Celebrating Training Excellence

Winners Announced at the 2018 LTEN Annual Conference

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. Read the press release.

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This year’s 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 This Year’s Winners & Finalists ~ Congratulations!


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To learn more about award categories and criteria, please click here. For a list of Rules and Frequently Asked Questions, please click here.

For additional questions, please contact Christine Gaudet, LTEN director of events at Interested in sponsoring this year’s awards program? Contact Gregg Haunroth at