Kym White leads Edelman’s 600+ health specialists and provides communications counsel to a wide variety of healthcare clients.
Previously, Kym was the chief communications officer at Baxter International Inc. Prior to Baxter, Kym spent 16 years with Ogilvy PR Worldwide in a variety of roles including general manager of the New York office and co-managing director of the agency’s global healthcare practice.
Her experience includes 20+ years of work in corporate communications, healthcare product marketing and related issues management. She has developed and overseen U.S. and global communications programs for products at all stages of their lifecycle for many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
Kym has been recognized as one of the top 50 healthcare PR professionals by PRWeek. She was elected to the Arthur Page Society in 2008 and elevated to its Board of Trustees in 2009. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, with a B.S. in communications and political science.
Trust in healthcare, as well as in all five subsectors of healthcare we study, is actually on the rise, gaining momentum from last year and reversing a backwards trend we saw last year for pharma (globally and in the U.S.) and biotech (in the U.S. only).
On the heels of the biggest year for healthcare M&A in years, the annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference is poised to kick off 2016 with a myriad of companies showcasing their pipelines, portfolios and approaches to industry challenges in San Francisco next week.
Starting Monday, January 12th, nearly 5,000 healthcare company executives, analysts, institutional investors and assorted dealmakers will converge upon San Francisco to share their outlook for 2015 at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference.