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 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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Category Archives: Generic Drugs
As hearings on Capitol Hill these past two months (and in the months to come) have examined the issue of pharmaceutical pricing to inform potential legislation as well as to garner attention, FDA has been addressing the issue in the … Continue reading
FDA apparently intends to implement today an idea that has been kicking around for a while to begin publishing the names of companies that have had letters of complaint lodged against them asserting that they are taking actions to block … Continue reading
A month ago I was able to sit down with FDA's Deputy Commissioner Dr. Joshua Sharfstein to discuss the FDA's new effort at transparency and accountability called FDA Tracker, resulting in a podcast on the subject. FDA Tracker is a … Continue reading
No doubt the latest report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Competition is going to set the hair of several congresspeople on fire and will perhaps result in a hearing on the matter. The subject of the report … Continue reading