July 01, 2008 07:00 ET

HLS Promotes and Expands

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - July 1, 2008) - HLS, the founding medical-education unit of CommonHealth, today announced five promotions and one new hire.

CommonHealth ( is the world's leading healthcare-communications network and a WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) ( company.


Cindi DaRin has advanced from senior vice president, operations, to senior vice president, business management. In her new role, Ms. DaRin will continue to chair the HLS operations committee and will oversee budget development and financial management for the group. Ms. DaRin has been with HLS for twenty-three years.

Meghan Corsetto has been promoted from manager, project coordination, to director, project coordination. In her new position, Ms. Corsetto will continue to work on her assigned client projects while supervising project coordinators to ensure that live events, publications, and multimedia projects are carried out successfully. Ms. Corsetto has been employed with HLS for more than two years.

Chelsea Eaton has been elevated from program coordinator to associate publications manager. Ms. Eaton will be responsible for managing all aspects of publication deliverables, while she will act as a liaison to designated clients and faculty members. She has been with HLS for nearly a year.

Karen Auteri has advanced from program coordinator to associate program manager. Her new job responsibilities will include supporting team leaders in effective tactical implementation of program elements and pursuing strategic initiatives to meet client objectives. Ms. Auteri has worked at HLS for two years.

Sheryl Carfi has been promoted from executive assistant to creative services coordinator. In her new role, Ms. Carfi will provide support and assistance to all aspects of creative services, including studio, creative resources, and multimedia operations, and she will act as production lead on various accounts. Ms. Carfi has been an HLS employee for three years.

New Hire

Brad Imwalle, PhD, joins HLS as a medical writer. Dr. Imwalle will develop content for peer-reviewed journals, abstracts, posters, and slide presentations for scientific meetings. Most recently, Dr. Imwalle was an assistant research professor in the Department of Animal Sciences at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.

CommonHealth comprises HLS, Altum, Carbon, CommonHealth London, CommonHealth Paris, Conectics, Earthborn, EvoLogue, Ferguson, MBS/Vox, Noesis, ProCom, Qi and Solara. The organization also maintains numerous partnerships both within and outside of the WPP network of companies.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Beth Paulino or Kerianne McGuire
    (973) 352-1000