Bedrock appoints Emily Howman to lead scientific services team

Bedrock Healthcare Communications has appointed Emily Howman to lead its scientific services team in a move designed to reinforce its core medical communications offering.

In taking up the newly-created position of head of scientific services Howman will also join the med comms agency’s senior management team.

She said: “The energy, creativity and innovation of this dynamic agency shines through and I am thrilled to join the Bedrock team at such an exciting time for the company.”

Originally from New Zealand, Howman joins Bedrock Healthcare Communications with almost 20 years’ experience in medical strategy and communications.

After gaining a PhD in Medicine from the University of Melbourne she went on to complete post-doctoral research at the University of Oxford.

Howman moved to the med comms sector in 2002, spending nearly a decade at KnowledgePoint360 as its scientific director before serving as a director at Synergy Biomedical.

David Youds, CEO and founder of Bedrock Healthcare Communications, said: “I am delighted that Emily has joined Bedrock and I am looking forward to her leadership of the scientific services team; further enhancing the high level of market and scientific understanding and relevant content that we create for our clients.

“As such, this key strategic hire is instrumental to our continued growth; from a small start-up consultancy in 2011 to a leading player in strategic medical communications and creative medical education in 2019. It’s an exciting and dynamic time in Bedrock’s evolution and I’m looking forward to Emily bringing her passion, skills and enthusiasm to the role.”

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