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About Healthcare Packaging
Healthcare Packaging is industry's leading source of information about packaging and logistics for pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, and nutraceuticals. Established in 2004, the media brand is known for its exceptional coverage of life sciences trends, technology, new products and applications for professionals who package and ship products in the healthcare marketplace.


Liz Tierney, Publisher
Phone: 815-861-2992
Liz Tierney, Publisher of Healthcare Packaging has over 12 years of business-to-business publishing and sales experience. She joined PMMI Media Group in 2007 as a sales assistant and advanced quickly to East Coast Regional Manager for Healthcare Packaging. Liz was promoted to Associate Publisher in 2011 and has been publisher since 2016. Her earlier career, after graduating from Lake Forest College, was focused on new business development and account management.

Editorial Staff

Keren Sookne, Director of Editorial Content
Phone: 312-205-7933 ext 1627
As Director of Editorial Content for Healthcare Packaging, Karen Sookne enjoys covering the creative application of automation and packaging to make people's lives better. Prior to joining HCP, Sookne was a manufacturing engineer in the biopharmaceutical industry. With in-depth process knowledge and a chemical engineering degree from UC Santa Barbara as a background, Keren reports on and oversees the coverage of a variety of healthcare topics, including innovations in cold chain logistics, packaging, and serialization.

Melissa Griffen, Contributing Editor
Phone: 312-222-1010
Melissa Griffen is a Contributing Editor for Healthcare Packaging and ProFood World Magazine where she covers advancements in digitalization, sustainability, food safety, and other topics. She was also a technical writer for Shotbox, a crafts startup company founded by the co-creator of Cricut. She graduated with a degree in Creative Writing from Bowling Green State University in 2020.

PMMI Media Group
PMMI Media Group is a market-leading business media company that produces information for packaging, processing and automation professionals, bringing together solution providers and end users and facilitating connectivity throughout the supply chain. Its world class media brands—Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, OEM, ProFood World and Mundo PMMI—are proven leaders in covering this diverse and dynamic marketplace, and its digital products incorporate leading edge media technologies to deliver informed, actionable business intelligence to the industry. To learn more visit PMMI Media Group.

PMMI Media Group is a division of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, a trade association representing more than 850 companies that provide a full range of processing and packaging machinery, materials, components and containers. PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through initiatives such as, educational programs and world-class events, connecting participants in the processing and packaging supply chain with their customers around the world. PMMI produces the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows. Learn more at PMMI.