Benjamin Marcus

Ben Marcus, Ph.D. is a Director of Public Relations at CG Life, an integrated digital marketing and communications agency specializing in life science and healthcare. He holds a Ph.D. in neurobiology from the University of Chicago.

Posts by Benjamin Marcus

Consumer / Employer, MedCity Influencers

What I realized about hospitals as my brother lay dying of cystic fibrosis in the ICU

During my 36-year-old brother’s terminal stay in the ICU, I discovered a dire need for a more comprehensive approach to critical care. The more he relied on this large, corporate hospital system to keep him healthy and happy, the clearer it became that no matter how highly-ranked or well-funded it was, this hospital did not possess the flexibility, agility, or progressive thinking it needed to confront cases like his.