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Chris Seper (chris @ medcitynews.com) is the CEO of MedCity Media, which publishes MedCityNews.com. Chris drives the culture, oversees business and editorial directions, and manages the governance of the company (he also writes periodically for MedCityNews.com).
Chris is a former journalist turned media entrepreneur who launched MedCity Media in December 2008. He sits on the board of directors of The Civic Commons and the advisory boards of Spoke Software and Your Teen Magazine.
Veronica Combs (vcombs @ medcitynews.com) is the editor in chief of MedCityNews.com. She works with staff reporters and freelancers to find the latest inventions, innovations, and ideas in mobile health, medical devices, personalized medicine, health IT, and everything else people in healthcare need to understand.
Veronica has been working on the web for 12 years, creating content, managing e-mail campaigns, building communities, and searching for the ideal content management system. You can find her on LinkedIn, Twitter, Storify and SlideShare.
Paul McAvinchey (pmcavinchey @ medcitynews.com) is the product innovation manager of MedCity Media. Paul leads the development of the company’s range of products and services including MedCityNews.com, along with custom solutions for clients and advertisers.
Paul previously founded Diddlyi.com, a subscription-based web app for Irish cultural enthusiasts and has worked with AOL, WMS Gaming and Riverdance in various online publishing and UX roles. Find him @yaboya.
Jane Levesque (jlevesque @ medcitynews.com) is the production manager at MedCity Media and works with hospitals and other clients who need content for websites, social media and print products. She assigns, organizes, schedules, edits and tracks multiple projects of various types through to completion.
Before joining MedCity Media in November of 2009, Jane worked as a staff writer for two newspapers and then as an editor and production manager for a small magazine publisher.
Ken Montgomery (kmontgomery @ medcitynews.com) is a business development manager at MedCity Media who helps drive sales in events, online advertising and content marketing services. He previously has experience in business to business sales and the healthcare industry.
Ken received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mount Union College.
Stephanie Baum (sbaum @ medcitynews.com) is the East Coast innovation reporter, covering the life science and healthcare startup ecosystem in the Philadelphia to New York City region and contributing to our national coverage of digital health entrepreneurs. She also provides news and analysis on technology-driven innovation coming from hospitals, health systems and pharmaceutical companies.
Stephanie’s background includes working as a reporter for United Business Media in London and Dow Jones in New York where she helped cover the financial meltdown.
Dan Verel (dverel @ medcitynews.com) writes about how hospitals and health insurance companies are leveraging cutting-edge technologies to transform the industry — from telemedicine to analytics to healthcare social media. Previously, he was a reporter at the North Bay Business Journal, where he covered healthcare, insurance, HR and employment, law and hospitality and tourism. His byline’s also appeared in the Oakland Tribune and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. He attended San Francisco State University and obtained a BA in journalism. He is based in San Francisco.
Meghana Keshavan (mkeshavan @ medcitynews.com) has spent the last year-and-a-half writing about biotech and healthcare for the San Diego Business Journal. Previously, she’s worked for Reuters, Crain’s Detroit Business, the Detroit Free Press and WDET, a Detroit-based National Public Radio affiliate. Meghana studied biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State University and spent five years as a self-described “research peon in a schizophrenia genetics lab.”
Anita Tobin (atobin @ medcitynews.com) graduated from Ohio University with her Bachelor’s in African American Studies, Women’s Studies and Sociology. Presently, she serves as an Executive Member of the Hip Hop Congress National Board. Hip Hop Congress is a 501c3 organization dedicated to the education of Hip Hop Culture through building cultural awareness enhancing diversity.