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6 New Year resolutions Merck scientists are making in 2022

Hear what goals some of our senior scientists are tackling this year

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Dean Li: Agility is 'about letting the data guide you'

The president of Merck Research Laboratories discusses how managing priorities is a key to scientific success

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Why this new dad says every company should offer parental leave

Our colleague says taking time off to bond with his daughter was the ‘right thing to do’ for his family

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5 science innovators reveal their earliest inspirations

These medical researchers and scientists had a spark as children to invent and explore

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Giving back: How our pro bono program drives positive change

Jennifer Zachary, Merck’s General Counsel, on how we can provide more legal services to those in need

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This leader works to ensure diversity and inclusion is visible in everything we do

Deepak Khanna, president, Europe and Canada, demonstrates how “diversity is a fact, but inclusion is an act”

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An oral history: Stepping up throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

Scientists, leaders, global partners and more reflect on how we rose to the challenge and worked together, one moment at a time

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Ken Frazier named Chief Executive’s 2021 CEO of the Year

Our executive chairman of the board and former CEO joins a list of legendary executives for his long record of leadership

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Curiosity inspires us to invent for life

Our researchers are dedicated to finding innovative answers to life’s challenging questions.

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Childhood cancer patient dedicates his life to clinical trial research

After participating in a pediatric leukemia study, Arjan Ooms’ life has come full circle as our director of clinical research in the Netherlands

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Merck for Mothers: Helping end maternal mortality

A decade of strategic partnerships, private sector innovation and data-driven impact to help create a world where no woman has to die while giving life

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Connecting employees with NGOs for impactful 3-month assignments

Our Merck Richard T. Clark Fellowship for Global Health program helps solve the world’s most pressing health challenges

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When breast cancer hits home

A perspective on courage and perseverance

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Celebrating the diversity of our workforce

How we're leaning into the voices, perspectives and experiences that strengthen our mission

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Forging the future of vaccine technology

National Geographic highlights the companies — including Merck — exploring potential breakthroughs in continuous vaccine production

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Employees help evacuate patients from record flood in China

Our Zhengzhou colleagues recount their experiences following a devastating flood

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Fighting for health equity from inside the health care industry

Carmen Villar, vice president, social business innovation, always defended the underdog – now she leads a team solely focused on reducing health disparities

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Supporting the next generation of diverse scientists

Meet some of the Merck mentors and former mentees helping make the Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program a success

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7 things you probably didn’t know about Merck

From Thomas Edison to Meryl Streep, these interesting tidbits about our company may surprise you

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Improving medical care in the Black community with family health histories

Why creating a family health history tree can help build trust and empower you to be your own voice in the doctor’s office

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The scientist who’s pushing boundaries through cutting-edge research

Fiona Marshall, Merck’s head of discovery sciences & translational medicine, on overcoming challenges to advance the discovery and development of future therapies

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Inspiring innovation through diversity and inclusion

When we bring together people from different backgrounds, the possibility for invention is endless

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Introducing our global hybrid work model

This model will help us be even more agile and productive as we deliver outcomes for the people who depend on our work.

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It’s about more than science to these lifelong HIV researchers

Our scientists discuss why people are the center of our work in HIV

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Living with type 2 diabetes in uncertain times

One man’s story of finding support for managing his type 2 diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Helping professionals return to the workforce after a career break

Merck is offering returnships for the untapped talent pool who decide to take career breaks

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Finding the courage to come out after 20 years of marriage

Last June, Merck executive Scott M. Wright shared his story of coming out in midlife -- the response was overwhelming

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Meet the team leading our COVID-19 vaccine partnership with Johnson & Johnson

How our science and manufacturing expertise and dedication to patients enable us to step up when it’s needed most

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Why young professionals want to grow their careers with us

Our efforts to build a generationally diverse workforce earns us the top spot on Forbes’ ‘Best Employers for New Grads’ list

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Antimicrobial resistance - an emerging public health crisis

Q&A with Dr. Jenelle Krishnamoorthy on the urgent need to work together to address the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

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4 LGBTQ+ employees share stories of finding freedom to be themselves at work

Bringing your whole self to work allows you “to be happy not just in your personal life but also in your professional life"

