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Lynn Yoffee is the News Director for both BioWorld and BioWorld MedTech. She leads a team of journalists from around the world that produces daily insider intelligence on key business, scientific and regulatory news related to the drug development and medical device sectors. Lynn managed the BioWorld group in the mid 1990s and rejoined the team in 2010. With 20+ years of diversified experience in health care and medical science publishing for targeted B2B and consumer audiences, Lynn has managed, conceived and launched more than two dozen specialty publications on health and medical topics ranging from nanotechnology to plastic surgery. You can connect with Lynn via LinkedIn.
Holland Johnson is the executive editor of BioWorld MedTech, the premiere daily medical technology news source. Holland has more than 15 years of editorial and reporting experience, including the last 12 years in the newsletter industry covering medical technology, home healthcare and clinical advances in oncology and women s health. Prior to that, Holland was a beat reporter for the Athens Observer. Holland has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Georgia. You can connect with Holland via LinkedIn.
Mark McCarty has served as the Washington editor for BioWorld MedTech since March 2006. He has covered FDA's regulation of the medical device industry from both a regulatory review and compliance/enforcement aspects, but has also routinely reviewed Medicare reimbursement. Mark's portfolio at BioWorld MedTech includes coverage of medical device advisory committees, congressional hearings and medical specialty society meetings. Among the subjects he has covered are patent law and patent reform legislation, medical liability law, healthcare reform and the science of cardiovascular disease. Mark has also led strategic discussions of AHC Media's medical device publication portfolio and has assembled several publication proposals. As the editor of the Oncology Extra feature appearing weekly in BioWorld MedTech, he has also extensively covered cancer treatments and diagnostics. Previously Mark served as the managing editor for two publications by the Washington Information Source, Inspection Monitor and Warning Letter Bulletin, and was a contributing writer for WIS's Validation Times. See McCarty's Linkedin page here.

Andrea Gonzalez Applegate is the production editor for BioWorld MedTech. She also curates the contents for the weekly Neurology Extra and Stock Report. Prior to joining the team in October 2016, she worked for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as managing editor of Cooperative Extension publications. Andrea has enjoyed editing for as long as she can remember and enjoys the challenge of putting together the puzzle pieces of each issue. She has a BSA in agricultural communication from the University of Georgia. You can connect with Andrea via LinkedIn.

Katie Pfaff is a staff writer for BioWorld MedTech. She has more than 10 years of experience in publishing, spanning from writing and editing to project management and production. She began her career as a newspaper reporter, later specializing in medical and business publishing, covering news in physician, allied health and personal care industry markets. Katie has a BA in communications from Temple University.

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Donald R. Johnston is senior director, current awareness for the Thomson Reuters IP & Science division. Don has worked with BioWorld Today, BioWorld MedTech and their related biopharma and med-tech news and data products since 1994. Don graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and also has a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University in New York. He was a newspaper reporter and editor in both consumer and trade magazine publishing before entering the newsletter business. He is a frequent speaker at both industry and publishing events, and is proud to have been at every Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) meeting since Toronto in 1994. Connect with Don on LinkedIn .

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