In appreciation: Karen Woodin will be remembered for her teaching, writing and lasting friendships

Monday, February 23, 2015

Karen Woodin, Ph.D., who passed away Feb. 8 after a long and distinguished career in the clinical research industry, is described as thoughtful and astute, with a blend of academic and artistic talents. Known widely for authoring two industry guides, her dynamic career also included a 20-year tenure at Upjohn and many years as a workshop leader, teacher and director of the Drug Information Association (DIA). She was 74 years old.

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DIA names Barbara Lopez Kunz global chief executive

Thursday, August 1, 2013

DIA, a neutral, global, professional member-driven association of nearly 18,000 professionals involved in the discovery, development and life cycle management of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and related healthcare products, has named Barbara Lopez Kunz global chief executive, to lead the organization beginning in September. Kunz brings worldwide leadership experience to DIA as former president of the global health and life sciences business at Battelle, an international science and technology nonprofit organization that explores emerging areas of science, develops and commercializes technology and manages laboratories.

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BBK Worldwide supports “Boston Strong” at DIA

Friday, June 21, 2013

BBK is empowering attendees of DIA’s 49th annual meeting, in Boston June 23-27, to support victims of the Boston Marathon attacks. In the spirit of using “mobile for good”—and leveraging BBK’s mobile platform—meeting attendees can text “Boston Strong” to 617-706-4000 any time during the conference.

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