Drug Delivery Business News is part of the MassDevice Life Sciences Network:
Telling the stories behind the devices that save lives.
Drug Delivery Business News, the latest site in the MassDevice.com Life Sciences Network, provides news and information on the cutting-edge field of drug delivery and the companies that drive it. Built on the platform that made MassDevice.com the top name in medical device coverage, Drug Delivery Business News brings you originally-reported, quality news coverage of the rapidly developing drug delivery market, reaching an audience of more than 15,000 each month.
Meet the Team
Co-founder & Publisher
Brian grew up in the medical devices industry — as a child, he and his older brother used the surgical staplers his father sold for U.S. Surgical Corp. as toy guns. One episode involving about $10,000 worth of surgical staples earned him an early lesson about medical technology and its impact on people’s lives.While pursuing his master’s degree in business and economics journalism from Boston University, Brian covered the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston for The Associated Press. He worked as a reporter for The Eagle-Tribune, covering business and economics , local government and crime in the Merrimack Valley.Brian conceived the idea for MassDevice.com in 2007 and launched the publication in March 2009 with Brad Perriello. As publisher, he has spearheaded the growth of the publication from 0 to 75,000 readers each month and led the company to profitability in 2011, just two years after launch.
Co-founder & Executive Editor
Brad Perriello has written for The Associated Press, The Eagle-Tribune, Boston.com, The Boston Globe, Industrial Distribution magazine and a variety of local and regional newspapers. He received a master’s degree in journalism from Boston University in 2005.Brad has covered a variety of events, beats and issues, including the 2004 New Hampshire primary and the Democratic National Convention that year; education; local and state government in South Dakota and Massachusetts; and manufacturing and business. Stories he wrote for The Associated Press about medical marijuana legislation, abortion and American Indian issues were picked up by newspapers and websites across the country.He helped co-found the company and leads MassDevice.com’s editorial team.
National Sales Manager, Life Sciences
Mary Ann Cooke has more than 25 years of medical device sales, marketing and education experience. Prior to joining MassDevice, she worked for U.S. Surgical, and Abbott Diagnostics in multiple positions. During her tenure at U.S. Surgical she worked in a variety of positions including Senior Director of Centers of Excellence where she managed 40 major medical centers that received funding from U.S. Surgical for surgeon and resident training, product development, journal publications, education grants, and development of new technology. Ms. Cooke holds a Bachelor of Science from Ball State University.
Front End Developer
Melissa Annand directs the online operations for the MassDevice network and other properties for WTWH Media. She has a degree in journalism from the University of Massachusetts.
Sarah Faulkner graduated from Emmanuel College in 2015 with a degree in chemistry and 3 years of experience in an undergraduate chemistry research lab. After realizing she could put her scientific know-how to use in places other than a lab, she went to Boston University and received a master’s degree in science journalism in 2016. After a stint writing for the Yale School of Medicine, covering the opioid crisis and the importance of humanities in medicine, she joined the team at MassDevice. Follow Sarah on Drug Delivery Business News on Twitter @SarahsDDNews
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