Holland Johnson is the managing editor of Medical Device Daily, the premiere daily medical technology news source. Holland has more than 15 years of editorial and reporting experience, including the last 12 years in the newsletter industry covering medical technology, home healthcare and clinical advances in oncology and women’s health. Prior to that, Holland was a beat reporter for the Athens Observer. Holland has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Georgia. You can connect with Holland via LinkedIn.
Omar Ford is a staff writer for Medical Device Daily. Omar has nearly a decade of experience in the reporting field and has spent the last 5 years in the newsletter industry covering medical technology, home healthcare and diagnostics. Prior to that, Omar served as a beat reporter for the Beaufort Gazette in Beaufort, South Carolina, and then the Griffin Daily News, in Griffin, Georgia. Omar has a Bachelor of Arts in Print Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of South Carolina.
Mark McCarty has served as the Washington editor for Medical Device Daily since March 2006. He has covered FDA’s regulation of the medical device industry from both a regulatory review and compliance/enforcement aspects, but has also routinely reviewed Medicare reimbursement. Mark’s portfolio at Medical Device Daily includes coverage of medical device advisory committees, congressional hearings and medical specialty society meetings. Among the subjects he has covered are patent law and patent reform legislation, medical liability law, healthcare reform and the science of cardiovascular disease. Mark has also led strategic discussions of AHC Media’s medical device publication portfolio and has assembled several publication proposals. As the editor of the Oncology Extra feature appearing weekly in Medical Device Daily, he has also extensively covered cancer treatments and diagnostics. Previously Mark served as the managing editor for two publications by the Washington Information Source, Inspection Monitor and Warning Letter Bulletin, and was a contributing writer for WIS’s Validation Times. See McCarty’s Linkedin page here.
Amanda Pedersen is the senior staff writer at Medical Device Daily. She has covered medical technology news for MDD since 2006. Prior to that Amanda worked as a community newspaper reporter for the Marietta Daily Journal in Marietta, Georgia and The Galesburg Register-Mail in Galesburg, Illinois. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois. You can connect with Amanda via LinkedIn.
Robert Kimball has been at AHC Media for 13 years. He spent the first half as a Managing Editor in the Clinical Publishing group, and has been Senior Production Editor for Medical Device Daily since 2006. Robert has taken part in the production of various products, including the annual BioWorld Executive Compensation Report, the MDD State of the Industry Report , and the daily publication of Medical Device Daily , which is delivered every business day to subscribers. Robert has also attended and covered various medical conferences throughout his career at AHC Media. Robert cut his chops on the Sports Desk at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for three years after graduating from Furman University. When he is not on the golf course, he is daydreaming about being on the golf course. Connect with Robert on LinkedIn .