Life Sciences and Innovation Council (LSIC)
Life Sciences and Innovation Council Main Contacts:
Major pharmaceutical companies are all growing their businesses by being members of NJAMHAA's Life Sciences and Innovation Council and tapping into New Jersey's vast behavioral healthcare market. NJAMHAA is the leading trade association in New Jersey representing the needs of nonprofit behavioral health provider organizations.
Alkermes is a fully integrated global biopharmaceutical company and leader in innovative medicines that address the unmet needs and challenges of people living with debilitating diseases.
Regional Director of Access and Reimbursement
Today, we are at work in more than 90 countries around the world and in every state in the U.S. Our promise is simple: wherever and whenever people are in crisis, we can bring the help they need. Working together, we are improving health outcomes for millions of people in need each year.
AstraZeneca is a global biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes innovative medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases.
Stephanie Darwak- State Alliance Manager
BioNJ is The Gateway to Health, a powerful network of 400 Members representing research-based life sciences companies and other contributors to a vibrant ecosystem where science is supported, companies are created, drugs are developed and patients are paramount. Because Patients Can’t Wait, we are dedicated to propelling this rich, innovation ecosystem forward in New Jersey and beyond to help stimulate the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies and cures and save and improve lives and lessen the burden of illness and disease to society.
Debbie Hart - President and CEO
Eli Lilly & Company makes medicines that help people live longer, healthier, more active lives. Across the globe, Lilly has developed productive alliances and partnerships that advance their capacity to develop innovative medicines at lower costs.
Timothy Lyden - Manager of Public Affairs
Healthcare Institute of New Jersey
The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey is a trade association for the research-based pharmaceutical and medical technology industry in New Jersey. Founded in 1997, the Institute serves as a unified voice for the industry and seeks to build awareness of this industry’s impact on New Jersey’s quality of life and economic well-being.
Megan Fielder - Government Affairs Associate
Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Systems, Inc.
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson are dedicated to addressing and solving the most important unmet medical needs of our time, including oncology, immunology, neuroscience, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Driven by their commitment to patients, the company develops sustainable, integrated healthcare solutions by working side-by-side with healthcare stakeholders.
Philip Lachaga - Strategic Market Director
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.
In North America, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. operates three pharmaceutical companies dedicated to creating and promoting new products and innovative solutions for better health worldwide, with a focus on four specialty areas: neuroscience, oncology, cardio-renal, and medical devices.
Mark DiMaio - Assoc. Director, Mental Health Advocacy and Policy
Pfizer is committed to applying science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. They strive to provide access to safe, effective and affordable medicines and related health care services to the people who need them.
Dean Gianarkis - Medical Outcomes Specialist
Pharma-Care provides state-of-the-art consultant pharmacy services, making individualized recommendations in the interest of what is best for each patient based on clinical evaluation and current literature.
Harry Thibodeau - Vice President, State Operations
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sunovion is a leading pharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing, and bringing to market therapeutic products that advance the science of medicine to improve the lives of patients, their families, and communities. We specialize in treatments that help people challenged by disorders of the central nervous system and respiratory ailments.
Ron Poppel - Region Account Director