Bruce Polsky is a professional publishing and association executive experienced in building programs, managing Academy partner relationships, strategic planning and vendor/partner negotiations. In 2010, Mayo Clinic Proceedings retained him as a consultant to negotiate a new publisher agreement and then to articulate and implement strategic plans, as well as to provide ongoing oversight of their publishing relationship and business operations. Prior to his consulting work, he served seven years as Chief Executive Officer for the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Press, during which time he revitalized the value of their peer-reviewed, flagship journal, Neurology, founded an award-winning patient magazine, helped triple the value of their journals program, and turned publications into the Academy’s single largest source of revenues. Bruce has worked thirty years in medical publishing with executive appointments at Mosby and Oakstone. He is a member of the faculty for the Council of Science Editors’ annual Short-course for Journal Editors (http://www.councilscienceeditors.org/) .

Steve Haiman has been the Chief Technology Officer for a medical publishing firm in Oak Park Illinois for the past 20 years.  His expertise is in software development, specifically on web applications and recently apps.  He has consulted with numerous firms on subjects ranging from big data analysis and distribution (focusing primarily on NIH Medline), data aggregation and integration of numerous publishers and aggregators, and social collaboration software (example Microsoft SharePoint).

 


Since the inception of Doody Enterprises, Inc. in 1993, Anne Hennessy has been its Editor-in-Chief, and has been the founding editor of the industry standard Doody’s Core Titles™, which premiered in 2004 with new editions published annually.

 


 

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Lorna Springston has worked as a Research and Development Librarian Consultant and Medline search expert for Doody Consulting since 2005.  Lorna is the Manager of Indiana University Health’s (IUH) Library Services for the IUH upstate hospitals and clinics. She is an expert in searching medical, nursing and pharmacology databases, the gray literature, and the Internet, and in structuring searches from PubMed, Ovid and CINAHL. She has been a contributing editor for NOAH (New York Online Access to Health), a MedlinePlus Development Consultant, and a Library, Research, and Information Resources Consultant for Quest Diagnostics.  She is experienced with LEAN and healthcare transformation, evidence-based literature, and is a disaster information specialist.


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Katherine Muench has 17 years of experience in association publishing with a track record of devising marketing strategies that drive results. Her expertise includes strategic marketing and branding, competitive analysis, customer segmentation, distribution channel management, and market research. She spent ten years as the Assistant Director of Health Administration Press, the publishing division of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) where she directed all book and journal marketing and fulfillment activities. Prior to joining ACHE, she managed book and magazine promotional campaigns for the publishing division of the American Hospital Association (AHA). Katherine holds a Masters of Integrated Marketing Communications degree and the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation of the American Society of Association Executives. In 2007, she received the Young & Aspiring Association Professional Award from Association TRENDS magazine.