Meet Our Team

ERIN
CROCKER

CMPP

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT,
Managing Director

Erin Crocker, CMPP, is Senior Vice President and Managing Director of AlphaScientia. Erin leverages more than 10 years of medical and pharmaceutical industry experience and is renowned for her dedication to building strong client relationships. Erin leads AlphaScientia to furnish clients with industry-leading high-quality deliverables . . .

Senior Vice President, Managing Director

ERIN CROCKER, CMPP

Erin Crocker, CMPP, is Senior Vice President and Managing Director of AlphaScientia. Erin leverages more than 10 years of medical and pharmaceutical industry experience and is renowned for her dedication to building strong client relationships. Erin leads AlphaScientia to furnish clients with industry-leading high-quality deliverables and excellent client service. Her publication and medical affairs experience across multiple therapeutic areas—including Oncology, Inflammation, Gene Therapy, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Neurology, Ophthalmology, and Dermatology—gives Erin the acute knowledge and visionary processes to deliver engaging, cross-functional communications.

In addition to receiving her certification as a medical publication professional from the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP), Erin is a certified holistic health coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She completed her business education at California State University Channel Islands.

Prior to AlphaScientia, Erin held multiple executive positions at AlphaBioCom, a leading scientific communications agency. During her four-year tenure at AlphaBioCom, Erin oversaw multiple large and medium-sized accounts totaling approximately $4 million of business within publications and medical affairs. She managed agency resourcing, work allocation, mentoring and training for client services, and set yearly objectives to assist with personnel development goals. Erin was an instrumental member of the senior leadership team where she provided input and developed strategic publication and tactical plans with clients and participated in new business development.

Erin brings a wealth of medical communications experience, having also previously worked for Cactus Communications, Amgen, and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. She is a strong, passionate, proactive leader who exceeds expectations and seamlessly manages urgent situations to help her clients and company achieve success.

 

GREGORY
BEZKOROVAINY

MA

VICE PRESIDENT,
Scientific Director

As Vice President, Scientific Director at AlphaScientia, Gregory Bezkorovainy, MA, is responsible for leading and managing clients’ scientific content; managing resourcing and work allocation; developing training materials for scientific services; and providing expert scientific, editorial, and medical communication guidance to his team. . .

Vice President, Scientific Director

GREGORY BEZKOROVAINY, MA

As Vice President, Scientific Director at AlphaScientia, Gregory Bezkorovainy, MA, is responsible for leading and managing clients’ scientific content; managing resourcing and work allocation; developing training materials for scientific services; and providing expert scientific, editorial, and medical communication guidance to his team.

Gregory has more than 30 years of industry expertise spanning department and team leadership, consultancy, strategic publications planning and execution, and promotional and nonpromotional medical education. Gregory has experience in multiple therapeutic areas including cardiovascular disease, inflammation, neurology, oncology, respiratory, and virology.

Prior to joining AlphaScientia, Gregory was Vice President, Scientific Services, for Adelphia Communications; Publisher of Manu Propria Publishing, LLC; and Executive Editor of The KSF Group and Merck–Medco Managed Care, LLC. He studied English Literature at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, received an MA from Hunter College of CUNY, and earned a BA from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Gregory is an active member of and workshop leader for the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals.

PRITY
KUKOVICH

VICE PRESIDENT,
Account Director

As Vice President, Account Director at AlphaScientia, Prity Kukovich leads medical affairs and publication projects from inception to postlaunch for large and small clients. She anticipates industry trends and develops innovative and strategic initiatives that meet the demands of an ever-changing pharmaceutical landscape. Through her  . . .

Vice President, Account Director

PRITY KUKOVICH

As Vice President, Account Director at AlphaScientia, Prity Kukovich leads medical affairs and publication projects from inception to postlaunch for large and small clients. She anticipates industry trends and develops innovative and strategic initiatives that meet the demands of an ever-changing pharmaceutical landscape. Through her experience working with clients on hundreds of successful projects in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, Prity understands and supports brands throughout a product's life cycle by leading her teams to communicate a product's scientific story effectively.

Prity brings over 20 years of healthcare agency experience to her team of medical communications professionals. She has provided strategic partnership and creative, tactical programming for various pharmaceutical clients. Her projects have included engaging target audiences via multiple platforms including advisory board meetings, medical education symposia, speaker bureaus, speaker training, consultant meetings, managed markets initiatives, web conferences, unbranded programs, initiatives for residents and fellows, production of promotional slide kits, online engagement platforms/digital curriculum, sales training modules and workshops, patient website development, and patient-centered educational programming. Additionally, she has experience with strategic publication planning including developing manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and MSL support at congresses.

Prity graduated from Appalachian State University with a BS in psychology. She worked as the Lead Clinical Trial Coordinator at The Duke University Nicotine Research Center for five years before initiating her career in medical communications.

BETH
SESLER

PhD, CMPP

VICE PRESIDENT,
Scientific Director

As Vice President, Scientific Director at AlphaScientia, Beth Sesler, PhD, CMPP, provides scientific and strategic leadership for multiple accounts supporting clients in genetic and cellular therapies. She leads her team in delivering accurate, high-quality manuscripts, abstracts, slides, and medical affairs deliverables . . .

Vice President, Scientific Director

BETH SESLER, PhD, CMPP

As Vice President, Scientific Director at AlphaScientia, Beth Sesler, PhD, CMPP, provides scientific and strategic leadership for multiple accounts supporting clients in genetic and cellular therapies. She leads her team in delivering accurate, high-quality manuscripts, abstracts, slides, and medical affairs deliverables (advisory boards, executive summaries, dossiers/monographs/reports/white papers, and slide kits for speaker or MSL training) within project specifications, timeline, and budget.

Beth has more than 20 years of publication planning and development experience supporting clients worldwide for agents in early clinical development through to launched products, blockbuster drugs, and first- and later-to-market drugs. She has expertise in multiple therapeutic areas including central nervous system disorders, oncology, hematology, inflammation, bone health, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, and women’s health.

Beth has contributed to content creation and reporting on regional, national, and global programs. Her expert knowledge of the industry makes her a valuable member of The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP). Still an active member of ISMPP, Beth was part of the ISMPP Board of Trustees and served on various committees from 2006–2012; she also served on the Certified Medical Publication Professional™ (CMPP) Board of Trustees from 2012–2014.

Beth is an effective mentor, providing guidance and support in many circumstances and to writers at various skill levels – supporting each team member while allowing them an appropriate level of autonomy. She establishes and grows good working relationships with all team members to ensure effective, cohesive teams.

Beth earned her PhD in Neuroscience from The Ohio State University and her BS in Biochemistry from The University of New Mexico. She performed her postdoctoral research at The University of Colorado, Boulder, and The University of New Mexico.

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