Creative with clarity, not hyperbole 


  • Award-winning healthcare copy

      The New York Times, January 1, 2016

  • More than twenty advertising awards




CDMi Connect

Freelance Copy Supervisor, 2016

Brand refresh for arthritis drug, ACTEMRA


Grey Health Group

Writer, 2015

HCP Viz Aid for Celebrex   


HAVAS H4B Chelsea

Writer, 2014

E-brand book introducing conjunctivitis drug PAZEO from Alcon



Writer, 2014

New-business concepts for gout drug Lesinurad


J. Walter Thompson, Evoke Interaction, Wunderman

Writer, 2010 - 2013

Tresiba launch

CRM for Parkinson's drug, Mirapex

HCP oncology site for cancer drug, ZYTIGA  

Winning new-business pitch for OCD drug, Bitopertin


Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness

VP, Associate Creative Director, 2007 – 2010

Award-winning Finacia website. Web and collateral for diabetes drug, Byetta 

BP Success Zone Program for Novartis   



Freelance Copywriter, 2002 – 2006

CRM for Bank of America and Verizon



VP, Associate Creative Director, 1999 – 2001

Wall Street Journal ads for Shearson


Bryan/Derish Creative Resources
Partner, 1992 – 1999

A varied client roster, including Bristol-Myers, Mercedes-Benz, and MasterCard 




Married and living in New York City. Avid kayaker. Jazz lover. Opera buff.