LONDON, October 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Medical communications agency Inspired Science today announced the appointment of Dr Peter Levantis as Principal Medical Writer. In this newly created role, Dr Levantis will lead the agency's medical writing team and provide senior strategic and scientific counsel to clients.
Dr Levantis joins Inspired Science with a wealth of experience in pharmaceutical communications. He comes to the role from MJL Advertising where he was Acting Copy Director. Prior to this, he held senior medical writing and editorial positions at Euro RSCG Life and Wells Healthcare Communications. He has more than a decade of experience within the industry.
Commenting on the appointment, Alison Doughty, Head of Inspired Science, said: "We are delighted to welcome Peter to Inspired Science. His breadth of experience and deep understanding of several key therapeutic areas will be a great asset to our clients and our team. Peter will play a key role in shaping our scientific and editorial services as we continue to grow our team of writers."
Prior to embarking on his career in medical communications, Dr Levantis specialised in molecular biology. He was a Research Fellow at the Imperial Cancer Fund, Senior Scientific Officer at the Babraham Institute and Honorary Senior Lecturer and Research Team Leader at the London Hospital Medical College. During this time he produced a substantial number of original publications, gave presentations at several major international congresses and taught extensively.
About Inspired Science
Inspired Science is a full-service medical communications company staffed by passionate, science-trained professionals. Inspired Science was founded in 2008 on the dual pillars of pharma insight and innovation. As a part of the global Omnicom network, and a strategic partner to Ketchum Pleon, Inspired Science has access to the latest technology, insights and training - essential to staying ahead of the curve. At Inspired Science our mission is to provide our clients with innovative, informed and effective solutions to address a diverse range of healthcare communication opportunities and challenges.
Ketchum is a leading global communications firm with operations in more than 70 countries across six continents. Named 2012 PR Agency of the Year (PRWeek) and the winner of an unprecedented three consecutive PRWeek Campaign of the Year Awards, Ketchum partners with clients to deliver strategic programming, game-changing creative and measurable results that build brands and reputations. For more information on Ketchum, a part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., visit http://www.ketchum.com.
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