Navigation Links
Catherine Sohn Elected To Jazz Pharmaceuticals Board Of Directors
Date:7/30/2012

DUBLIN, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced the election of Catherine Angell Sohn, Pharm.D., CLP, to its board of directors at the company's annual meeting of shareholders held on July 27, 2012.

"Cathy has extensive product and business development experience and brings a strong patient-focused perspective to our board," said Bruce Cozadd, chairman and chief executive officer of Jazz Pharmaceuticals.  "As we strengthen our operations in both the United States and Europe, continue to optimize our commercial activities and evaluate product development strategies for the future, Cathy will add tremendous value."

Catherine Angell Sohn, Pharm.D., CLP, is the founder of Sohn Health Strategies where she consults for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and consumer healthcare companies in the areas of business strategy, business development and strategic product development. She currently serves on the boards of Ariel Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, and The Dohmen Company, a privately held provider of business services to life science companies. She also serves on the Dean's Advisory Council for Drexel University School of Public Health, the Ben Franklin Technology Partners Investment Advisory Committee, Ernst & Young's global Life Science Advisory Board, Springboard Enterprises Life Science Council and the global advisory board of the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association. 

From 1982 to 2010, Dr. Sohn was with GlaxoSmithKline plc (and with SmithKline Beecham plc before its merger with GlaxoWellcome plc), where she served most recently as senior vice president, worldwide business development and strategic alliances in the GSK Consumer Healthcare division.  Previously, she held a series of positions in medical affairs, pharmaceutical business development, U.S. product marketing, and global strategic product development in the pharmaceutical division.  She also previously served on the boards of multiple non-profit organizations, including two terms on the Health Advisory Board for the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and as vice chair of the Corporate Executive Board of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Dr. Sohn started her career as Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, where she currently holds the position of Dean's Professor. She received a Pharm.D. from the University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy. She also received a Certificate of Professional Development from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

About Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc is a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing and commercializing products that address unmet medical needs. The company has a diverse portfolio of products in the areas of narcolepsy, oncology, pain, psychiatry and women's health. The company's U.S. marketed products in these areas include: Xyrem® (sodium oxybate), Erwinaze™ (asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi), Prialt® (ziconotide intrathecal infusion), FazaClo® (clozapine USP) HD and LD, Luvox CR® (fluvoxamine maleate) and Elestrin® (estradiol gel 0.06%). Outside of the U.S., Jazz Pharmaceuticals also has a number of products marketed by an international division, EUSA Pharma.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Bench International Adds Catherine Balin to Executive Team
2. Remedy Informatics Cardiovascular Registry Selected by World-Renowned Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute
3. Four Californians Selected As Breakaway from Cancer® Champions To Be Honored During Amgen Tour of California
4. Elsevier Selected as New Publisher of The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
5. DICOM Grid Selected as a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award
6. Centene Corporation Selected for Ohio Medicaid Contract
7. Bench Internationals Denise (DeeDee) DeMan Elected to SoCalBios Board of Directors
8. Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox Selected by 15 Year Old Winner of Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
9. Nature Made Selected As "Top Recommended Health Product" By U.S. News & World Report And Pharmacy Times
10. ApolloMed ACO Selected To Participate In A Transformative New Initiative Sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
11. Savient Pharmaceuticals to Hold First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call on Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/8/2016)... IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ: IRIX ) today ... common stock, $0.01 par value (the "Offering" with such shares ... final terms of the Offering will depend on market and ... be no assurance as to whether or when the Offering ... net proceeds it will receive from this offering for working ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016 KEY FINDINGS ... Patient warming ... of blood during surgeries, lowering the risks of neurological disorders ... of SSIs. The patient warming systems can be segmented into ... benefits in turn reduce the stay at hospitals thus, lowering ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016 KEY FINDINGS ... poised to grow in 2017-2023. Various reasons for growth ... obese population, higher incidences of chronic diseases, high recovery ... mobility aid services. Medical lifting sling refers to ... with limited mobility. These slings connect to the lift ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... The Holy Name Medical Center ... NY, on December 3rd, to benefit Holy Name Medical Center's programs and services. ... raised over $1 million - the largest event in the Center's history, both ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... "I had a terrible time trying ... Va. "I thought that if the nebulizer had a more child-friendly design, then children ... , He developed the patent-pending NEBY to avoid the need to deliver medication via ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... will become Quality Insights beginning January 1, 2017. The name change aligns ... commitment to measuring and improving health care quality. , “We are very proud ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... Research Institute (WCRI) officially opened registration today for its 33rd Annual Issues ... Boston, MA . , The theme of the conference is “Persistent Challenges and ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... ZyDoc ... Language Processing–Enabled and Conventional Data Capture Methods for Input to Electronic Health Records: ... , Results of the comparative usability study demonstrate that a dictation-based method (“NLP ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):