About the AuthorMy name is Mark Senak. I’m a lawyer and I work at the international communications firm FleishmanHillard in New York. For the past several years, I have been consulting with pharmaceutical and biologic companies that are engaged in the process of bringing new drugs to market.
My ProfileI am an authority on regulatory aspects of communications and medical products, with particular emphasis on pre-approval communications; strategist to help pharma and biotech companies prepare best case for advisory committee approval; and counselor in issues and crisis management. I am a frequent speaker on various aspects of same - drug development, promotion, reimbursement and new media in a highly regulated environment. Author of books, newspaper and magazine pieces related to drug marketing and promotion as well as HIV specialty pieces. And of course... blogger!
About This BlogEye on FDA is published by Mark Senak of FleishmanHillard's Washington, D.C. office. The thoughts and ideas in this blog and postings are strictly my own and are not screened by my employer. Everything posted on this blog is my personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of FleishmanHillard or its clients.
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This month marks a decade of Eye on FDA. A good friend of mine was writing a personal blog, which most blogs were back then, that was well-written and funny and I thought – hey I could do that only … Continue reading
The pathogen may change, but there are aspects of communications during a time of outbreak, particularly involving an emerging pathogen, that seem to be a constant. A few short months ago no one had ever heard of the Zika virus. … Continue reading
Sparked by an inquiry regarding a speaking gig around the future of do-it-yourself (DIY) medicine got me to thinking about how much the concept has changed over the years, and most certainly at an accelerating pace. Back in 2011, I … Continue reading
On Monday news came out saying that actor Charlie Sheen would be announcing that he had HIV during a TODAY Show interview that would occur on Tuesday. In addition he issued an open letter about his announcement and HIV status. … Continue reading
Last August I wrote a posting about the important role of communications during the initial stages of an emerging contagious or communicable disease. But communications not only serves a vital purpose at the beginning of an epidemic, it also does … Continue reading