NLA Enters Strategic Alliance Partnership With MD Magazine®

Last Updated: Monday, 29-Jan-2018 21:45:00 EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The National Lipid Association announced Monday it has united with MD Magazine®, a leading online and print source of physician news, conference coverage, and peer-to-peer discussion, through Michael J. Hennessy Associates' Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) Program. The partnership will also include sister publications, Rare Disease Report® and Pharmacy Times®.

“The National Lipid Association is a pioneer in the field of lipid management and clinical lipidology,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of Michael J. Hennessy Associates, parent company of MD Magazine®. “We are thrilled to team up with them and join their mission to save lives through patient support, education and research.”

With the goal of reducing mortality and disability related to disorders of lipid metabolism, NLA is a multidisciplinary specialty organization that works with medical professionals to enhance knowledge and clinical skills. NLA’s subsidiary, Foundation of the National Lipid Association, conducts professional educational outreach, offers small grant opportunities for professional education in lipidology, publishes reports related to all therapeutic strategies and offers support to patients through educational initiatives.

“We are very excited to partner with MD Magazine®, a leading source of news among the medical community,” said James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FNLA, National Lipid Association President. “With their vast reach and dedicated audience, this partnership will be a great opportunity for the NLA to provide valuable educational content to health care professionals and help improve patient care.”

As part of this joint effort, the NLA and Foundation of the National Lipid Association will be able to share valuable content through MD Magazine®, Rare Disease Report® and Pharmacy Times® and audiences will have unprecedented access to research developments, articles and interviews that can help oncologists better serve their patients. The SAP Program is designed to facilitate an open exchange of information among trusted peers, with the goal of improving patient care.

About MD Magazine®

MD Magazine® is a comprehensive clinical news and information portal that provides physicians and other health care professionals with up-to-date, specialty and disease-specific resources designed to help them deliver better patient care. Audiences have access to breaking news, video interviews with physician experts, in-depth conference coverage, finance and practice management updates, insight and analysis from physician contributors and much more. MD Magazine® is part of Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., a full-service health care communications company offering education, research and medical media.

About Rare Disease Communications®

Rare Disease Communications® is a health care communications and media company dedicated to raising awareness of rare diseases and orphan drugs so that patients in the rare disease community will be diagnosed and treated efficiently. Rare Disease Communications® is part of the Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc. family of businesses, based in Cranbury, New Jersey. MJH Associates is committed to improving quality of life through health care education, research and communication. To learn more, visit

About Pharmacy Times®

Pharmacy Times® is the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, providing practical, clinical and professional information pharmacists can use in their everyday practices while counseling patients and interacting with other health care providers. Each issue and website page contain articles and features covering industry trends, medication errors, drug interactions, patient education, disease state management, patient counseling, product news, pharmacy law and more. Additionally, Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Pharmacy Times® is part of Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., a full-service health care communications company offering education, research and medical media.

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