Sometimes when I talk to people about my work at GSK leading the PULSE Volunteer Partnership, I am met with a bit of skepticism. Is this just a PR thing? Why else would GSK send up to 100 of its best and brightest professionals each year to work full-time for up to 6 months with different non-profit organizations that are in need of specific expertise that these GSK professionals can offer?Read More
Today was a big day at GSK’s Philadelphia offices! We hosted the 2013 GSK IMPACT Awards for the Greater Philadelphia Region. So much of what influences our health depends on what happens outside the doctor’s office – right in our communities. Today we recognized seven nonprofits in the area that are working to build healthy communities.Read More
There are many factors that affect our health, and most are outside the doctor’s office and in our communities. That’s right: where we live has an impact on our health. The more we understand the connection between health and community, the more opportunities we have to improve it.Read More
The east and west coasts of the US are hotbeds of scientific and medical innovation. Now our strategy of developing new medicines through collaboration with academic scientists, biotechnology companies and investment partners is headed to the next level...Read More
One of the great things about working at GSK is the variety of people I get to work with on a daily basis. People often think of big corporations as faceless—but when I think about it, it seems more like faces.Read More
Emily Gerasimoff, a long-time leader of GSK’s community efforts in Philadelphia, retires this week after 42 years of service with the company. 42 YEARS! She's legendary. The impact of Emily’s work can be felt far and wide, both throughout the Philadelphia region and across GSK.
We're excited this week to celebrate National Health IT Week--a celebration of the important role health information technology (Health IT) plays in improving the delivery of healthcare in the US.
Across America, and around the world, technology is changing our everyday way of life. Now, Health IT represents a significant opportunity to drive collaboration across our US healthcare system...Read More
Yesterday we held the 11th annual National Patient Advocacy Leaders Summit (PALS) in Washington, DC. PALS, an initiative established by GSK more than 10 years ago, brings together health advocates from diverse therapeutic areas, including epilepsy, cancer, heart, lung, arthritis, bone and joint, gerontology, mental health and AIDS. It also includes advocates who work to improve health equity and access to healthcare.Read More