Our Team


Our teams of writers and designers possess an acute understanding of the biomedical, scientific and pharmaceutical fields. This studied approach is partnered with our keen eye to create critical messaging for a diverse audience in an attractive way.

Erin Crocker

Erin Crocker, CMPP, is Vice President, Account 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 co-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 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.

Terri Schochet

AlphaScientia, a leading medical communications agency, is co-led by Terri Schochet, PhD, Vice President, Scientific Director. Terri leverages her expertise in the biomedical, scientific, and pharmaceutical fields to provide clients with the highest quality medical affairs deliverables along with strategic and compliance guidance. She also oversees the professional development of her team of writers, scientists, and designers to drive company growth and set a new standard in the quality and effectiveness of medical affairs communications.

Terri’s extensive experience and education across cardiovascular, pulmonary, immunology, dermatology, infectious disease, antibiotics, and psychiatric therapy areas includes a doctorate in Neuroscience from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BA in Biology from Carleton College, Northfield, MN. She completed postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, and the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. During her postdoctoral training, she received a NARSAD Young Investigator Award and held a NIDA/NIH Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award.

She has also authored more than a dozen scientific research publications spanning topics from basic neurochemistry and behavioral and developmental cognitive neuroscience to psychopharmacology and post-traumatic healing in the central nervous system.

Prior to her new role at AlphaScientia, Terri developed a keen eye to create critical communications for a diverse audience serving in multiple executive positions at AlphaBioCom, a leading Scientific Communications Agency. During her seven-year tenure at AlphaBioCom, Terri directed content development for abstracts, posters, slide decks, primary data, and review manuscripts. She ensured projects were delivered with the highest quality in the industry within scope, budget, and timelines. She also developed strategic and tactical publication plans and participated in content development for new business and capability pitches.

WHAT WE BELIEVE

Our greatest asset, and the key to our success, is our people. We believe that by recruiting, training, and retaining only the best and brightest in the industry, we can deliver on the promise of our philosophy. We are most effective when working together as a team, synchronizing our skills, our beliefs, our ethics, and our passions; and respecting each other’s humanity and intrinsic value.

HOW WE BEHAVE

We demonstrate our beliefs most meaningfully in the way we treat each other and by the example we set for one another. In all our interactions with our clients as well as with your customers and colleagues, we seek to deal with others as we would have them deal with us; respectfully, politely, and intelligently.

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