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. I have also worked extensively with an array of medical societies and patient organizations providing strategic communications counsel and media training.
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 Blog
Eye on FDA is published by Mark Senak of FleishmanHillard’s New York 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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Monthly Archives: July 2013
Is There a Doctor in the House? The Medical Background of Congress
Congress oversees a great deal that has to do with health care. You may have heard a little about that little piece of legislation that was passed called the Affordable Care Act (a/k/a Obamacare), comprehensively reforming our system of healthcare … Continue reading
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Weekly Roundup 7-26-13
The week has brought great relief from both the heat and the humidity this week which was most welcomed. The garden got a break as did the gardener. Soon the Congress will all go home and the town and the … Continue reading
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Can Technology Usher in New Era of OTCs?
As many long time readers know from earlier postings about this topic, when I step on my bathroom scale, it records my weight and sends it to my iPad. I have a blood pressure cuff that hooks up that very … Continue reading
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Weekly Roundup 7-19-13
Ok. I keep thinking summer is going to be the time when things slow down and I have a little more time for posting. I’m not teaching over the summer, people are on vacation, life slows down, right? Not … Continue reading
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Weekly Roundup 7-12-13
Don’t know about where you are, but here in Washington, D.C. the rain has been of epic proportions. The gardens are getting a good long drink and I always like to think, whether or not it is true, that a … Continue reading
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