December 18, 2015


ApotheCom global growth and diversification – being where our clients need us to be and attracting top talent.

The global ApotheCom team is celebrating the opening of our NYC office. We join our award-winning and inspiring sister agencies – Evoke Health and Nitrogen in their beautiful space at 101 Ave of the Americas on 6th Avenue NYC.

Our NYC team is further strengthen by the addition of two new senior hires – Ann Stuchiner and Chris Ontiveros, PhD. Ann Stuchiner joins ApotheCom as Global Practice Lead, Access Pathways and Outcomes. In this newly formed role, Ann will drive market access strategy as part of our integrated, cross-functional team. Augmenting the strengths we have in integrated evidence planning and health economics and outcomes, Ann will partner with our clients and teams to develop and deliver multi-stakeholder programs that support evidence-based and appropriate access to treatments and services. Ann is an established expert in market access and reimbursement with extensive health policy and strategy expertise. Her distinguished career to date includes development of the market access division at FCB Healthcare and leadership roles at global medical communications companies and management consultancies. Ann has a particular interest in rare diseases and oncology making her a perfect addition to our team.

Chris joins ApotheCom as Senior Director, Scientific Strategy, having previously held senior scientific roles at McMahon Publishing, Asante Communications, Noveida, and inVentiv Medical Communications. Chris is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in German. He earned a PhD from Michigan State University in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and performed a postdoctoral fellowship at the New York University School of Medicine in the Department of Cell Biology. Chris also worked for two years as an adjunct professor at the Borough of Manhattan Community College where he taught anatomy and physiology to prospective nursing students.