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management team

 

Jerry Brager | Chairman & CEO
Brief Career History:

  • Founder, 1-800-Doctors, Inc.
  • Founder, HealthSTAR Communications, Inc. in 1997
  • Co-founder of Physician's Computer Network (PCN) in 1983
  • Founder of Strategic Medical Communications, Inc. (SMC) in 1982
  • Sales, marketing and strategic planning positions at Baxter-Travenol and Becton
    Dickinson & Co.

 

Business Interests:

  • Pioneer in the pharmaceutical marketing services, health information and direct-to-consumer promotion

 

Myron Holubiak | President
Brief Career History:

  • Senior Partner and Director, 1-800-Doctors, Inc.
  • President and COO of HealthSTAR Communications
  • President of Roche Laboratories, Inc.
  • Co-founder and CEO of Emron, Inc., a strategic marketing firm
    serving the pharmaceutical industry
  • Early supporter and contract manager of the Academy of Managed
    Care Pharmacy (AMCP)
  • Member of the Board of Directors for BioScrip, Inc., and Children of Chernobyl Relief and Development Fund.

 

Business Interests:

  • Architect of the local marketing concept for the healthcare industry and has applied that concept in both planning and execution

 

Peter Cossman | Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel
Brief Career History:

  • Senior Partner and Director of 1-800-Doctors, Inc.
  • Co-founder, EVP-Operations and Chief Legal Officer of
    HealthSTAR Communications, Inc.
  • Managing Director and General Counsel of Technology
    Management & Funding, L.P. – a technology commercialization
    limited Partnership
  • Founded and managed a regional New Jersey real estate development company
  • Founded and served as Senior Partner of a regional New Jersey law firm
  • "Of Counsel" to the law firm of Couter, Kobert & Cohen (www.ckclaw.com)

 

Business Interests:

  • Healthcare technology and intellectual property
  • Consumer choice in healthcare

 

Jamie Price | COO & Executive Vice President
Brief Career History:

  • UBS – Member, UBS AG Group Managing Board
  • Head, Wealth Management Advisor Group Americas, UBS
  • President and COO Prudential Securities, Inc.
  • Shearson Lehman Hutton

 

Business Interests:

  • Finance and economics with emphasis in business restructuring, wealth management, and investor relations

 

Scott Roeth | Executive Vice President
Brief Career History:

  • EVP and COO of EMMI Solutions
  • Senior executive positions at US Surgical, Solectron, Carethere, and the First Consulting Group
  • VP, US Territory and VP Worldwide Business Development, Digital Equipment
  • VP, Healthcare Industries at IBM
  • BBA and MBA, University of Kentucky
  • UK Fellow and member of the President’s Development Council

 

Business Interests:

  • Information Technology in healthcare
  • Strategic planning, product management, marketing and sales

 

Hughes Bakewell | General Manager, Consumer Services
Brief Career History:

  • Division President, Quebecor World, Inc.
  • Division GM and VP Marketing, Quest Diagnostics
  • President & CEO, Kickstart.com
  • Managing Director, The Integer Group
  • Director, Hallmark Cards
  • Brand Manager, Pepsi-Cola & Frito-Lay

 

Business Interests:

  • Versatile general management executive with B-to-C and B-to-B background at start-ups and large companies, client-side and agency-side; Healthcare, Internet, and Consumer industries.

 

Alvis Swinney | Senior Advisor
Brief Career History:

  • Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Meridian Health.
  • Vice President of Marketing for US Oncology
  • Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Planning for Duke University Health System
  • Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for the Baylor Health Care System
  • Vice President of Corporate Marketing for Republic Health Corporation
  • Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Lifemark Corporation, and Sales and Marketing Manager for Control Data Corporation

 

Business Interests:

  • Health care marketing trends as well as industry marketing, communications and service sales.

 

Doug Snelson | SVP, Business Development – Sponsorships
Brief Career History:

  • President of Global Newsline, a developer of closed circuit TV programming and communications programs for medical associations.
  • Executive Vice President, pharmaceutical sales and marketing, at Physician Computer Network
  • Co-founder and Vice President of Marketing of SCP Communications
  • BS in Communications from The Newhouse School at Syracuse University
    and received his MA in Communications from William Paterson University

 

Business Interests:

  • Healthcare communications including publishing, video, and technology based applications for consumers and doctors

 

Donna Weber | SVP, Marketing and Public Relations
Brief Career History:

  • Principal, Centrix Marketing, a strategic marketing and consulting firm
  • Co-founder and EVP-Corporate Marketing of HealthSTAR
    Communications, Inc., a healthcare marketing services company
  • President, Strategic Medical Communications, a medical advertising
    agency in Denver, CO
  • VP Marketing, TransLogic Corporation in Denver, CO
  • Regional Manager, Sales, Infomed Corporation, Texas
  • Medical Sales and Sales Manager, REMEL, Inc., Texas
  • Supervisor Microbiology Laboratory (MT, ASCP) Doctors Hospital, Texas

 

Business Interests:

  • Healthcare marketing and public relations

 

 

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