Dr. Barry P. Chaiken Joins Xenophon’s COVID-19 Crisis Team
One of the Nation’s Top Public Health Physicians
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Xenophon Strategies is bolstering its Medical & Science practice’s Coronavirus team with the addition of Dr. Barry P. Chaiken, one of the nation’s top public health physicians. Dr. Chaiken holds multiple board certifications including in Public Health, is a former top Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer for the CDC and is one of the nation’s leading experts on applying technology to public health crises. He holds medical and health degrees from the SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn, NY and Harvard University.
Dr. Chaiken will be joining a crisis communications and healthcare team that is focused on assisting clients traverse new and unchartered territory with the coronavirus and its lasting impact on businesses, employees, customers and their families. He will be working with clients to base business recovery and health issues on the latest science and data.
“Xenophon is proud to welcome Dr. Chaiken to our medical and science team,” said David Fuscus, CEO of Xenophon Strategies. “His experience in infectious diseases, public health, epidemics and healthcare technology will play a pivotal role for organizations as they weather the storm of the Coronavirus pandemic.”
Dr. Chaiken has provided healthcare technology consultation for numerous companies, with a focus on using data to impact the quality, access and cost of care for patients. He has also acted as the Conference Chair for more than 30 healthcare conferences, and has published more than 170 original articles on healthcare, healthcare information technology, and change management.
“Dr. Chaiken brings a unique skillset in medicine and healthcare technology to Xenophon’s Coronavirus Team,” continued Fuscus. “We are especially excited about how Dr. Chaiken’s experience in healthcare technology will allow clients to consider technology as part of their business recovery plans.”
Dr. Chaiken will be joining Xenophon’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Davidson Hamer and Dr. Brooke Nichols as the core medical and science team of the firm’s Medical & Science practice. Dr. Hamer is an internationally acclaimed epidemiologist who has spent more than 30 years fighting the toughest diseases around the world. Dr. Nichols is a top modeling-epidemiologist who is working with clients to model their work forces and customers as a safety and business recovery tool. Xenophon’s medical team also includes by some of the nation’s top crisis management and communications professionals including Xenophon CEO David Fuscus, Senior Vice President Mark Hazlin and Vice President Jennifer Lay.
Xenophon Strategies is one of the nation’s top crisis communications and management firms and is headquartered in Washington, DC and represents clients from the U.S./Canada, Asia, Central Asia and Europe. Xenophon is a member of the Public Relations Global Network and has 50 sister firms around the globe.