Celeste Williams-Hughes joins ISMPP as an Educational Content Manager. Celeste has over 15 years of experience in developing and managing scientific publications, most recently at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. She also has considerable experience as an advocate for compliance with publication guidelines, and served on cross-functional global and US publications teams. Celeste has a BA in English and holds both BELS and CMPP credentials. Celeste will be responsible for the development, review, and editing/copyediting of educational content for the ISMPP membership, interacting with ISMPP Committees, providing content support for annual meetings, educational activities, and other events, and working with other staff to facilitate the ISMPP presence through social media.
Laine Capaccio joins ISMPP as Director, Certification Program. Laine has over 8 years of experience at medical communications agencies, managing publications and scientific communications projects. She was responsible for advising on ICMJE and GPP2 guidelines, and has extensive financial and budget management experience. Laine has a BA in Communication and holds the CMPP credential. Laine will be responsible for directing all activities associated with the ISMPP Certification Program, including the certification exam, recertification program, and certification-
Celeste and Laine join the current ISMPP team of Kim Goldin (General Manager), Jen Ciafullo (Education Content Manager), Michele Kantrowitz (Director, Projects and Technical Services), and Sue Marek (Membership and Logistics Manager).
ISMPP was founded in 2005 to represent medical publication professionals from all sectors of medical publishing, including pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies, medical publications and communications agencies, journal publishers and editors, academic research, and related fields. With a membership of over 1,100 and representatives across the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, ISMPP is the leading organization for this specialized profession, and is the only not-for-profit organization representing medical publication professionals worldwide.
For further information, contact ISMPP at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 914 618 4453.