Our Leadership

J. Allen Scoggin, PharmD, MPA


Dr. Scoggin is the Founder, President, and CEO of Med Communications. Prior to founding Med Communications, Allen served on the College of Pharmacy faculty of the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center for 30 years. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a BS in Pharmacy (1967) and Doctor of Pharmacy degree (1971). Allen also received the Masters in Public Administration from the University of Memphis (1982). Dr. Scoggin served as a Pharmacy Officer in the US Air Force BioMedical Science Corps from 1967 to 1970 (Otis Air Force Base, Massachusetts). He currently serves as a member of the Alumni Council for the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, as well as the Alumni Council for Martin Methodist College.

Beth Miller, PharmD

Vice President, Medical Communications

Beth obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the University of Tennessee, Memphis. After graduation, she completed a residency in Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She later joined the staff of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Hospital to develop pharmacy-run outpatient internal medicine clinics. In 2000, she returned to Memphis as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Pain Management for Methodist University Hospital. In this role, she participated in outpatient care and investigational research protocol writing and management. She holds appointments as faculty for the College of Pharmacy for the University of Tennessee and the University of Arkansas.

Colleen Battaglini, RPh

Vice President, Contact Center Operations

Colleen has 15+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, working in investigational clinical pharmacy, medical affairs, and contact center roles. Colleen served as a medical team member at the Merck National Service Center and as the manager of the US contact center at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Her therapeutic area experience in medical information departments include cardiovascular, respiratory, and vaccines.

Maria Anitan, MD

Global Head of Pharmacovigilance and Safety

Maria is an experienced pharmaceutical industry professional, with over 15 years in leadership roles covering pharmacovigilance, medical affairs, healthcare compliance, patient advocacy, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), medical education and communication, and clinical development, which she has practiced in the United States and Europe.

Maria graduated as a Medical Doctor in General Medicine from “Iuliu Hatieganu” Medicine and Pharmacy University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She joined the pharmaceutical industry from clinical practice and held different positions in Eli Lilly, Genzyme-Sanofi, UCB, and Ipsen, being involved in or leading multiple cross-functional projects in the areas of rare diseases, neurology, oncology, bone marrow transplant, and hematology. She is a subject matter expert for pharmacovigilance issues, regulatory interpretation and best practices, and management of safety data and analysis in both clinical trials and post-marketing around the world.

Stacy Witham, PharmD

Associate Director Business Development

Stacy received her Doctorate of Pharmacy (PharmD) from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. Stacy has 15+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry including medical affairs, medical information call center, pharmacovigilance, clinical trials, and regulatory and publications writing. Before pharmacy school, she worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative. During her time in the pharmaceutical industry, she has worked for both small and large pharmaceutical companies. She has been part of the Med Communications team since 2012.