BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Advanced Health Media, LLC (AHM), announced the appointment of Ms. Susan Y. Leonard as Chief Compliance Officer. Ms. Leonard will lead the company's initiatives dedicated to understanding and communicating regulatory governance associated with the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device markets.
"Susan's extensive regulatory experience in our industry will further strengthen AHM's current position as a leader in compliance-related services and solutions. She will contribute significantly to our ability to proactively address client's needs as laws change," stated Jeff Brady, President and Chief Executive Officer of AHM.
Ms. Leonard brings with her more than 13 years of legal and regulatory experience in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry, serving six of those years as in-house regulatory counsel at Schering Plough and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. She has spent considerable time examining and addressing current aggregate-spend compliance mandates and related state and federal regulations. In addition, she has extensive experience working with the federal Anti- kickback Statute, False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practice Act, HIPAA and the Prescription Drug Marketing Act. Ms. Leonard has led initiatives focused on the evaluation and communication of matters associated with PhRMA Code compliance and adherence to the OIG Guidance on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals.
"Susan's contribution will be significant for the Compliance Solutions division," said Kim Mills, General Manager and Sr. Vice President of AHM's Compliance Solutions. "Her extensive regulatory exposure, as well as her first-hand understanding of our client's needs, will help us help our clients prepare to address current—and pending—legislation regarding promotional spend on healthcare providers."
Prior to serving as in-house counsel, Ms. Leonard was partner at Brach Eichler law firm and associate at Lowenstein Sandler. She holds an M.A. degree from New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and a J.D. from Rutgers Law School.
About Advanced Health Media, LLC
Advanced Health Media (AHM) is the leading U.S. provider of speaker-led meeting logistics, state and federal regulatory compliance technology, thought leader development and medical communications. AHM has developed and markets a fully integrated suite of hosted technology solutions and sales support services designed to address the diverse operational and compliance management needs of its clients, including corporate speaker bureau and event management solutions, sales force automation technology, customer relationship management, and compliance tracking and reporting systems. AHM also provides full-service medical communications, including strategic communication strategy, publication planning, scientific meetings and key opinion leader advocacy development. AHM provides services to more than 50 companies in the pharmaceutical sector.
Headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ, with offices in Union and Somerville, NJ, Chesapeake, VA and Chicago, IL, AHM is the parent company of AHM Solutions, Centeon Solutions, Embryon, LLC, Ephikacy, LLC, Cogenix, LLC, ProMedix, LLC, and InsiteResearch, LLC. For more information, please visit the AHM Web site at www.ahmdirect.com.
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