Expertise

Craig Ornstein, PhD

Managing Director, Clinical Services

EVERSANA ENGAGE

Craig Ornstein, PhD

Craig manages the Clinical Services Department at EVERSANA ENGAGE, which comprises medical directors who have clinical, academic, research, and agency experience spanning a range of therapeutic areas. He brings to this position 25 years of promotional medical education, publication planning, Medical Affairs, and managed care experience within oncology, neurology/psychiatry, rheumatology, gastroenterology, dermatology, and ophthalmology. Craig’s rare disease experience includes products supporting hepatology, endocrinology, and nephrology.

Prior to joining EVERSANA, Craig held executive-level positions at Cardinal Health and L&M Healthcare Communications, where he managed a team of scientific/medical directors, medical writers, and editors. He also developed publication planning content and promotional medical education materials for advisory board meetings, medical training videos, and problem-based learning programs. In addition, he was a Senior Scientific Director at an agency that developed branded and unbranded programs for health care professionals, hospitals, and managed care organizations.

Craig earned a doctorate in clinical health psychology from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM), and completed specialty training in clinical neuropsychology and behavioral medicine. Prior to his career within healthcare communications, he worked as a clinical neuropsychologist within the Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neuropsychology at AECOM’s Montefiore Medical Center.

Expertise:

Managed Care, Medical Education, Publication Planning, Rare Disease

Articles by Craig Ornstein, PhD

Oncolytic Biosimilars: An Opportunity to Reduce Oncology Treatment Costs

Inclusion of oncology biosimilars in clinical pathways is one approach to reducing costs in this therapeutic area without compromising outcomes for cancer patients. There are currently eight Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved oncolytic biosimilars in the US market. Patients, providers, payers, policymakers, and manufacturers are all stakeholders that will be affected by these new biosimilars—and […]

Proactive Steps to Ensure Appropriate Utilization of the First Disease-Modifying Therapy for Alzheimer Disease

Widespread hope exists that aducanumab will soon gain Food and Drug Administration approval as the first disease-modifying therapy for patients with mild cognitive impairment associated with Alzheimer disease (AD), which could significantly impact the management of AD. If approved, challenges need to be addressed to properly identify patients who will benefit from treatment and ensure […]

Interested in scheduling a meeting or speaking event?

Contact Us

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.