Breakthrough Patient Recruitment

Warming Up for SCOPE 2015!

Each year, we look forward to kicking off our conference attendance at the annual Summit for Clinical Operations Executives (SCOPE) February 24 - 26.  Especially for those of us in MMG's Washington, D.C., office, Florida is the perfect setting to reconnect with colleagues and make new connections with sponsors, sites, and partners.   With six subject matter tracks running across the course of three days, there is much to see and hear regarding the future of clinical trials… [Read More]

Caring for the Caregiver: A Volunteer’s Experience with Alzheimer’s Disease

Several years ago, I volunteered at an assisted living center for people with Alzheimer's disease. And, although it was some time ago, the experience is still with me. It has impacted my life. As a health communicator, I understand the importance of care giving for others, but as a volunteer, I learned the importance of caring for the caregiver. I recall the joy I experienced when a resident who I took for a walk or shared a cup of coffee with would reward me with a smile. I recall d… [Read More]

Wear Red Campaign Continues to Make Strides Against Heart Disease in Women

It was exactly 5 years ago today that I was offered my job at MMG. Although remembering such dates is my party trick, there's a really important reason I remember this date. I was offered this job and an opportunity to work on the Smokefree Women campaign on Feb. 5, 2010, which just so happened to be National Wear Red Day that year. I was, indeed, wearing red that day. And here we are, 5 years later, and I am still wearing red and still just as passionate about the cause. To bring yo… [Read More]


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