Thank you for joining us in celebrating life sciences training excellence.
Congratulations to this year’s finalists and winners. Your work and dedication serve as an inspiration to us all!
We hope to see you at the 50th LTEN Annual Conference this November in Denver, CO.
Meet the Winners in the Practitioner Categories
All-Star Teams – The Neuroscience Account Associate Development team, SK Life Science, for creating a peer-driven development program.
Emerging Leaders – Brett Smith, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., for stepping up and planning innovative launches.
Innovation – Susan Hendrich, AstraZeneca, for designing patient-centric and emphathetic training, and Jessica Hutchins, Chiesi, for increasing engagement and effectiveness through gamification.
Training for Change – The SDPA Sunovion Training & Development team, Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma America, for creating a two-day virtual field leadership summit.
Non-Commercial Training Efficiency – Jennifer A. Marshall of Janssen, for redefining her work group to develop the workforce of the future.
Meet the Winners in the Provider/Training Partner Categories
Innovation – LCILX, for building a virtual reality mindful meditation program, and MC3, for using a virtual city to build a multimodal launch.
Industry Partnership – TiER1 Performance & Genentech, for together using a fitness theme to create engaging compliance training.
Learning Content – CMR Institute, for developing client-focused virtual selling content.
This Year’s Field Trainer Scholarship Winners
The 2021 field trainer scholarships went to Shawn Nordquist of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, for designing and implementing a new field training framework, and Michael Tomlinson of Eisai, for improving retention through career path education.
Three Cheers for this Year’s Judging Panel and Planning Committee
Awards Planning Committee:
David Fortanbary / UCB
Jennifer Muszik / Biogen
Mark Osborne / Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Richard Sampson/ Cepheid
John Sjovall / SK Life Science
Ranieka Weston / Senior Training Executive
Rich Baron / Boehringer Ingelheim
Seth Borsuk / Bausch Health
Vicki Colman / Eisai
Amity Cutaia / Astellas
David Fortanbary / UCB
Rosa Hanks / CooperSurgical
Thomas Hood / Bayer Healthcare
Laura Last / Amgen
Melissa Lowe / Philips
Mike McGrath / Bristol-Myers Squibb
Connie Murray / BBraun Medical
Mark Osborne / Novartis
Norma Piggott / Takeda
Chris Platanos / Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Alison Quinn / Bristol-Myers Squibb
Richard Sampson / Cepheid
Greg Sapnar / Bristol-Myers Squibb
John Sjovall / SK Life Sciences
Pam Stalgren / GlaxoSmithKline
Cleon Wellington / Midmark
Carol Wells / Genentech
Jason Zeman / Bausch Health