Cricket Darby, PhD, Joins Connexion Healthcare as Medical Director for the Oncology Center of Excellence
Newtown, PA—March 12, 2014—Connexion Healthcare announces the addition of a Medical Director for the Oncology Center of Excellence. In this role, Dr Darby will be responsible for providing overall medical direction for clients and internal staff, along with medical expertise for new business opportunities related to the continued growth and enhancement of Connexion Healthcare.
Dr Darby comes to Connexion Healthcare with 13 years of experience in medical writing and medical direction. Most recently, she served as Medical Director for a medical communications company. Prior to that position, she served as Medical Writer both for a full-service medical education company as well as for a healthcare advertising firm. In all of her previous roles, Dr Darby provided scientific support services for multiple medical communications and education projects, many pertaining to oncology topics.
Dr Darby holds a doctoral degree in immunology from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, with a grant funded by the National Institutes of Health. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry at Bryn Mawr College.
Connexion Healthcare is comprised of 3 Centers of Excellence—Oncology, Rare Disease, and Neuroscience—and possesses core expertise in these therapeutic areas and in the nuances involved in each therapeutic landscape. Within these Centers of Excellence, Connexion Healthcare conceives, develops, and executes scientific communications designed to elucidate the mechanisms, effects, and therapeutic roles of specific clinical entities through an orchestration of publications, presentations, and multimedia programming. Our esteemed medical directors and content development team, along with an accounts team rooted in science and best practices, are poised to support brands in phase II development through postlaunch.