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Better Healthcare Tomorrow_Saks Health

Partnering for
Better Healthcare Tomorrow™

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Our core values are rooted in our goal
as an organization—to enable a 
Better Healthcare Tomorrow™.
This belief infuses everything we do.
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About Saks Health

SAKS Health is a New Jersey founded marketing services organization, with team members and affiliates across North America, Europe, and Asia. Together, our seasoned leadership team has over 100 years of healthcare experience.

We are built from the tenets of our success to enable a Better Healthcare Tomorrow™




The foundation of our approach and support structure. Every partnership is solidified with sound rationale and compliant guidance to activate each brand’s unique definition of success. 

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The world of marketing communications never stops evolving. The experience of our staff empowers us to pivot, to be flexible and nimble, and to control the direction of unexpected challenges and opportunities.




The healthcare landscape is a broad and complex ecosystem that continues to innovate, as do its challenges. We immerse ourselves in the business of healthcare to help our partners navigate timely solutions.




Service is part of our DNA. We right size our team to support each partnership with an effective approach. Every member of our team works collaboratively with the variety of stakeholders, internal and external, to reach our collective goals.

Multi-Practice Marketing Services Organization

Multi-Practice Marketing Services Organization

Our specialized and custom teams are focused on partnering with clients from strategic planning and development through market and stakeholder activation. SAKS Health activates our unified model across the following practices and solutions:


Brand Marketing 


  • Brand Positioning & Messaging

  • Creative Development & Execution

  • Omnichannel Launch Campaigns


Market Access

  • Value & Access Strategy/Planning 

  • Reimbursement Initiatives/Support 

  • Advisory Boards and Value Resources

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  • Digital and Print IOs/Management

  • SEO/SEM and Social Media

  • Analytics & Reporting

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Medical Communications


  • Scientific Platforms 

  • Adv-Boards & KOL Engagements 

  • Speakers Bureau & Congress Planning

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Meet the leadership team


"Our team gets energized
telling your brand value narrative
and bringing new insights
to the conversation.”

“With more than 100 years combined healthcare and life sciences experience across our leadership team, SAKS Health is poised to become your unique healthcare commercialization partner.”

Khawar Khokhar,

Founder and CEO, SAKS Health

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Khawar Khokhar

Founder & CEO

Khawar has over 25 years of experience in healthcare marketing, market access, and communications strategic planning and activation. He founded SAKS Health in 2017 to provide unique strategic and creative market solutions for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, health system and health & wellness client partners. Khawar knows what it takes to be successful, starting his healthcare career at Cigna and founding five healthcare agencies and divisions across the industry. Having launched over 25 brands and businesses in healthcare, including in the US and Global markets, his leadership and guidance across all marketing, communication strategy and commercialization efforts, drives our success.

Steve Toman

Senior Vice President
Director of Client Services

With over 20 years in market access, medical communications, and healthcare planning and execution, Steve provides expert consulting and communication services to support our clients. Steve is responsible for managing client relationships and partnering with internal and client teams to activate strategy through tactical execution. In his career, Steve has launched over a dozen brands to market access decision makers and medical communication stakeholders. He has led cross functional teams in the development and execution of professional education and advocacy development programs across a wide range of specialty therapeutic areas. 

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Marilyn Gury, DDS

Vice President

Client Service Director 

With over 20 years in medical communications, Marilyn draws from both her clinical and client services background to help translate scientific information into customer-focused solutions. Marilyn's focus has been on the strategic planning and tactical execution of publications; thought leader identification and management; advisory board and working group meetings; and speaker training in numerous therapeutic areas. As a former clinician, she has a broad understanding of the professional audience and how best to approach these individuals. And, in her client services role, Marilyn brings a unique perspective – offering creative solutions to client challenges while managing expectations.

Philip Reynolds 

Vice President

Creative Director, Copy

Philip develops creative strategies and executions that let brands communicate with people in meaningful ways. For over 20 years, he has connected with provider, patient, and payer audiences in healthcare by translating data into impactful messages, visualizations, and experiences. With a love of collaborative problem-solving, he has helped clients launch multiple life-changing brands across diverse therapeutic areas. Philip has been the creative lead for numerous pharmaceutical product launches, including Brand marketing and market access, and his leadership across all aspects of content execution has been recognized by multiple industry awards.

Monica Bellini

Vice President
Assoc. Creative Director, Design

For almost 25 years, Monica has been creating compelling concepts for patient and physician audiences. She has guided, mentored and coached studio and design teams at multiple agencies. Monica has experience across a wide range of products and services, is a strong believer in the power of creativity, innovation, collaboration and embrace a good marketing challenge grounded in the right strategy. 

Cynthia Glass

Program Management

With over 15 years’ experience supporting life sciences clients with information and tools for healthcare decision makers, payers, physicians, and internal sales teams, Cindy has fine-tuned the ins-and-outs of operations for marketing tactics, medical communications activation, non-personal promotions, and conference management. Cindy has successfully led cross-functional teams and managed print and digital projects on strategy, on time, and on budget. As the program management leader for SAKS Health, Cindy has also maintained commercial and regulatory groups’ data management tools including Veeva Vault and Datavision. Wide therapeutic experience including immunology, infectious disease, CNS, oncology, psychiatry, and vaccines.

Marilyn Gury
Steve Toman
Khawar Khokhar
Philip Reynolds 
Monica Bellini
Cynthia Glass


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