BURLINGTON, MA—inVentiv Health, parent company of healthcare public relations specialist Chandler Chicco Companies, has expanded its medical communications business with two new offices in Tokyo and New York.

inVentiv Medical Communications has an existing team of 180 scientists, writers, communications experts and PhD’s in offices in London, Munich, Paris, Shanghai, Dallas and the Philadelphia area.

Working in close partnership with clients, iMC provides medical strategies for advisory boards, medical content development and publication, virtual and in-person events and communications between physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals in an effort to foster understanding and encourage collaboration between the biopharmaceutical industry and medical/healthcare professionals.

The new staff members in New York City were formerly part of Noveida Health and are led by John LaPolla, who for 14 years has specialized in oncology and chronic pain, as well as cardiometabolic and psychiatric disorders.

In Tokyo, iMC will be led by Aya Tokaji as director of scientific services.