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IMPACT’S Making an IMPACT Initiative Celebrates the Second Half of 2019

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 29 January 2019 – In the second half of 2019, IMPACT’s employees continued their generous efforts via the Making an IMPACT (MAI) community service initiative. Together, we held several donation drives for various causes, as well as our annual Season of Giving and gingerbread house decorating contest for charity.

Backpack Buddies

In July, Lori and Ann teamed up once again to keep the 6th annual Backpack Buddies food drive alive! IMPACT employees donated various food items for children in the surrounding areas.

Backpack Buddies supplies healthy food to area children over the weekend, when school breakfast and lunch aren’t available.

From Kelly Wiley, the warehouse manager: “I wanted to write and thank you and your team for the contribution of 352 pounds of goods for our Backpack Buddies program. This donation will go a long way with feeding hungry kids in our communities. It is organizations like yours that help us do what we do!”

Thanks to everyone for donating to this important cause!

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IMPACT Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Announces the Hiring of Senior Business Executive

Research Triangle Park, NC: November 26, 2019 Impact Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (IMPACT), a pharmaceutical research and consulting firm located in Research Triangle Park, NC, is pleased to announce that Amanda Derr has joined its team as Senior Vice President (SVP), Business Operations & CFO. Amanda is an accomplished leader in the contract research industry, with more than 20 years of experience across a variety of functions, including business strategy, finance and accounting, HR, quality assurance, legal, technology, and proposals & contracts.

As SVP, Business Operations & CFO, Amanda will be charged with maintaining and developing the infrastructure necessary to support IMPACT as it enters its next phase of growth. She will also be responsible for building and maintaining effective working relationships throughout IMPACT and for mentoring leaders across the company.

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From Benchtop to Desktop: 8 Transferable Skills Learned in the Lab that Apply to Medical Writing

October 30, 2019 | Brandi Schuster, PhD, Clinical Research Scientist | Medical Writing Services

So you’ve decided to begin a career in medical writing – congratulations! Now what?

It may be scary leaving the comfort of your lab and pipettes, and medical writing may seem very different from academia, but you are more equipped for this transition than you may realize! (No, I’m not referring to your pipettes…)

Today, graduate students have access to several resources to help them break into the field of medical writing. While I encourage you to check these out, I also want to point out that you’re already learning valuable lessons at the bench that are applicable to any new job or work environment, including medical writing.

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Eight Things About Regulatory Medical Writing That May Surprise an Academic

August 30, 2019 | Nicole Tackmann, PhD, Clinical Research Scientist II | Medical Writing Services

The process of moving from the world of academia into the world of regulatory medical writing was an exciting and scary time for me. Luckily, I found a great place to make the transition, and I started my medical writing career at IMPACT in late 2017. At the time I thought that I had a pretty good idea of what regulatory medical writing was, but of course, I’ve learned a lot along the way!

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IMPACT’S Making an IMPACT Initiative Celebrates the First Half of 2019

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 19 August 2019 – In the first half of 2019, IMPACT’s employees continued their generous efforts via the Making an IMPACT (MAI) community service initiative. Together, we held several donation drives for various charities, as well as our annual March Madness charity bracket contest.

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