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Yardley, PA, United States, 2011/04/18 - Publicis Touchpoint Solutions names Doug Young, PhD as VP of their Touchpoint Clinical Solutions center-of-excellence specializing in clinical health educator programs, medical science liaison teams, and integrated adherence and retention solutions.
Publicis Touchpoint Solutions — a leading provider of multichannel message delivery solutions for the life sciences industry — has announced that Doug Young, PhD has been appointed Vice President of their Touchpoint Clinical Solutions center-of-excellence. Touchpoint Clinical Solutions specializes in clinical health educator programs, medical science liaison teams, and integrated adherence and retention solutions. Publicis Touchpoint Solutions is a division of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group.
Dr. Young joins Publicis Touchpoint Solutions with more than 22 years in the biopharmaceutical industry, including 16 years with Bristol-Myers Squibb where he served most recently as Vice President of Global Medical Affairs and the leader of the Global Field Medical Center-of-Excellence at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Dr. Young also held marketing leadership positions in cardiovascular, neuroscience and diabetes; as well as the role of Group Leader in the Department of Metabolic Diseases. Prior to his tenure at Bristol Myers- Squibb, Dr. Young worked at Sandoz Research (currently Novartis) for 6 years where he led a research team focused on the discovery of new medications for diabetes. He has an extensive background in strategic development and building and leading clinical teams, as well as expertise in marketing, medical affairs, and medical education.
Dr. Young completed his PhD in the Department of Pharmacology and his post-doctoral training in the Department of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, where he later became an Assistant Research Professor.
In his new role, Dr. Young heads the Publicis Touchpoint Solutions’ healthcare education center-of-excellence—Touchpoint Clinical Solutions—and is responsible for strategic planning and execution. He reports directly to Rick Keefer, President and CEO, Publicis Touchpoint Solutions.
“We are thrilled to have Doug aboard,” said Mr. Keefer. “With his impressive background, exceptional expertise and forward thinking, Doug is a great asset to our organization. He complements our executive team and adds fresh insight, allowing us to create the most comprehensive, sophisticated, and highly developed clinical education center-of excellence within the industry. Publicis Touchpoint Solutions is now positioned to offer our clients a highly-tailored, strategic and well-defined message delivery mix.”
For business inquiries, please contact Dean Hopkins, EVP Business Development, at (215) 525-9810 or E: Dean.Hopkins[.]TouchpointSolutions.com.
About Publicis Touchpoint Solutions, Inc.
Publicis Touchpoint Solutions (TouchpointSolutions.com) provides a comprehensive array of multichannel message delivery solutions to the life sciences industry. From in field to inside and from promotional to clinical, Publicis Touchpoint Solutions centers-of-excellence include field sales and service, live video detailing, inside credentialed sales specialists, inside sales and service, clinical health educators, and medical science liaisons. A wide range of vital support solutions—each of which serves all of the company’s message delivery channels—includes recruiting, training, performance management, operations, data/analytics, and compliance. Publicis Touchpoint Solutions provides the human touch to precision multichannel messaging delivered at the right time and through the right channels to achieve maximum impact. Publicis Touchpoint Solutions is a member of the Publicis Healthcare Communications Group.
About Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG)
Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PublicisHealthcare.com), a member of Publicis Groupe SA, is one of the largest healthcare communications groups in the world with over 2,700 employees located in 10 countries. Worldwide healthcare services include advertising, medical education, sales and marketing, and medical and scientific affairs. PHCG offers its clients a strategic partnership, a strong focus on ensuring value for their marketing spend, and exceptional performance on their assignments.