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In her new role at the company, Langan will lead profiling and engagement planning related to the skills and experience of both leading physicians and other health care professionals, as well as medical centers of excellence that advance the medical science. Life sciences companies use this research and advice for better strategic decision-making for collaborations with medical experts, as industry works with these experts to bring new treatments to market for better patient care and better public health outcomes.
Langan arrives at Thought Leader Select after a decorated career in human services, working and leading teams in developmental disabilities, family therapy, and mental health. In her most recent role at Duke University’s National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, Langan led quality assurance and continuous improvement at the premier center of excellence in the area of child trauma, influencing the treatment decisions in evidence-based clinics around the country.
Heather Langan holds two bachelor’s degrees, in philosophy and psychology, from the University of Utah. After graduation, Langan also earned a pair of master’s degrees in psychology and counseling, from Stephen F. Austin University and North Carolina Central University, respectively.
“Heather’s combination of experience is a perfect fit for our research group at Thought Leader Select,” stated Paul Meade, the company’s president. “This team is basically an in-house think tank, and we look for people that have a record of achievement in healthcare, so that we can bring a keen understanding of that space to our clients. Heather has a tremendous record of accomplishment in both the public and private sectors, and a deep, in-the-field understanding of how leaders and centers of excellence in healthcare operate and stay ahead of the pack year after year. We’re looking forward to seeing the impact of her work and the improvement of our team through collaboration with a group committed to redefining its standard of excellence year after year.”
About Thought Leader Select
Thought Leader Select is a Chapel Hill, NC-based private consulting firm serving the biopharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostics industries with strategies, in-house research, and a suite of engagement tools and support for collaborating with and reaching out to key opinion leaders and centers of excellence in medicine.
Thought Leader Select has supported companies as they develop effective treatments to promote better patient and public health across more than 18 therapeutic areas and 50 diseases and conditions.
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