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Celebrating our Asian American and Pacific Islander colleagues

During Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month and beyond, we’re committed to supporting and saluting our AAPI colleagues and the important work they do

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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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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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‘Wonder Angie’ enlists her ‘super friends’ to fight oral cavity cancer

After receiving an oral squamous cell carcinoma diagnosis, a head and neck cancer survivor finds hope by embracing science, prioritizing mental health and leaning on her work family

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Fighting COVID-19: ‘An intersection between my military and civilian careers’

How our colleague Col. Craig Maceri is using the skills he learned at Merck to help run a vaccination site for the National Guard

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Addressing health equity in the age of COVID-19

In this Teal Talks episode, health care influencers Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith and Dr. Aletha Maybank discuss how the pandemic has impacted health equity and disparities

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How Wilson, N.C., plays a critical role in our commitment to supply

Meet the North Carolina-based manufacturing team that’s producing and packaging our investigational oral antiviral COVID-19 medicine

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Company leaders highlight ESG priorities and performance

Our ESG Investor Event focused on our company’s long-term strategies related to access to health, employees, environmental sustainability, and ethics & values

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Women in STEM at Merck share who inspires them most

Why strong STEM opportunities for women are important during Women’s History Month and every month

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How this HIV activist prioritizes wellness in his day-to-day

Paris Mullen shares why it's so important to make self-care a daily habit

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‘I can tell my kids: You did something special’

Merck scientist Angela Jablonski explains why she enrolled her children in a pediatric COVID-19 vaccine trial

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6 New Year's 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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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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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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Black scientists, innovators and employees at Merck who championed diversity in science

Learn about the contributions of Black employees throughout our company's history and how our diversity initiatives have shaped 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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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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“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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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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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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Powered by inclusion: how we celebrate our diverse workforce

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