NEW YORK: Susan Smirnoff has left Ruder Finn to join Weber Shandwick as an EVP in its healthcare practice.
Smirnoff will focus on oncology and neuroscience work at the firm.
At Ruder Finn, she co-led the agency's US healthcare practice and later worked as senior counselor across its healthcare and corporate communications teams. Smirnoff is also president of the board of trustees at CancerCare, Inc.
This past spring, Ruder Finn launched a global health IT specialty offering in an effort to meet burgeoning health and technology trends.