HealthSTAR Public Relations Hires John Quick, Director Of Client Services

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSTAR Public Relations, LLC (HSPR) announced today that John Quick has joined the firm as Director of Client Services.

“With nearly 20 years in communications and public relations, John brings a wealth of experience across the pharmaceutical, device, non-profit and health services industries. Throughout his career, John has provided marketing communications and issues management support to products covering a variety of disease areas including allergy, Alzheimer’s, cardiovascular, diabetes, hepatitis B, hemophilia, oncology, Parkinson’s, schizophrenia and transplantation,” says Helene Ellison, Chief Executive Officer of HSPR.

“His experience in managing brand reputation at all stages of the product lifecycle, from clinical trial recruitment through post patent expiry, will be of great value to HSPR’s growing list of clients. This is a very exciting time for the agency as we continue to expand our best-in-industry team,” adds Ellison.

As Director of Client Services, Quick will serve on HSPR’s executive management team along with Ellison and Executive Vice President and General Manager Erinn White.

Prior to joining HSPR, Quick served as an integral and embedded member of AstraZeneca’s marketing team, supporting Seroquel for schizophrenia and bipolar mania. Previously, he led the New York Health and Pharmaceutical practice of Hill & Knowlton and was general manager of Noonan Russo, a healthcare communications specialty firm. Quick also spent nearly a decade at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide where he served in a variety of leadership positions ranging from vice president to Global Business Director.

Quick received a B.A. in Communications / English from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and a M.S. in Communications from Iona College. In addition to sitting on the Cancer Care Communications Council, Quick is a member of the Communique’ Editorial Advisory Board.

With offices in New York City, HSPR is a full-service agency dedicated solely to healthcare, medical and pharmaceutical communications to professional and consumer audiences. HSPR assignments include GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health, Bayer Consumer Care, Barr/Duramed, Alpharma, Solvay/Wyeth, Danaher and Novartis. HSPR is a HealthSTAR Communications’ company.

About HealthSTAR Communications

HealthSTAR Communications is one of the largest marketing services networks in the industry. Its sixteen integrated and complementary divisions provide a comprehensive portfolio of traditional and unique services. The HealthSTAR companies have worked with over 96 different pharmaceutical and healthcare manufacturers representing over 207 brands. HealthSTAR’s mission is to significantly improve the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare communications. HealthSTAR offers a full range of marketing services to reach and communicate with all of the stakeholders in healthcare: providers, consumers, purchasers and managers. The company is privately held and based in Woodbridge, N.J. Learn more about HealthSTAR Communications at

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