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Managing Director, Healthcare Practice
As a former corporate commercial attorney and graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Michael brings a unique set of experiences and skill sets to issues that reflect a deep understanding of law, science, business, finance and communication implications to the management of corporate reputation and issues.
Michael is a communication leader and strategist with more than 20 years of experience on both the client and agency side of matters, enabling him to understand the concerns and stresses of both businesses. As Director of Public Affairs for Abbott's pharmaceutical products division, he was responsible for policy communications to promote and protect the corporate reputation. Michael has also worked for Fleishman Hillard, Ruder Finn and other public relations agencies, where his clients included companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck, Bristol Myers Squibb, and Forest Laboratories. Additionally, he has worked for non-profits and providers.
Michael is a conference speaker and author – including DTC Perspectives, Public Relations and Communications Summit, PRSA Health Academy Summit, Multicultural Pharmaceutical & Marketing Conference, PharmaVoice Magazine, Oregon Biosciences Association, and Bio Alberta.