Hi everyone -
Welcome to the first quarterly newsletter of 2018! We hope 2018 is as exciting for you as it will be for us! IMPACT is kicking off the new year with the addition of 1 new employee.  We are always hiring experienced medical writers, so check out the careers page of our website for more information.
Whether it be by subscribing to our newsletter or blog, joining us at one of our Making an IMPACT events, or following us on social media, we hope you'll engage with us, and don't forget to call if you need us!  We're here to help.

Mark Cierpial, CEO
In This Issue:
Making an IMPACT
Past Events
Last quarter, our employees took part in many MAI community events.

In 2017, IMPACT employees used 279.5 VOL hours. Way to go! Left - Kasturi at the DLC.

The MAI team delivered treats and debuted the kindness calendar on Valentine's Day.
Upcoming Events
March Madness
Be on the lookout for our March Madness Charity bracket winners!
CFF Great Strides Walk
Join Erica for this year's Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Great Strides walk in Durham on April 21. Click here if you'd like to join or donate to our team!
Dress for Success
Stacey plans to help others Dress for Success in May and June. Stay tuned for more details.
Want to be a part of our events?
Email  Lena or Lori to join our 
Making an  IMPACT mailing list.

IMPACT on Health
Upcoming Events
Nutrition Seminar
 IMPACT on Health will be hosting a nutrition and meal planning seminar with Forza Training on April 9.
 NC DNA Day 5K
 IMPACT on Health is partnering with MAI to sponsor the NC DNA Day 5K. Come walk or run with us on May 19!
IMPACT Snapshot
We celebrated  National Employee Appreciation Day this year with chair massages and a prize wheel!
Come Work
We are hiring  Experienced
Medical Writers and a QC Specialist.
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Drug Development & IMPACT
Wonder where you can find us?
This quarter's round up of past appearances:
February 27 - 28, 2018: Erica Allen and Mark Cierpial attended the CED Life Science Conference in Raleigh.

Upcoming appearances:
April 6, 2018: Caroline Drucker will be speaking at UNC in the "Carolina Women in STEM: The Power of a Growth Mindset" seminar series.

May 5, 2018: Tim Garver, Elaina Howard, and BJ Witkin will be speaking at the   AMWA Carolinas 2018 Spring Conference.
  • Tim and Elaina will be leading a talk entitled "Practical ISE and ISS Authoring Approaches That Support Marketing Application Approvals."
  • BJ will be leading a talk called "Word Tips: Everything you wanted to know about Word but were afraid to ask."
Behind the Curtain at IMPACT
Rebecca PogueRebecca joined IMPACT as a Senior Medical Writer in October 2017 after working most recently as a Senior Medical Writer at UCB Biosciences, Inc.
       At IMPACT, Rebecca has played various roles in many documents, including working as the lead efficacy author on 2 large submissions. Rebecca is a wonderful mentor and has been commended for her project management skills, professionalism, flexibility, teamwork, and positive demeanor.
       Congratulations Rebecca on this well-deserved promotion to Principal Clinical Research Scientist!
Kathryn TworkoskiKathryn joined IMPACT as a medical writer in November 2014 after earning her PhD in Experimental Pathology from Yale and completing a post-doc at UNC.
       At IMPACT, Kathryn has written documents as part of the early phase group and multiple NDA/BLA submissions, served as the resident IB expert and internal PM for a strategic partnership, contributed many blog posts, and earned her RAC. She has consistently received positive feedback for her teamwork, as well as the quality of her work and critical assessment of data from her IMPACT colleagues and from Sponsors.
       Congratulations Kathryn on this well-deserved promotion to Senior Clinical Research Scientist!
Meet Our New Medical Writer

Cheryl Ainslie Cheryl joined IMPACT after working as a medical writer at IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and previously as a clinical dietitian.

In her off hours, she runs a mystery and true crime book club and will be starting a podcast about Agatha Christie.  She also loves high-intensity exercise, creative anachronism, yoga, puzzles, and her two cats.
We enjoyed some friendly rivalry at our March 
Madness kickoff party.
IMPACT on Social Media
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