Kim Barke is 1 part scientist and 1 part poet. She’s been working in pharmaceutical advertising for over 20 years. In the course of her career, Kim has placed a high value on strategic communications for all audiences (consumer, professional, managed care, and sales), countries, and channels. She’s also had the opportunity to work on many new product and indication launches for both US and global markets. Kim earned her PhD in pharmacology and published more than 10 papers in neuro- and psychopharmacology. Her MFA is in creative writing. She lives in Brooklyn and isn’t afraid to ride her Vespa over the Manhattan Bridge.