Thought leadership that breaks from convention

The MedThink SciCom team consists of active thought leaders in the scientific communication community. We conduct and publish our own research, and we’re vocal contributors to the ongoing discussion on transforming scientific exchange.

Our published and presented work

Insight Generation

Lewis J, Parker T, Stanek T, Palmisano S.

Dissent from the mundane: an analysis of nonconformist publications.

Poster presented at: 15th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 15-17, 2019; National Harbor, MD. Posted with permission from ISMPP. Copyright © ISMPP. PDF link to presentation

Schreiber H, Parker T.

Leveraging external insights in publication planning.

The MAP Newsletter. http://ismpp-newsletter.com/2017/11/15/leveraging-external-insights-in-publication-planning. Published November 15, 2017.

Leon E, Slager RE, Miller A, Palmisano S.

Perceptions of digital resources at scientific congresses among dermatologists and oncologists.

Poster presented at: 11th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 27-29, 2015; Arlington, VA.

Parker T, Miller A, Truman K, Hudson J, Taylor S.

Preferences and practices of physicians in consumption of medical literature.

Poster presented at: 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 7-9, 2014; Arlington, VA.

Robinson K, Parker T, Palmisano S.

Twitter hashtag usage at medical conferences: growing by flocks.

Poster presented at: 9th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 29-May 1, 2013; Baltimore, MD. Awarded “Best in Visual Communication”

Leading-edge media utilization: leveraging social media in medical communications.

Presented at: The International Publication Planning Association’s 2012 Midwest Meeting; July 23-24, 2012; Chicago, IL.

Palmisano S, Miller A, Parker T, Farmer P.

Benchmarking Twitter hashtag usage at medical conferences.

Poster presented at: 8th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 23-25, 2012; Baltimore, MD.

Parker T, Palmisano S, Miller A.

Benchmarking Twitter usage among scientific journals.

Presented at: 8th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 23-25, 2012; Baltimore, MD.

Strategy and Story

Chidester G, Gaddie K, Kistler J.

Scientific communication platforms 301: moving beyond development and basic implementation.

Presented at: 15th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 15-17, 2019; National Harbor, MD.

Matheis RJ, Parker T, Morgan J, et al.

Scientific communication platforms—best practices for medical affairs.

Medical Affairs Professional Society. https://www.medicalaffairs.org/standards-and-guidance-scientific-communications. Published April 2, 2019. Accessed April 24, 2019.

Matheis RJ, Parker T.

Scientific communication platforms: putting best practices into action.

Presented at: Medical Affairs Professional Society 2019 Annual Meeting; March 10-12, 2019; New Orleans, LA.

Burd G, Parker T.

Scientific platforms: lead them, live them, love them!

Presented at: 1st Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals West; October 11-12, 2018; San Diego, CA.

Kistler J, Parker T, Vang N.

Scientific platforms 201: successful implementation of a scientific communication platform.

Presented at: 14th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 30-May 2, 2018; National Harbor, MD.

Shanthanelson M, Chari D.

Your scientific communication platform has been built. So now what?

Presented at: Medical Affairs Professional Society 2018 Annual Meeting; February 25-27, 2018; Miami, FL. Posted with permission from MAPS. Copyright © MAPS. PDF link to presentation

Parker T, Miller A, Palmisano S.

Scientific platforms 101: a foundation for consistent medical communications.

The MAP Newsletter. http://ismpp-newsletter.com/2016/08/22/scientific-platforms-101-a-foundation-for-consistent-medical-communications. Published August 22, 2016.

Scientific platform development: bringing the lexicon to life.

Presented at: 12th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 11-13, 2016; National Harbor, MD. Posted with permission from ISMPP. Copyright © ISMPP. PDF link to presentation

Chari D, Bhagat A, Volkman TC, Miller A, Stumpf JD, Wood DJ.

Utility of a scientific communications tool kit to promote best practices.

Poster presented at: 12th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 11-13, 2016; National Harbor, MD. Posted with permission from ISMPP. Copyright © ISMPP. PDF link to presentation

Data Dissemination

Chari D, Ghith J, Truman K.

How can artificial intelligence be utilized in publications?

Presented at: 15th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 15-17, 2019; National Harbor, MD. Posted with permission from ISMPP. Copyright © ISMPP. PDF link to presentation

Palmisano S, Truman K, Parker T.

Attention analysis simulation of scientific posters aligns authors’ intent with viewers’ focus.

Presented at: 14th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 30-May 2, 2018; National Harbor, MD. Posted with permission from ISMPP. Copyright © ISMPP. PDF link to presentation

Parker T, Hutchinson A.

Publication trends for case series and case reports in oncology.

Poster presented at: 13th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; May 1-3, 2017; National Harbor, MD. Posted with permission from ISMPP. Copyright © ISMPP. PDF link to presentation

Palmisano S, Medlen L, Truman K.

Characteristics of attendees that define ISMPP annual meeting attendance.

Poster presented at: 11th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 27-29, 2015; Arlington, VA.

Bennett ME, Palmisano S, Truman K, Lawrence C, Farmer P.

Perceptions of CMPP certification among certified and noncertified ISMPP members.

Poster presented at: 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 7-9, 2014; Arlington, VA.

Rivera C, Truman K, Parker T, Palmisano S.

Trends in new drug approvals and clinical trial publications over a 2-decade interval.

Poster presented at: 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 7-9, 2014; Arlington, VA.

Gee J, Slager R, Parker T, Palmisano S.

Trends in clinical trial publication in open-access journals.

Poster presented at: 9th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals; April 29-May 1, 2013; Baltimore, MD.

The medical writer debate: acceptable use vs ghost writing.

Presented at: Annual Medical Communications and Dissemination of Scientific Information Conference of Q1 Productions; January 30-31, 2012; Boston, MA.

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