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Apr 29, 2019, 11:56 ET The Bloc's Prodeep Bose to Speak at MM&M Transforming Healthcare Conference

Prodeep Bose, EVP, Innovation and Growth at The Bloc, a leading health creative agency, will be moderating a key panel at MM&M's upcoming...


Apr 17, 2019, 07:00 ET The Bloc Elevates Jennifer Matthews to CEO and President

The Bloc, one of the largest independent health creative agencies, is proud to announce the promotion of Jennifer Matthews to CEO and president....


Oct 03, 2017, 10:00 ET October 1 to 7 is Mental Health Awareness Week: New grassroots Instagram initiative @health_esteem activates college campuses, getting students to pay mental wellness forward

As Mental Health Awareness Week begins, the Instagram initiative @health_esteem was launched by the New York–based creative engagement agency The...


Apr 25, 2017, 12:26 ET The Bloc and HAP Innovations Host Panel on "Making Health Tech Human" at Cannes Lions Health 2017

In June, The Bloc and HAP Innovations will present and host a dynamic panel on creativity and its intersection with health technology at the Lions...


Nov 16, 2016, 11:24 ET The Bloc, Named Agency Of The Year, Sweeps Modern Healthcare's Impact Awards

The Bloc, known as much for social responsibility as for creative excellence, was honored as Agency of the Year by Modern Healthcare and Advertising...


Oct 10, 2016, 05:50 ET New groundbreaking social platform "Hearing Voices of Support" Connects People with Schizophrenia-Related Brain Disorders to the Wider Community

"Hearing Voices of Support" was launched last week by highly awarded New York–based creative engagement agency The Bloc for SARDAA (Schizophrenia and ...


Aug 18, 2016, 01:17 ET The Bloc Welcomes Barbara LePetri, MD, as New SVP Director of Medical & Scientific Services

The Bloc announced the appointment of Barbara LePetri, MD, to lead the medical strategy team as SVP Director of Medical and Scientific Services....


Aug 03, 2016, 11:53 ET The Bloc tackles prestigious Creative Floor Awards with 10 noms, 3 wins

The Bloc came up big at this year’s Creative Floor Healthcare Awards, with recognition in the Mixed Media, Consumer Website, and Self-Promotion...


Aug 02, 2016, 03:17 ET Susan Miller Viray of The Bloc named 2016 New York SmartCEO Brava Award Winner

Susan Miller Viray, Founding Partner at The Bloc, was honored as a high-impact female business leader at the SmartCEO's Brava Awards Ceremony, held...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:41 ET Jennifer Matthews of The Bloc Named a Transformational Leader at the PM360 Elite Awards

Jennifer Matthews, President and Managing Partner of The Bloc, was honored as a Transformational Leader at the PM360 Elite Award ceremony held July...


Jun 08, 2016, 09:37 ET The Bloc announces the launch of BlocAlley, a new division driving commercial success for entrepreneurial health organizations

The Bloc announced today the launch of BlocAlley, a new division that helps clients in the health sector launch and commercialize themselves as well...


Apr 27, 2016, 01:17 ET First-ever managed markets Manny Award goes to The Bloc

The Bloc Value Builders' work for Regeneron was awarded the Manny, in the new category of Best Managed Markets Campaign, during the Manny Awards...


Apr 06, 2016, 10:57 ET The Bloc Joins Montefiore Health System in Celebrating the Launch of New Brand Campaign: DOING MORE

A nearly year-long collaboration between The Bloc and Montefiore Health System has resulted in a stunning omnichannel brand experience showcasing...


Mar 09, 2016, 10:18 ET Caregivers Speak Up Tapped to Join Idea Accelerator Showcase of Breakthrough Social Innovations

The Bloc announced today that its Caregivers Speak Up project has been selected to join The Idea Accelerator, a prominent new showcase of...


Nov 17, 2015, 10:00 ET Caregivers Speak Up Holds Its First-Ever Meetup in New York City

Caregivers Speak Up, a social platform started by The Bloc to honor and celebrate caregivers, held its first-ever Meetup recently at The Bloc's...


Nov 05, 2015, 06:28 ET The Bloc to hold first-ever meet-up event in celebration of National Family Caregivers Month

In honor of November being National Family Caregivers Month, The Bloc is hosting its first Caregivers Speak Up "meet-up" event. The meet-up will be...


Sep 28, 2015, 07:32 ET The Bloc Named Advertising Agency Of The Year At The PM360 Trailblazer Awards

Recognized for its stellar track record of innovation, talent development, social responsibility, and creative excellence, The Bloc was honored as...


Jul 28, 2015, 03:24 ET The Bloc wins 5 at London's Creative Floor healthcare awards

The Bloc took home 5 awards at the notoriously brutal Creative Floor healthcare awards show in London on July 2. Billed as "the toughest healthcare...


Jul 22, 2015, 10:00 ET The CementBloc Celebrates 15 Years in Business and Announces Plans for Its Next Phase of Growth

After 15 years of steady growth and evolution, The CementBloc announced its move to new flagship headquarters in downtown New York. Additionally, its ...