When you partner with the American Physiological Society (APS), you gain access to multidisciplinary scientists who are focused on solving major issues affecting life and health worldwide. Our vibrant physiology community continuously answers critical questions and shapes our understanding of life and health.
Benefits of Partnering
Physiologists need the latest software and tools to advance their scientific research. Your products and services help them discover new breakthroughs and developments. Connecting with physiologists through APS not only provides increased brand visibility and sales potential within this growing community, but offers the trust of the APS name.
“I’ve formed lasting friendships and scientific collaborations through the outstanding networking that is provided by the exceptional society. I will be a lifelong member of the APS.”Lisa Harrison-Bernard, PhD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Meeghan De Cagna
Chief Engagement and Partnerships Officer
Meeghan De Cagna joined APS as the chief engagement and partnerships officer in March 2019. In her role, De Cagna is responsible for the marketing, membership, communications and business development teams. Prior to joining APS, De Cagna worked at the Endocrine Society as chief strategic partnerships officer and at the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). At AAPA she served as the vice president for trainee engagement and director of leadership development for their Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management, an internal business consultancy working with the largest academic medical centers in the U.S. Before moving into the association space, De Cagna spent 18 years working in for-profit marketing roles, including 10 years as chief marketing officer of a $100 million privately held educational enterprise she helped build. De Cagna holds a master of science in health communication degree from Boston University, an executive certificate from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and three executive certificates in global marketing strategy, branding, and development from the Thunderbird School of International Management. She also is a member of the American Society of Association Executives and has earned the certified association executive (CAE) designation.
Development and Strategic Partnerships Manager
As the development and strategic partnerships manager at APS, Jacob White manages fundraising efforts by developing strategic partnership programs with industry, academia, and scientific foundations. Prior to joining APS in March 2019, White worked at the Endocrine Society, supporting business development for physician and patient medical education programs. He earlier served as the D.C. metro area sales representative for Azer Scientific, a clinical and research pathology reagent company.
White holds a master of biotechnology enterprise and entrepreneurship (MBEE) from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor of science in biological sciences with a microbiology concentration from the University of Maryland, College Park. In his leisure, he enjoys reading, watching movies, and playing with his beagle.