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Fiona Marshall elected a fellow of the Royal Society

Fiona Marshall, Merck’s senior vice president, Discovery, Preclinical & Translational Medicine, joins the ranks of one of the U.K.’s most distinguished scientific organizations

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Following the science of climate change

Jennifer Zachary, executive vice president and general counsel, who also leads safety, security and the environment, on our effort to help reduce the impacts of climate change

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Driving melanoma research forward

An interview with Dr. Nageatte Ibrahim, vice president, clinical research

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3 things I want the Black community to know about scientists like me

Denarra Simmons, senior scientist, on why now more than ever, the Black community needs to put their trust in science

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What you should know about heart failure

7 signs not to ignore

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Tackling health disparities one federal policy at a time

How Janelle Gillings, Merck's director of federal policy and government relations, helps promote health equity

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It’s personal: Dr. Roy Baynes on making progress in esophageal cancer research

Every step forward holds meaning for patients and their loved ones

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Why this HIV activist is prioritizing wellness during COVID-19

Paris Mullen shares why self-care is so important during the pandemic and beyond

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This scientist helps translate inventions into vaccines to protect public health

Beth-Ann Coller, executive director, global clinical development, knows how disease outbreaks underscore the importance of vaccines

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8 women who made major strides at our company and beyond

Honoring the many ‘firsts’ of the inspiring women who paved the way for future generations

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Five women leaders share their best advice on career success

"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."

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‘Small things’ count when parenting and working remotely during a pandemic

Kristina Rey, associate director, global communications, talks about forging stronger connections with colleagues despite the distance

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How one woman’s diverse team is driving innovation in science and medicine

Rebecca Ruck is breaking down silos and leveraging diversity to invent smarter and greener ways to produce medicine

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A look back at the Black innovators and moments that shaped our company

The Black community has and continues to play a key role in defining our legacy of invention

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Photos of resilience: How we’re coping during COVID-19

As the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has transformed life around the globe, our colleagues have come together to show their resilience

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Fighting for equity in health care

Representation in clinical trials can make a real difference

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Inspiring stories from employees on the COVID-19 front lines

From MRL to Human Health, from Russia to Brazil, colleagues around the world have been helping their communities and applying their medical expertise to the pandemic

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"Coming back from maternity leave during a pandemic left me shell-shocked"

Elise Masella, executive director of global communications, returned to work after having her first baby in the thick of COVID-19. She shares what she's learned and how she's adjusted.

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One researcher’s lifelong fight for HIV prevention

Mike Robertson, M.D., has spent his career fighting for HIV prevention; now, he’s optimistic about a bright future

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How one leader mentors another to help end poverty

Jennifer McCafferty coaches a leader to help him strengthen his team, plan for the future and decrease the poverty rate in Philadelphia

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From Kenya to the U.S., she’s helping lead the fight against HIV

Growing up in Kenya during the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis inspired Merck’s Dr. Bern Ng’eno to commit her life to improving HIV treatment and care

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From the military to Merck: Lessons in leadership

Meet three women who have served our country and are now helping to lead our company

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After a tragic accident, healing the invisible wounds

How Geralyn Ritter, Merck SVP and appointed head of external affairs and corporate governance, Organon & Co., learned that good care is about more than medicine

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Breaking down barriers, with a little help from man’s best friend

Darley Oliveira and his guide dog, Clark, are a dynamic duo

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When diversity in clinical trials is personal

How Adrelia's passion for diversity in clinical trials started close to home

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A day in the life of a Merck physician and volunteer during COVID-19

Dr. Ali is continuing to fight on the front lines of the disease, despite the risks to himself and his loved ones

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How diversity and inclusion is essential to our mission

By Celeste Warren, vice president of human resources and chief diversity officer

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Our disability inclusiveness earns top employer award

Learn how we maximize potential by making employees across all dimensions of ability feel valued and empowered

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Keelee's maternal health journey

A post-partum infection that threatened her life inspires Keelee to share her story with others

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Lessons from dual pandemics

A conversation with Merck Chief Patient Officer Julie Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., about her early work caring for people with HIV and AIDS, and the parallels of the AIDS and COVID-19 pandemics

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How Merck’s Karin Shanahan is helping New Jersey get back to work

