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Steve Lampert

1974 , Journalism

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West Chester, Pennsylvania


Adviser, Lampert Public Affairs LLC


- 25 years of Experience Working with Global Big Pharma
- Regulatory Affairs and Legal Interface
- Media Relations, Crisis Communications, Government Affairs/Public Policy
- PR Agency Relationship-building

At Penn State

During his time at Penn State, Lampert was involved with intramural sports. His favorite course was broadcast journalism


Lampert is an independent public affairs adviser and consultant, specializing in strategic public affairs and communications planning and execution. His career began in various public affairs leadership positions at Weightman Advertising and PR, Aramark Services, Gino's Corporation and Delaware County government. In 1987 he joined AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals in Wilmington, and for nearly 24 years, held senior-level corporate affairs positions. In this role, he directed a department of 25 employees who developed strategic, proactive and issues management plans for the company and its major products in the cardiovascular, mental health, oncology, diabetes, respiratory and gastrointestinal therapeutic areas. Lampert was also responsible for leading strategic planning for the company's corporate affairs leadership team, which included corporate communications, advocacy relations, community relations and government affairs. His career accomplishments include the creation and development of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Prostate Cancer Awareness Week programs, which raised public awareness of both diseases and saved thousands of lives through early detection. He was also responsible for instituting on-site cancer screenings at his company in 1991. Lampert went on to testify about workplace screenings in Washington, D.C. Following, he led nationwide corporate efforts to counsel companies to establish on-site screening programs. Lampert has served as a 10-year adviser to the National Pharmaceutical Council and is a frequent guest lecturer and panel member at industry and communications meetings. He serves on a number of boards and is an active member of the Public Relations Society of America. Lampert is also engaged in numerous community service and school projects in his hometown of West Chester, Pennsylvania, and Ocean City, Maryland. He is an avid reader, traveler, sports enthusiast and beach-goer with his wife, Lorraine, and their two daughters, Courtney and Mackenzie.