News Archive, January 2019

MJH Associates, Inc. Acquires Assets from UBM Life Sciences Group Becoming the Largest Privately Held Medical Media Company in the United States

  • 2019-01-31 20:00:00

MJH Associates‚ Inc., (MJH) a leading independent full-service health care education, market research and multichannel medical communications company, has acquired media assets from the UBM Life Sciences Group (part of Informa PLC). The acquisition comes with seven offices — six in the U.S. and one in the United Kingdom — and over 220 associates.

CURE® Announces Record-Breaking Number of Nominations for the 2019 Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing

  • 2019-01-30 19:10:00

CURE Media Group, which reaches over 1 million patients, survivors and caregivers across an industry-leading multimedia platform devoted solely to cancer updates, research and education, received 55 nominations for the 2019 Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing, the highest number in the program’s history, announced Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates Inc., parent company of CURE Media Group.

OncLive® Presents State of the Science Summit™ on Gastrointestinal Malignancies

  • 2019-01-29 15:30:00

OncLive®, the nation’s leading digital resource focused on providing oncology professionals with the most current and insightful information they need to provide the best patient care, will host its latest State of the Science Summit™ on gastrointestinal malignancies on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston in Texas. The summit will be co-chaired by Benjamin L. Musher, M.D., associate professor of hematology and oncology, Barry Stephen Smith memorial endowed professorship, Baylor College of Medicine, and Shubham Pant, M.D., associate professor, department of investigational cancer therapeutics, department of gastrointestinal medical oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Physicians' Education Resource® President Phil Talamo Wins 2018 Brian P. Russell Exemplary CME Professional Award

  • 2019-01-24 19:30:00

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), a leading resource for continuing medical education (CME), announces that PER® President Phil Talamo has received the Brian P. Russell Exemplary CME Professional Award from the National Association for Medical Education Companies (NAMEC). The award was presented Wednesday, Jan. 23 during the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions 2019 Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ Presents a Live Virtual Symposium on Breast Cancer

  • 2019-01-24 15:30:00

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE), a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will host the virtual symposium Pharmacists Reaching Out®: Optimizing Patient Management in HR+, HER2– Advanced Breast Cancer: Focus on CDK4/6 Inhibitors on Thursday, Jan. 31, at 7 P.M. EST. The live symposium will feature Danielle L. Roman, Pharm.D., BCOP, manager of oncology clinical pharmacy services and director of the PGY2 oncology pharmacy residency program at Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute.

OncLive® to Host Back-to-Back State of the Science Summit™ Meetings on Hematology and Breast Cancer

  • 2019-01-23 15:00:00

OncLive®, the nation’s leading digital resource focused on providing oncology professionals with the most current and insightful information they need to provide the best patient care, will host two State of the Science Summit™ meetings on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel in Kansas. The first meeting, at 7:30 a.m., will focus on hematology, and the second one, at 12:30 p.m., will center on breast cancer.

Physicians' Education Resource® to Present Optimizing Outcomes Through Stem Cell Mobilization as a Satellite Symposium Adjunct to the Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Meetings (TCT)

  • 2019-01-22 15:15:00

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), a leading resource for continuing medical education (CME), will host a CME-accredited activity, Optimizing Outcomes Through Stem Cell Mobilization: Applying Evidence to Patients With Multiple Myeloma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, on Friday, Feb. 22, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The educational program will be chaired by Shaji Kumar, M.D., professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and consultant, division of hematology, department of internal medicine, Mayo Clinic

Physicians' Education Resource® to Host 15th Annual International Symposium on Melanoma and Other Cutaneous Malignancies®

  • 2019-01-17 16:40:00

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), a leading resource for continuing medical education (CME), will host its 15th annual International Symposium on Melanoma and Other Cutaneous Malignancies®Saturday, Feb. 9, at the InterContinental New York Times Square in New York City. This educational conference will be co-chaired by Omid Hamid, M.D., chief of translational research and immunotherapy and director of melanoma therapeutics at The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute and Jeffrey S. Weber, M.D., Ph.D., deputy director of the Perlmutter Cancer Center at New York University Langone Health.

Contagion® Announces 2019 Section Editors

  • 2019-01-15 20:00:00

Contagion®, the nation’s leading digital and print resource dedicated to providing up-to-date, disease-specific information to health care practitioners and specialists in the field of infectious diseases, announces the appointment of its 2019 section editors for the print publication. These medical professionals will work alongside the editorial staff of Contagion® to deliver timely information about recent medical developments and research to the evolving infectious disease community.

Physicians' Education Resource® to Present Two Satellite Symposia at the 2019 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium

  • 2019-01-14 21:30:00

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), a leading resource for continuing medical education (CME), will conduct two CME-accredited satellite symposia on bladder cancer and renal cell carcinoma at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Genitourinary (GU) Cancers Symposium on Feb. 14 and 15 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis in California, announced Phil Talamo, president of PER®.

NeurologyLive™ Launches Peer Exchange

  • 2019-01-14 17:59:00

NeurologyLive™, a digital and print media enterprise platform dedicated to providing health care professionals treating neurological diseases direct access to expert practice-changing news and insights in neurology, presents its most recent Peer Exchange panel discussion titled “Chronic Migraine: New Paradigms in Management.” The video series welcomes several experts in headache medicine who provide peer-to-peer dialogue, authoritative insights, opinions and perspectives on important issues facing today’s health care professionals treating chronic migraine.

OncLive® Presents State of Science Summit™ on gastrointestinal malignancies

  • 2019-01-11 15:50:00

OncLive®, the nation’s leading digital resource focused on providing oncology professionals with the most current and insightful information they need to provide the best patient care, will host its latest State of the Science Summit™ on gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 5-9 p.m. at the Westin Pasadena in California. The summit will be chaired by Marwan G. Fakih, M.D., professor, department of medical oncology and therapeutics research; associate director for clinical investigations, Comprehensive Cancer Center; medical director, Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research; and co-director, gastrointestinal cancer program at City of Hope.

Physicians' Education Resource® to Host Symposium on Optimal Care for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • 2019-01-10 17:20:00

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), a leading resource for continuing medical education (CME), will conduct a CME-accredited satellite symposium, Optimizing Care in the Era of an Expanding Armamentarium for Hepatocellular Carcinoma, adjunct to the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium. The event will take place Thursday, Jan. 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. PST in ballrooms A and B of the InterContinental San Francisco in California.

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ Presents Educational Video Activity on Demystifying Medical Cannabis in Disease State Management

  • 2019-01-09 17:00:00

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE), a leader in continuing education for retail, health system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, recently launched the educational video activity titled “Demystifying Medical Cannabis in Disease State Management: What Clinicians Need to Know,” announced Jim Palatine, RPh, MBA, president of PTCE.

OncLive® Presents State of the Science Summit™ on Breast Cancer

  • 2019-01-04 15:45:00

OncLive®, the nation’s leading digital resource focused on providing oncology professionals with the most current and insightful information they need to provide the best patient care, will host its latest State of the Science Summit™ on breast cancer updates from recent medical conferences on Monday, Jan. 14, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Millennium Maxwell House Nashville in Tennessee. The summit will be chaired by Erika Hamilton, M.D., director of the breast and gynecologic cancer research program at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute.