Editorial Staff
Mark Abramowicz, M.D., President
Dr. Abramowicz has been writing and editing medical education material for over 35 years. He received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1960, completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at Boston City Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, and trained in Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology at Boston City Hospital. In addition, Dr. Abramowicz served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps from 1962 to 1964. After completing his training, he was a full-time member of the Pediatrics Department at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine before becoming Editor of The Medical Letter.
Gianna Zuccotti, M.D., Vice President and Executive Editor
Dr. Zuccotti has been with The Medical Letter, Inc. since 1999. As the Vice President and Executive Editor, she guides content development, technology implementation, and strategic planning for The Medical Letter, Inc. She trained in infectious diseases and hospital epidemiology and previously served as the Vice Chair of Medicine for Clinical Affairs and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. She is currently the Vice President for Digital Health Transformation and Chief Medical Information officer for Partners Healthcare System and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School where she develops and implements informatics initiatives designed to improve patient safety and mitigate risk. Such initiatives focus on physician documentation, clinical workflow, results management, decision making and care coordination, among others. Dr. Zuccotti remains active as a clinician on the faculty of the Infectious Disease Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Center.
Jean-Marie Pflomm, Pharm.D, Editor in Chief
Prior to joining The Medical Letter, Inc. in 2004 as the Director of Drug Information, Dr. Pflomm was the Clinical Coordinator of Antibiotic Management at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1996 and subsequently completed a pharmacy practice residency at the Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center in Long Beach, California. Dr. Pflomm has also practiced clinical pharmacy at the VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY and Long Island Jewish Medical Center.