“We needed a publisher with special talents and skill, one that was familiar with the exacting standards of archival academic medical publications.  Multimed stood above all alternatives as the single publisher most able to meet our publication requirements”
~Michael D. Mills
Editor-In-Chief Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics (2005 - 2008)

The Multimed Team

Multimed Inc. has a small team of experienced and dedicated staff, as well a network of other companies and freelance professionals which enable us to provide clients a broad range of design, printing and marketing services.

Lorne Cooper - CEO
Lorne is the founder and CEO of Multimed Inc. He founded the company in 1980, and has dedicated his professional career to creating innovative concepts and projects in health care publishing and communications. He currently focuses on overall corporate strategies, client relations, and the further development of the publication Current Oncology.
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Jill Torigian - President
Jill joined Multimed Inc. in 1988, and is co-owner and President. Jill focuses on the implementation of new technologies in publishing. Responsible for business and client development, and corporate management, Jill is currently working on innovative approaches utilizing open access publishing.
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Heather Shand - Project Manager
Heather is a Project Manager for Multimed. She coordinates the marketing and production of the publications Peritoneal Dialysis International, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, Advances in PD, and the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Heather works with clients and the Multimed team to develop, coordinate, and implement marketing initiatives.
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Laura Hope - Project Manager
Laura is a Project Manager for Multimed, and is the marketing and production coordinator for the publication Current Oncology. Laura is also the liaison for the members and the executive of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis, and works closely with our clients as the manager of subscriptions and memberships. She also manages and maintains Peritoneal Dialysis International online.
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Amanda Shand - Project Coordinator
Amanda is the Project Coordinator at Multimed. She assists the Project Managers in communicating with clients and implementing marketing strategies. She is also the graphic designer and creates ads and promotional materials for Multimed. She also assists in performing typesetting, copyediting and online administrative duties.
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Karen Irwin - CKN Project Coordinator
Karen is the project co-ordinator for the CKN team.  She brings over 7 years of industry experience, and will be responsible for managing all activities between CKN, our clients, contributors and readers.
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