Global Leader in Independent Medical Education
Over 10 years of dedication to advancing clinical practice in oncology and hematology with a proven impact on patient outcomes through the highest quality Independent Medical Education. We have an unparalleled global learner network, executional capabilities, and regional/national regulatory expertise. prIME Oncology actively engages with national and regional accrediting organizations as a leading provider of CME/IME. In fact, we are recognized by the ACCME with commendation for achieving elite standards in medical education.
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At prIME Oncology, we provide evidence-based Independent Medical Education activities that define today’s best practices and prepare the global community to integrate innovations into patient care. Our unparalleled and dedicated expert staff of in-house physician educators bring deep, disease-specific expertise to our program. Each live event and online activity is designed to assist healthcare professionals in remaining up to date and knowledgeable in the fast-paced field of cancer care.
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The Right Channels for Maximum Engagement
Our Independent Medical Education is designed to meet the complex needs of increasingly busy, sought-after healthcare professionals. As technology advances, so does our global commitment to engage learners with up-to-date insights, using the best possible formats, whether live events or online activities. Our right channel mix is optimized for how, when, and where healthcare professionals prefer to receive education and stay at the forefront of cancer care.
Proven Impact on Improving Patient Outcomes
When you work with prIME Oncology, you tap into a team of experts designing superior Independent Medical Education. Innovative instructional design grabs healthcare professionals’ attention in new, dynamic ways. Through balanced and unbiased activities, we effectively translate clinical insights into powerful tools, ultimately leading to advances in patient care.
Designing and developing educational activities around relevant, disease-specific topics allows clinicians to have key data and insights at their fingertips.
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Quantifiable Impact on Advancing Clinical Practice
Continuing medical education is a significant investment for commercial supporters and healthcare professionals. Data and insights provided by quality IME are critical to clinical practice, but the real return on that investment is even more vital: improved patient outcomes. We thoroughly measure, analyze, and report on each educational activity in order to increase the standard of patient care and identify any knowledge gaps that will help to inform future learning opportunities. Our program has demonstrated robust change in practice behavior across a significant clinical population.
Experience, Leadership, Passion: Meet the Team
With over 50 worldwide employees experienced in IME and oncology patient care, our team is dedicated to advancing clinical practice in oncology and hematology. Our proven impact on patient outcomes is made possible by delivering the highest quality education.
Executive Vice President
“I am proud to be part of a global team of passionate scientific educators with a firm commitment to deliver quality educational programs to HCPs and clinicians to better patient outcomes.”
As Executive Vice President of prIME Oncology, Anne leads her team to ensure company goals and objectives are met and exceeded annually. She is responsible for development and execution of strategy related to the overall organization to ensure continued growth.
Anne comes to prIME Oncology with 20+ years of experience. Previously, she held positions in executional strategy and development of continuing medical education, as well as event management in the entertainment industry.
Bojana Pajk, MD, MSc
“I strive for quality in everything I do: teamwork and attention to detail are very important to me”
Bojana has been al Medical Director at prIME Oncology since 2008. She creates and oversees the delivery of activities across a wide range of malignancies for a variety of educational formats, both live and online. As a physician, she understands the “Art of Oncology” and clinicians’ needs for practical advice on how to integrate the latest advances in individual patient management. She also serves as the curator of prIME Oncology’s online newsletter (prIME LINES).
Previously Bojana worked for more than a decade as a medical oncologist at the Institute of Oncology in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She was involved in patient care, clinical cancer research, and education of residents, medical students and other healthcare providers. She has served as the European Society for Medical Oncology’s (ESMO) national representative for Slovenia for six years and was a member of the ESMO Board for two years.
Vice President, Educational Services
“My work with prIME is rewarding on a daily basis since our activities are designed to give learners practical information that can be applied in their clinic today.”
As Vice President, Educational Services, Debbie is responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight in the identification, development, and implementation of prIME Oncology’s CME initiatives.
Since 2003, Debbie has worked in certified/accredited CME for ACCME-accredited providers. Deborah has been an ACEhp member for seven years and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. She has authored articles in Medical Meetings and the ACEhp Almanac.
Vice President, Global Educational Services
“Customer focus, teamwork, and high-quality standards are important to me for successful educational programs.”
As Vice President, Global Educational Services, Frank is responsible for identifying and leading new business development opportunities in medical education.
Frank started his career in the pharmaceutical industry in 1987, where he worked in oncology, hematology, and cancer supportive care for 20 years.
He has gained extensive experience in oncology sales, strategic medical marketing, and in clinical product development. Since 2007, Frank has been working in global medical education in oncology, hematology, and cancer supportive care. Frank holds a degree in nursing (HBO-V, the Netherlands) and has expanded his background with various relevant business certificates.
Janice Galleshaw, MD
Senior Medical Director
“In order to provide high-quality healthcare to patients, one must continually be a student and seek ways to self-educate.”
As the Senior Medical Director at prIME Oncology, Janice is responsible for the creation and oversight of high quality, clinically-oriented educational content in oncology and hematology to support well-balanced and unbiased activities for physicians and other healthcare providers.
Prior to medical school, she worked in research laboratories at the US Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control, and the Salk Institute. After completing her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in oncology and hematology, she was a partner at a large oncology practice in Atlanta—Georgia Cancer Specialists—for 20 years. She joined prIME Oncology in 2011.
Vice President, Global Educational Development
“Always strive to exceed meeting your customers’ expectations. That is what makes good to great!”
As Vice President of Global Educational Development, Katie interfaces with potential and current customers, ensuring they understand the value of prIME Oncology’s independent medical education and what offerings can provide return on their educational investment to ultimately impact clinical outcomes.
In the fast-paced, ever-changing world of oncology, Katie closely monitors clinical advances and innovative ways of designing education to meet the needs of the prIME Oncology learner. Katie’s experience includes nearly 18 years of medical communications experience in the healthcare sector.
Nathan Kelly, Ph.D.
“It’s very inspiring to lead an organization that provides a guiding force to help HCPs improve their clinical decision making which ultimately benefits the patients.”
As President of prIME Oncology, Nathan is responsible for strategic oversight for the company. He leads the efforts of more than 40 professionals based in United States and European offices.
Nathan joined prIME Oncology in 2008 with previous experience in medical affairs. He led the solid tumor group in the conceptualization and execution of live and virtual continuing medical education initiatives, in addition to management of renowned domestic and international thought leaders. He holds a Bbachelor of science degree from Colorado State University and a PhD in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Alabama.
Robert Coleman, MD, FRCP
“Progress depends on knowledge, innovation, leadership and team-work—Working with prIME Oncology provides all the necessary ingredients.”
Rob is a part-time Medical Director based in the United Kingdom. Recently retired from academic medical oncology, he brings 30 years of experience in treating patients with cancer and running clinical trials, with an international reputation in breast cancer and cancer-induced bone diseases.
Rob is passionate about improving cancer care for patients through evidence-based service development and education that is innovative and enjoyable. He is on the board for several health-related charities based in the United Kingdom and continues as a regular lecturer at international meetings.