Leadership Team

J. Allen Scoggin, PharmD, MPA
J. Allen Scoggin, PharmD, MPA President/CEO
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
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.
Isha Bhattacharyya, PharmD
Isha Bhattacharyya, PharmD Vice President, Global Medical Services
Isha brings over 29 years of pharmaceutical industry experience to Med Communications. Throughout her career she has held positions in Europe, Japan, and the United States. After graduating from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Paris, France with a Doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD), Isha worked in a hospital in Paris before moving into research and development at Nippon Roussel K.K. in Tokyo, Japan, now a subsidiary of Sanofi. After moving to the United States, she worked in roles of increasing responsibility in medical affairs functions at Wyeth, GSK, and Shire. Isha’s experience includes managing multi-functional teams, launching products, supporting legacy drugs, integrating departments and creating medical affairs processes for global functions such as medical information, publications, medical science liaisons, managed care support, and clinical trial patient recruitment and retention.
Colleen Battaglini, RPh
Colleen Battaglini, RPhSenior Director, Medical Communications
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.
Sharon S. Bathory, PharmD
Sharon S. Bathory, PharmDDirector, Pharmacovigilance
Sharon has 20 years of pharmaceutical industry experience working in pharmacovigilance, clinical supply chain, and quality. She has worked for Eli Lilly and Company and has worked with YourEncore and RxLogix providing consulting services for Pfizer, Merck, Bayer, Astellas, Elanco, and other pharmaceutical companies.
Sharon previously practiced as a community pharmacist and a hospital pharmacist. She volunteers as a pharmacist and serves on the Board of Directors for the Good Shepherd Community Clinic, a non-profit free medical clinic for the uninsured population of Morgan County, Indiana. Sharon also serves on the Board of Directors for Stability First, a non-profit organization established to address multiple issues associated with the alleviation of poverty.

Sharon graduated from Butler University with a BS in Pharmacy and earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida

Ellen Whipple, PharmD
Ellen Whipple, PharmDDirector, Medical Communications
Ellen has been employed with Med Communications, Inc for 8 years. She received both pharmacy degrees from the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. Prior to her career at Med Communications Ellen practiced clinical pharmacy. Ellen is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and a Medical Advisor for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. Ellen has 15+ years’ experience in writing and articulating scientific information. During this time, she has lectured to pharmacy students on multiple sclerosis, presented on multiple sclerosis at 30+ medical meetings/advisory boards, published 100+ articles (e.g., continuing education programs, patient information articles, and peer reviewed publications), written advisory board meeting reports, responded to FDA response letters, created side decks, and written/reviewed scientific materials for pharmaceutical clients.
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