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Message from HBA Metro chapter president

Dear HBA Metro chapter members and sponsors,

I want to thank all of our HBA Metro chapter members and sponsors that have enabled us to start 2013 off with a bang. We have a variety of programs and locales planned for this year, so we can reach as many of our members as possible. Our board members and volunteers are here to serve you, our members and sponsors.  We would love to hear from you so that we can meet your membership needs.  Please feel free to email me.

2013 program successes

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HBA Europe chapter and eyeforpharma embark on strategic partnership

The HBA Europe chapter and eyeforpharma, a hub for senior-level pharma executives, patient advocacy groups and other health experts to exchange ideas and stay up to date with shifting trends and practices within the pharmaceutical industry, are announcing their first steps to building a long-lasting strategic alliance. Both parties have started intense discussions about developing a fruitful partnership and are exploring avenues for sharing and exchanging ideas and experiences in this regard. Further discussions are scheduled to be held from a global perspective.

Bridgette P. Heller named 2013 HBA Woman of the Year (WOTY)

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) today announced that its 2013 Woman of the Year is Bridgette P. Heller, executive vice president at Merck and president of Merck Consumer Care.

Bridgette HellerThe Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) today announced that its 2013 Woman of the Year is Bridgette P. Heller, executive vice president at Merck and president of Merck Consumer Care.

HBA Metro chapter presented Communicating for Change to a sold-out audience

The HBA Metro chapter’s flagship event, “Communicating for Change,” was recently held at Quintiles in Parsippany, NJ.

The HBA Metro chapter’s flagship event, “Communicating for Change,” was recently held at Quintiles in Parsippany, NJ.

Dr. Beth Banks Cohn, founder and president of ADRA Change Architects, led an engaging discussion on strategic communication skills required to effectively lead and manage change. Stating that “using communication during a change can determine success,” Dr. Banks Cohn utilized several business case studies to demonstrate how messages are communicated can impact both individuals and organizations.

Honoring the Greater Philadelphia chapter 3Q and 4Q Volunteers of the Month

The HBA GP chapter is happy to acknowledge the following Volunteers of the Month (VOTM), who were announced at “Strengthening You” events. We greatly appreciate their continued efforts and commend their dedication to our chapter.

The HBA GP chapter is happy to acknowledge the following Volunteers of the Month (VOTM), who were announced at “Strengthening You” events. We greatly appreciate their continued efforts and commend their dedication to our chapter.

Frances Fizzano, July 2012 VOTM
“I know that a great way to meet people and let people know me in an organization is to volunteer.”

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HBA membership can impact your career goals and aspirations

Dear HBA Metro chapter members,

My name is Kathy Fitzpatrick, your HBA Metro chapter president for 2013. 

I look forward to meeting as many of you as possible at events during the year and gathering your direct feedback on how we can continue to provide value to you as a member of this outstanding professional organization. 

At this time of year, many of you have New Year’s resolutions plus are finalizing your business goals and development plans at your companies. As you develop these plans, use your HBA membership to optimize success in reaching your goals.

HBA Metro chapter recap and video of "Personalized Medicine: Is it our future?"

This is the Women in Science HBA Metro chapter’s venue on “Personalized Medicine: Is it our future?” which was hosted at Bristol-Myers Squibb facility in Plainsboro, NJ. The event was well attended by the HBA board members including Megan Montgomery and Adrienne L. Robinson. Terry Beebe Thomas, president of HBA Metro chapter, gave the HBA opening remarks.