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Nobel Prize winner William Campbell celebrates 90th birthday

Dr. Campbell’s research led to significant decline in river blindness and lymphatic filariasis

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One scientist’s work to make a difference in the lives of millions

with Jay Grobler, executive director, infectious diseases and vaccines

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Creating a culture of inclusivity for the LGBTQ+ community

A podcast by Eliav Barr, head of Global Medical Affairs

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“Pride and honor”: Meet the Army microbiologist and Merck employee fighting COVID-19

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Working for equality

Conrod Kelly, executive director of social determinants and population health, talks about the importance of giving everyone an equal chance for health and success

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A day in the life of an HIV doctor during COVID-19

Elizabeth shares the measures she is taking to ensure her patients receive proper care and why consistent care is so important

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Why Merck is well-positioned to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

with Daria Hazuda, VP, infectious disease discovery and chief science officer

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Type 2 diabetes: A patient-centric approach to care

An informative Q&A with Dr. Sam Engel, associate vice president, cardiometabolic and women’s health at Merck Research Laboratories

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What Merck’s history with epidemics and pandemics teaches us about this one

By Nick Kartsonis, M.D. senior vice president, vaccines and infectious diseases, clinical research

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Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, BIO president and CEO, thanks Merck for investing in her

Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath received her first “helping hand” from the biotechnology industry through the UNCF-Merck Fellows Program

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Solidarity rising in the face of adversity

Finding new ways to fight COVID-19 across diverse populations in Africa

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Fighting for his family: One colleague’s battle with COVID-19

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Ken Frazier calls for unity in the face of injustice

Our CEO and chairman shares his thoughts on how we can all do better, together.

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Volunteer Dr. Anna Raji provides care and comfort to veterans amid COVID-19 pandemic

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No patient left behind: making the impossible possible for clinical trials during adversity

With Andy Lee, head of global clinical trial operations

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Nurse and volunteer Brenda lends medical expertise to Houston Food Bank during COVID-19

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How innovation and new technologies will help us continue to produce and supply our medicines and vaccines—today and into the future

with Craig Kennedy, head of global supply chain

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Battling COVID-19 as a volunteer EMT

One of our colleagues finds a way to help directly combat the COVID-19 pandemic as a volunteer EMT.

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Nurses: our mission to save and improve lives in action

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Nurse and volunteer Kim Daly brings hope and help to patients in makeshift COVID-19 hospital

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Inspired to become a nurse by Hurricane Katrina, this Merck employee is giving back by volunteering on the frontlines of COVID-19

Emma Mason, a nurse and volunteer, has joined the COVID-19 battle to return the favor to those who helped her and her family during Hurricane Katrina

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Col. Craig Maceri fights "invisible enemy": COVID-19

The Rhode Island National Guard commander is currently on military leave from Merck as part of an effort to combat the pandemic.

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Remembering Arnold Demain, one of our giants

A pioneering research microbiologist for our company leaves behind an impressive legacy.

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Answering your most pressing questions on antimicrobial resistance

An informative Q&A with early discovery researcher Todd Black, Ph.D., executive director, infectious diseases

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Podcast: Supporting telemedicine in Italy to fight COVID-19

with Nicoletta Luppi, senior vice president and managing director, Italy

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Podcast: Hear how Merck physician and volunteer Dr. Mo Ali is standing up to COVID-19

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Meet Merck physician and volunteer Dr. Mo Ali: “We are here to serve the people we look after, I cannot stand by and watch this.”

Merck employee puts work on hold, now helping care for patients in London

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"We can get through this."

By Nicoletta Luppi, senior vice president and managing director, Italy

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Antibiotic resistance: the hidden threat lurking behind COVID-19

Written by Julie L. Gerberding

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How our teams in China tackled early COVID-19 challenges

Our teams in China share what worked when faced with the impossible

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It takes a village

Collaborating to make a difference in the lives of people with bladder cancer

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Powered by inclusion: how we celebrate our diverse workforce

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Tackling the U.S. maternal mortality crisis

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Facing the biggest challenge of her life - meet: Geralyn Ritter

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From the marines to Merck: pursuing missions that matter

By Joe Butcher, associate director, Corporate Strategy