We are a team of senior-level communications professionals with deep experience working with life science companies.
We have broad and deep experience in the healthcare space
We bring a sophisticated understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing biotech companies
We think proactively
And we consistently deliver the highest quality work in the most efficient manner
We were founded on the principle that effective, well-executed communications strategies can help the companies we work with achieve their business objectives.
What Makes Us Different?
We're completely focused on driving business results for our clients
We have an exclusive biotech focus, with deep science and subject-matter expertise
We have an all-senior team, with decades of relevant experience
What We Do
Our plans are developed based on each client's specific needs, from corporate communications and messaging & content to earned media & thought leadership, as well as social media & content creation. Whether it's for a brand or a product launch or an industry conference, we provide you with the tactics to get your message out there in an engaging way that provides return on investment—a foundation upon which you can grow your business and achieve results
We intentionally design strategic communications programs to advance business objectives, enabled by a deep understanding of our clients' business and the communications environments they are facing
Messaging & Content
We identify and articulate client stories in a way that resonates and informs, and we deliver messaging by producing meaningful, expertly created original content
Earned Media & Thought Leadersrhip
We develop media and thought leadership strategies that directly support our clients' business objectives, built upon our deep insights into the media outlets and forums that most relevant to biotech industry stakeholders
Social Media & Content Development
We leverage the platforms that effectively amplify messages directly toward influencers and stakeholders critical to our clients' success, and we create compelling, engaging content that resontates with stakeholders, while delivering our clients' messages
We Work With The Most Innovative Companies in Biotech
Our team of experienced communicators does the work: developing strategic solutions with clients; writing and producing high-quality content; engaging with reporters, advocacy groups, and influencers directly; monitoring and implementing social campaigns. The result, we believe, is a consistently higher quality of work.
Founder & CEO
Michael has been helping life science companies leverage communications strategies and tools to achieve their business objectives for more than 25 years. Before founding Scient PR held communications leadership roles in corporate and agency settings.
For nearly 20 years, Courtney has specialized in corporate communications, issues management, positioning, and patient communications to companies from development stage to the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. She helps clients increase visibility to key constituents, communicate business milestones and transactions, and thoughtfully integrate digital influence and media.
Head of Media Relations & Thought Leadership
For more than 15 years, Adam has been helping clients in the healthcare sector enhance their reputations. He has worked at the world’s leading public relations agencies and supported clients across nearly every part of the health care sector: pre-clinical and clinical biotechnology; large, commercial-stage pharmaceutical companies; medical equipment and technology; hospitals; and medical societies.
Kelly has nearly 20 years of healthcare public relations experience with a focus on creating and implementing communications programs for leading bio-pharmaceutical companies. Supporting biopharmaceutical products’ clinical and regulatory milestones, she has expertise in developing tailored communications approaches for each stage of a product’s lifecycle.
Cory has more than 15 years of experience in developing and executing communications strategies on behalf of biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. Prior to joining Scient, Cory led corporate and oncology communications at EMD Serono, managing all external communications, as well as the oncology and endocrinology franchises.
With nearly 20 of PR experience, Lindsay is a trusted advisor and senior communications strategist. She has successfully led large- and small-scale campaigns for clients that include media relations, stakeholder/advocacy relations, issues/crisis preparedness and management as well as critical core activities.
Megan is an accomplished healthcare PR executive with a proven track record of using strategy-based creativity to deliver measurable business results for clients from big pharma such as Merck, Pfizer and Allergan, as well as smaller biotechs including Intercept AMAG Pharmaceuticals and Frequency Therapeutics.
For more than 20 years, Kristie Wallis has partnered with clients on corporate communications, public relations, and digital marketing. She works closely with biotech clients to amplify milestones, develop and elevate thought leadership, and integrate digital channels effectively.
Jordan is a communications professional with experience driving scientific storytelling and strategic communications for leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies at global PR agencies. She has worked across a variety of therapeutic areas, including oncology, mental health and rare diseases, helping companies navigate regulatory and corporate milestones with a focus on messaging and material development, digital media, thought leadership, issues management and patient advocacy.
Beth has more than 30 years of experience and a proven track record of delivering effective communications programs for her healthcare clients. During her career, Beth has supported the commercial launch of a number of pharmaceutical brands including most recently Toujeo and Praluent, as well as the Rx to OTC switch of Nasacort.
Lisa is a media and communications consultant with more than 20 years of experience focused on pharmaceutical products, vaccines and health-related issues. She has worked to provide comprehensive strategic counsel and media relations support to an array of clients – from emerging biotech companies to Fortune 500 pharmaceutical companies and large government-funded health coalitions.
Mariesa has more than 20 years experience in securing award-winning global press coverage for numerous biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical device, health IT, and healthcare companies. She consistently delivers high-profile press coverage resulting in numerous awards, including the prestigious Clarion award from Women in Communications.
Content & Media Strategy
Mike joined the Scient PR team in 2020 after nearly twelve years as a journalist at BioCentury, where he wrote and edited stories about innovative therapeutic discoveries and enabling technologies, emerging biotech companies, drug development strategies and other topics relevant to stakeholders in the global biopharma industry. Prior to that, he spent over a decade in the pharmaceutical industry as an analytical chemist in drug discovery at DuPont Merck, DuPont Pharma and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Lindsey is an experienced communications professional with refined strategic communication skills, respected leadership and a passion for contributing to health and wellness organizations. Lindsey has more than 10 years of internal and external strategic communication experience in the demanding and complex healthcare industry, most recently focusing on executive, internal, and change management communications.
Alyssa is a seasoned public relations professional with more than 15 years of experience working with leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies, medical institutions and patient advocacy organizations on professional, consumer and internal communication initiatives.
Social Media / Content Strategist
Suzanne has been a social media pro since the business world first started to accept it. Suz has grown content programs from the ground up and devised original strategies that bring social media, public relations, and creative together. As a social media strategist supporting leading biotech companies, she creates holistic, results-driven solutions based on clients' unique needs and goals. To her, marketing is about building authentic, lasting relationships between companies and their target audiences.
Social Media Support
Nora brings several years of experience in professional office executive/operations assistant positions as well as recent media assistant experience in fast-paced corporate marketing, healthcare, and public relations companies. Nora joined Scient PR in June 2022 with a focus to contribute her knowledge, enthusiasm, and expertise to health and wellness organizations as well as providing ongoing media and project support to team leads.