Commerce and Community: Aug. 14, 2013
OrthoNY welcomes two new doctors
ALBANY — OrthoNY has added two physicians.
Dr. Amar Parikh has begun seeing patients for acute pain management in Albany and Malta. On Aug. 19, foot and ankle surgeon Dr. Samuel Dellenbaugh will start in the practice’s Delmar and East Greenbush offices.
Parikh earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College after participating in a combined BA/BS/MBA program at Union College in Schenectady. He held a medical internship with the Department of Internal Medicine at Albany and a residency in anesthesiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Most recently, he completed his fellowship in pain management at Beth Israel.
Dellenbaugh comes to OrthoNY following his foot and ankle fellowship at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Pennsylvania. Prior to that, he had completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Albany Medical Center.
Dellenbaugh earned his MD and a certificate in premedical studies from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, and his BA in chemistry from Princeton University.
Fingerpaint adds two to staff
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Advertising agency Fingerpaint has added Erin Armstrong to its account service team and Pam Volzone to its medical strategy team.
Armstrong brings nearly 15 years of sales and account management experience.
Prior to joining Fingerpaint, Armstrong was a sales representative for Lilly USA, where she was responsible for marketing and sales of prescription medications for cardiologists and general practitioners.
Armstrong also served in a number of account service roles at Palio Communications.
She is a graduate of Syracuse University School of Management, where she earned bachelor’s degrees in marketing and in managerial law and public policy.
Pam Volzone is a medical writer, instructional designer and health educator with more than 30 years of experience in medical communications, pharmaceutical/medical sales and health education.
She has comprehensive knowledge of industry regulations and trends in the pharmaceutical/health care marketplace and a medical writing career that has included stints at AXIOM Professional Health Learning, Evolution Medical Communications and Excerpta Medica (Elsevier). Volzone also served as director of clinical services at MediMedia Educational Group.
In addition, she held senior marketing and management positions with Cygnus, Meridian Health Systems, Bayer Pharmaceuticals and HIP of New Jersey.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in dietetics from the University of Delaware and a master’s in distance education from the University of Maryland.