About Us

It all started with a compassionate medical professional who wanted to alleviate the fear and uncertainty that often accompanies a clinical diagnosis. Learn more about what we do and, most importantly, our employees, whose sense of pride in our mission often ties to a more personal story.

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Our Team

Spanning three continents, we’re an international, multi-disciplinary team of professionals who are passionate about created engaging health care experiences for children, young adults, and their caregivers.

Our efforts are further guided by a medical advisory board comprised of leading specialists. View those members here.

Abigail Morris, PhD

Director, Strategic Solutions

Abigail Morris, PhD

Director, Strategic Solutions

Adrian Raudaschl, MD

Director, Product

Adrian Raudaschl, MD

Director, Product

Alfred Yip

Senior Accountant

Alfred Yip

Senior Accountant

Chris Heimerle

Executive Director, Strategic Solutions

Chris Heimerle

Executive Director, Strategic Solutions

Courtney Smith

Director, Sales Operations

Courtney Smith

Director, Sales Operations

Columba Quigley, MD

Editor-In-Chief

Columba Quigley, MD

Editor-In-Chief

Emily Burkhardt

Manager, Global Brand Marketing

Emily Burkhardt

Manager, Global Brand Marketing

Emily Taylor

Director, Strategic Solutions

Emily Taylor

Director, Strategic Solutions

Kate Hersov, MD

Founder

Kate Hersov, MD

Founder

Kevin Aniskovich

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Aniskovich

Chief Executive Officer

Lauren Preston

Manager, Client Services

Lauren Preston

Manager, Client Services

Mathilde Puls

Research Analyst

Mathilde Puls

Research Analyst

Melissa Frascella, MPH

Director, Client Services

Melissa Frascella, MPH

Director, Client Services

Rebecca Haden, MPH

Senior Manager, Client Services

Rebecca Haden, MPH

Senior Manager, Client Services

Rowan Abbott

Visual Designer

Rowan Abbott

Visual Designer

Ruth Renfrew, MD

Medical Writer

Ruth Renfrew, MD

Medical Writer

Sindy Nathan

Senior Director, Strategic Solutions

Sindy Nathan

Senior Director, Strategic Solutions

Tom Hunt

Art Director

Tom Hunt

Art Director

Endorsing Partners

JDRF
epilepsy foundation
eaa
cystic
magic
KCP
CMI
sfe
PHAOC
NHF
adhd
AAAA
NHF
NSF
TAS
LLS
chest

News

PRA Health (PRAH) Shares Rally on Partnership with Jumo

Leading global contract research organization PRA Health Sciences PRAHrecently announced a partnership with Jumo, a global provider of educational health care information. Notably, the deal was signed as part of PRA Health's new 'Center for Pediatric Clinical Development' initiative, which was announced in May.

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PRA Health Sciences and Jumo Announce Partnership

As part of its new Center for Pediatric Clinical Development initiative, PRA Health Sciences is pleased to announce its partnership with Jumo. Jumo is an award-winning provider of educational health care information and resources for children, families, and caregivers.

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Eisai to Launch New Medikidz Epilepsy Comic Book at the National Walk for Epilepsy

Eisai Inc. is pleased to announce that it will be launching the latest "Medikidz Explain Epilepsy," book as part of their participation at the Epilepsy Foundation's National Walk for Epilepsy on Saturday, March 25th, 2017. The book is the sixth in the series of educational comics designed to inform people about epilepsy and will focus on the transition from pediatric to adult health care.

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Ascensia Diabetes Care and Jumo Team Up to Make Learning About Diabetes Engaging for Canadian Kids

Sponsored by Ascensia Diabetes Care, Jumo, through its signature comic book line and superhero characters called the Medikidz, is creating two new comic books for Canadian children living with diabetes, Medikidz Explain Blood Glucose Meters and Medikidz Explain Type 1 Diabetes.

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Medikidz® and COPD Foundation: A Partnership of Superhero Proportions

“This is why we are proud to have partnered with Medikidz and the COPD Foundation to develop a comic book that provides a creative and innovative way to help those with COPD explain their condition to friends and family, specifically children and adolescents.”

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New Leader, New Offerings, and New Name Propel Medikidz Forward: Introducing Jumo

Medikidz, a children’s health education company based in New York and London, today announced it has tapped health care entrepreneur Kevin Aniskovich to be its Chief Executive.  Aniskovich, who joined in September, immediately diversified the global company by unveiling an expanded product portfolio and rebranding to Jumo.

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Eisai Launches Latest Book in Comic Book Series: “Medikidz Explain Playing Sports With Epilepsy”

“Living with epilepsy can be challenging, and even scary at times, but it doesn’t have to stop you from pursuing your dreams. With the help of their superpowers, the “Medikidz” are back to show young readers that you may be able to continue doing what you love while living with epilepsy.”

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Meda Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of Part 3 of the Medikidz Explain Asthma Series

“Meda Pharmaceuticals (Meda), a leading international specialty pharmaceutical company, announces the launch of Part 3 of the Medikidz Explain Asthma Series, the latest comic book to help families gain an accurate understanding of asthma.”

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Meda breaks down asthma with Medikidz comic book series for children

“Savion Johnson is a real 10-year-old boy with asthma. But he's also the cartoon star of Meda Pharmaceuticals and the "Medikidz Explains Asthma" comic book series. The third book in the already successful series launched earlier this month, telling Savion's story along with the story of asthma using precise clinical terms, but in a way that kids can understand and relate to.”

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Pharma comics partner Medikidz aims to be a child health superhero

“It's up, up and away for Medikidz comic books as the communications company looks to build out a global brand dedicated to kids' healthcare, backed by pharma partners.”

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Eisai Launches New Medikidz Epilepsy Comic Book in Conjunction with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) Awareness Day

“Eisai Inc. today announced the launch of "Medikidz Explain Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS)," an educational comic book designed to inform people about LGS, a rare type of epilepsy that is usually characterized by multiple seizure types, cognitive impairment or developmental delays.”

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