SOURCE: MBS/Vox, part of CommonHealth

MBS/Vox, part of CommonHealth

August 27, 2009 07:00 ET

MBS/Vox Hires Two

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - August 27, 2009) - MBS/Vox, the research-based consultancy unit of CommonHealth specializing in the linguistic analysis of healthcare communication, today announced two new hires. CommonHealth ( is the world's leading healthcare-communications network and a WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) ( company.

New Hires

David Curry, with an MBA in pharmaceutical business from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA, joins MBS/Vox as a senior analyst. In his role at MBS/Vox, Mr. Curry will be analyzing data from naturally occurring healthcare interactions using linguistic techniques. He'll be applying qualitative and quantitative metrics, and working across a variety of disease states. Prior to joining MBS/Vox, Mr. Curry was employed in the marketing department of IMS Health, a global healthcare company, in Plymouth Meeting, PA.

Julie Hoops enters MBS/Vox as an analyst. As such, she will be responsible for analyzing healthcare professional-patient interactions that occur within the office setting, and performing ethnographic research in various disease states. Ms. Hoops, having received her master's degree in anthropology from Florida Atlantic University with a focus on medical anthropology, will be leveraging the skill set she has developed during her studies within the market research industry.

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