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CiTRUS begins its third year, our team is growing faster than ever!


6/15/2021 9:00 AM EDT

As CiTRUS Health Group rolls into our 3rd year we want to send out a big thank you to our awesome clients, partners, and team members!  We have been busier than ever supporting our clients’ growth, and we want to step back and share an update on our own growth, where in the past half year or so we have added nine new CiTRUS team members across our various functional teams….


Medical & Scientific Services


Jamie King, PhD

Jamie joined CiTRUS in March this year as a Senior Medical Writer, having spent over two years prior as Medical Writer with SciMentum.  She will support our clients in the areas of publications, medical affairs and scientific research.  Jamie received a PhD in cancer biology from Emory University.

Adrianne Spencer, PhD

Adrianne joins us from Lumere where she provided clinical evidence research and comparative effectiveness analysis for healthcare provider organizations.  Adrianne will deliver a mix of medical writing and strategy research for CiTRUS clients in Medical Affairs, HEOR and Market Access.  Adrianne received her PhD in biomedical engineering from University of Texas at Austin.


Client and Account Services


Matt Derosa

Matt joined us in January from the Lockwood Group where he was an Associate Project Manager in medical communications and publications.  As a Sr Account Manager for CiTRUS, Matt will support clients in our scientific communications and publications team.  Matt received his BS from Quinnipiac University.


Kathleen Benson

Kathleen comes to CiTRUS as an Account Director in our Medical and Market Access teams.  She was most recently with MediTech Media in account management, and also spent nearly 7 years with ETHOS Health (a Precision for Medicine Company) supporting clients with payer marketing strategies and programs. Kathleen received a BA from Kutztown University.


Market Access & Strategy Consulting


Johann Odermann

Johann joins us this month as a Principal in the CiTRUS Market Access consulting team.  He brings significant payer and market access strategy expertise having spent time leading his own market access consultancy for the past 3 years, and prior nearly 15 years in US Managed Care and Payer Strategy roles with Regeneron, Daiichi Sankyo, Takeda and Janssen. He also served as VP and practice leader at CAHG Consulting within Omincom Health Group.  Johann received his Bachelors from Kenyon College.


Cijin Jose, MD, MBA

Cijin joins us full time this month as Consultant within the Market Access and Medical strategy teams where he has spent the past year and a half as a part time consultant.  Cijin is an Opthalmologist with 10 years of clinical patient care experience. He has also worked the areas of healthcare operations, IT and artificial intelligence.  Cijin received his MBA from Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, and his MD from All India Institute of Medical Sciences.


Sam Dean

Sam is interning as a Business Analyst in CiTRUS Market Access & Strategy teams.  Sam is an MBA candidate with Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, and he received his Bachelors in Biology from Miami University – Oxford Ohio.


Pavan Kumar Konduru

Pavan is interning as a Business Analyst in CiTRUS Market Access & Strategy.  He is an MBA candidate at Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management and received his Bachelors in Biotechnology at MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology.


Creative and Digital Services


Molly Duffey

Molly recently joined CiTRUS as a Specialist in the Creative and Digital Services team.  Molly received a Bachelors in Public Relations from Xavier University.


We wish you a warm welcome to the CiTRUS Team !



Prospective clients and employees often ask what sets CiTRUS apart and we share the following ingredients in our unique formula…


  • Our purposeful blend of deep Science & Medical Strategy along with Market Access & Payer Strategy.

  • Our product and disease area focus in highly specialized and complex therapeutic areas – we work in Oncology (DLBCL, Metastatic Breast, Glioblastoma), Cell & Gene therapy, Stem Cell Transplant, Infectious Diseases and Immunology.

  • Our client pledge is “We will be the best part of your day”. We’re proactive, diligent, and fun. Current clients say “CiTRUS is a true strategic partner who are flexible and thoughtful with our dynamic portfolios. They have our back in both strategy & implementation”.

  • Our culture is grounded in respect and trust and is evident in everything we do.

  • Our employees are happy, love what they do, and clients benefit from that!


We are excited to have such wonderful and diverse talent join us on this journey as we partner with biopharma clients in 2021 and beyond. We are committed to helping our clients navigate the design and communication of complex strategies and science. We take great pride working in the life-sciences and always strive to provide value for our clients, payers, clinicians, governmental agencies, and patients!

About CiTRUS


Based in Boston, Cleveland, Philadelphia and West Palm Beach, FL with affiliates in Europe, CiTRUS Health Group has emerged as a new and dynamic life-sciences consultancy offering global services in Medical Affairs, Strategic Consulting, Scientific Communications and Market Access. With a primary focus in oncology, gene and cell therapy, immunology and rare diseases CiTRUS delivers meaningful change and positive outcomes for patients, payers, and clinicians.

Your Science. Everyone’s Value

We would love to hear from you so please reach out to:

John “Zeke” Czekanski

Managing Partner, CiTRUS Scientific & Strategy


Scott Roberts

Managing Partner, CiTRUS Access & Strategy



West Palm Beach 


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