Drug Topics Hires Former Agency Exec to Lead Publication.MONTVALE, N.J. -- Drug Topics, the leading pharmacy newsmagazine news·mag·a·zine
1. A magazine, usually published weekly, containing reports and analyses of current events.
2. A television program that presents a variety of topics, usually on current events, often by using interviews and , today announced that Joe Laborsky has been named Publisher of Drug Topics.
Mr. Laborsky joins Advanstar Communications Inc. from an impressive career on the agency and pharmacy side of the healthcare industry. Previously, he held top executive-level positions at Torre Lazur Medical Advertising, Sudler & Hennessy Inc., as well as the former Ferguson 2000 now Adient. A Registered Pharmacist, Mr. Laborsky received his Bachelor of Science Noun 1. Bachelor of Science - a bachelor's degree in science
bachelor's degree, baccalaureate - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies in Pharmacy at Rutgers University Rutgers University, main campus at New Brunswick, N.J.; land-grant and state supported; coeducational except for Douglass College; chartered 1766 as Queen's College, opened 1771. Campuses and Facilities
Rutgers maintains three campuses. , New Brunswick New Brunswick, province, Canada
New Brunswick, province (2001 pop. 729,498), 28,345 sq mi (73,433 sq km), including 519 sq mi (1,345 sq km) of water surface, E Canada. , N.J., and still maintains his New Jersey licensure.
"We are pleased that a talent in so many critical areas of our business will be leading the staff of Drug Topics as we enter our 150th year in publication with the number one ranking in all critical measures," said Steve Morris Steve 'Slippery' Morris was an Australian rugby League footballer.
A halfback, Morris played for the Dapto club. In the 1978 season he gained selection in the New South Wales Country Rugby League side and was then chosen to represent Australia, making Morris the last player , Executive Vice President Advanstar Life Sciences Group.
Most recently, Mr. Laborsky co-founded Delta Point Inc., a training and consulting organization for pharmaceutical sales staff development.
About Advanstar Communications Inc.:
Advanstar Communications Inc. (www.advanstar.com) is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries. Advanstar serves business professionals and consumers in these industries with its portfolio of 81 events, 58 publications and directories, 125 electronic publications and Web sites, as well as educational and direct marketing products and services. Market leading brands and a commitment to delivering innovative, quality products and services enables Advanstar to "Connect Our Customers With Theirs." Advanstar has roughly 1,000 employees and currently operates from multiple offices in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. and Europe.
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