Celebrating Training Excellence


The LTEN Excellence Awards is an annual competition that celebrates the people, companies and industry partners demonstrating ahead-of-the-curve thinking in training and development initiatives, learning technology, content development and delivery, and leadership within the life sciences. Call for entries is not yet open. 

Important Dates

  • Call for Entries Open – December 3, 2018
  • Call for Entries Closes – January 18, 2019
  • Judging Panel Begin to Review Entries – January 21, 2019
  • Judging Panel End Reviewing Entries – February 15, 2019
  • Awards Finalist Announced – March 15, 2019
  • Winners Announced On-Stage at LTEN Annual Conference during Awards Ceremony – June 5, 2019

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2018 Members of the Year are:

  • Jennifer Muszik, Roche Diagnostics
  • Melissa Lowe, Philips
  • Bill Dewey, Indivior
  • Jill Fenton, Quantum Learning
  • John Constantine, Orchestrall

The winners of the year’s competition within the practitioner (trainer/educator) categories are:

Training for Change

  • CMG Training & Development 2017 Fall Offsite Action Team

All-Star Team

Genentech Immunology & Ophthalmology (GIO)Lucentis/Xolair Training Teams

Team Members:Mark Jarvis, ‎Associate Director of Training; Kristi Ciro-Baumann, Principal Training Manager; Michelle Soto, Manager; Vince Cavaliere, Senior Trainer; Clare Killeen, Senior Trainer; and Julie Walsh, Senior Training Coordinator

Teva Pharmaceuticals Commercial Training and Development

Team Members:Jon Miller, VP of Training Development & Sales EffectivenessChloe Bangs, Sr. Training Specialist; Jennifer Bryan, Director – Therapeutic Lead; Melissa Butera, Manager of Professional Development; Olivia Carney, Digital Learning & Technology Specialist; Mildred Colon, Training Manager – Oncology; Cynthia Condodina, Director of Professional Development & Market Access; Deirdre Ehinger, Executive Coordinator; Alain Gravel, Training Manager – TCI; Wesley Hamm, Learning Technology & Product Launch; Michael Kelly, POA/New Product Launch; Charles Gurera, Senior Manager Training – Market Access; Angela Nordhus, Manager TN Training; Anna Pidlisny, Sr Sales Training Specialist – Respiratory; Jeff Riggs Associate Director – CNS Training; Rachel Rowley, Strategic Operations & Learning Technologies; John Severoni, Manager for CNS East; John Strachan, Instructional Designer; David Sunshine, Associate Director – Respiratory; and Helen Wirstiuk, Senior Sales Training

Emerging Leader

  • Shelby Guhl, Siemens Healthineers


  • Gilead Sciences CL&D, Learning Technologies Team
  • Gilead Sciences – Kel Greene

Provider categories include Innovation, Partnership and Learning Content. Winners of the provider (training supplier) categories are:


  • Knowledge Anywhere
  • Scrimmage

Learning Content

  • Illuminate
  • TalentSmart

Industry Partner

  • Axiom
  • CMR Institute

Award Categories

PRACTITIONER (Trainer/Educator/Organization) PROVIDER (Industry Partner/Suppliers)


Meet the 2018 Winners & Finalists ~ Congratulations!


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