Category Archives: Crisis Communications

This is Not a Drill – Communications Planning in a Time of Pandemic – Part 2

Yesterday on May 5, my colleague Christina Pearson – a senior vice president with my employer Fleishman-Hillard and I were joined by Kim Elliott from the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and together held a Webinar – This is Not a … Continue reading

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Webinar – This is Not a Drill – Communications in the New Pandemic

Tomorrow at noon my employer will be holding a Webinar with the above title featuring myself, Jeff Levi of Trust for America's Health, and my colleague Christina Pearson, former Deputy HHS Secretary for Public Affairs. How To Register    System … Continue reading

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This is Not a Drill – What the Mexican Swine Flu Outbreak Means for Public Health and the Pharma Industry

For many years now, public health officials have been watching with worry for signs that the Avian flu virus might leap from birds to humans and become transmissible in a way that brings the onset of a flu pandemic not … Continue reading

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The Widget Gadget from FDA

In the Weekly Roundup this week there was a bit on the nifty widget that the FDA has produced to track products recalled in the unending peanut recall.  It was a mistake not to include the widget itself – here … Continue reading

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FDA Presentation on Responses to 483s

    What?  What is a 483? A 483 is the vernacular for an FDA inspection of quality standards, manufacturing or the conduct of a clinical trial, and the discovery of deficiencies therein.  In other words, theygo through your manufacturing facility, for … Continue reading

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