MassBio Town Hall w/ Special Guests Katie Brandt & Paul Kidwell - Perspective of the Caregiver

October 6, 2020 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Add to Calendar 10/6/2020 11:00:00 AM 10/6/2020 11:30:00 AM MassBio Town Hall w/ Special Guests Katie Brandt & Paul Kidwell - Perspective of the Caregiver MassBio’s President & CEO, Bob Coughlin, will host a bi-monthly virtual Town Hall for members, taking place every other Tuesday at 11am. This will be an opportunity for our members to ask questions, hear what MassBio is up to, and learn more about the state of the industry amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 

For this Town Hall, Bob will be joined by Katie Brandt, the Director of Caregiver Support Services and Public Relations in the Frontotemporal Disorders (FTD) Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital and a former and current caregiver to her late husband and father, and Paul Kidwell, an independent public relations/patient advocacy consultant and caregiver. Katie, Paul, and Bob will share their perspectives as caregivers and the need to consider the direct and indirect costs of caring for a sick family member. 

Webinar link will be emailed to participants the day before - you can also access it from the "Live Stream" tab below. This event is for members-only. 

NOTE: MassBio makes every effort to accommodate our entire community at each of our events. Please let us know at least 3 days in advance of the event if you require special accommodations, such as captioning.
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President & CEO, MassBio
As President and CEO of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, Bob’s mission is to advance Massachusetts' leadership in the life sciences to grow the industry, add value to the healthcare system and improve patient lives. Over the last decade, Bob has truly become a champion for patients by ensuring innovative companies have the best environment possible to research, develop, and commercialize breakthrough therapies and cures for people around the world who need and deserve them. Bob has spent his career in both the public and private sectors. Before joining MassBio, he served as the Undersecretary of Economic Development within Governor Deval Patrick's administration, where he prioritized both healthcare and economic development issues and was a strong advocate for the life sciences industry in Massachusetts. Prior to that, he was elected as State Representative to the 11th Norfolk district for three terms. Bob has also held senior executive positions in the environmental services, capital management and venture capital industries. He brings passion and energy to all of his endeavors.