President, Global Clinical Affairs for Zimmer Biomet to become the Medical Device Innovation Consortium’s (MDIC) first Vice President, Clinical Affairs. MDIC is the first-ever public-private partnership (PPP) created with the sole objective of advancing medical device regulatory […]

Francis Ota, MBA, Joins Lineagen as Chief Financial Officer

Former Executive Vice President, Finance MDxHealth Life Science Partner recruited Francis Ota to become the Chief Financial Officer at Lineagen, an innovative genetics diagnostics company for neurodevelopmental disorders. Ota joins Lineagen after serving as the Executive Vice President of Finance for MDxHealth, a publically owned Belgium based diagnostic company with a US CLIA lab that […]