Karin Eskenazi is a Partnership and Communications Manager at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2019. She is responsible for media relations and content development at the Firm, and brings over 20 years of experience representing major academic medical centers as well as leading pharma and biotech companies in biomedical and healthcare media relations and communications. Prior to Deerfield, Ms. Eskenazi served as Deputy Press Secretary for New York City Health + Hospitals. She led media relations at Columbia University Medical Center and separately at its hospital affiliate, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, for nearly 15 years. Earlier in her career, Ms. Eskenazi helped launch The Biotech Group at Burson-Marsteller. In addition, she managed media relations and special events at Beth Israel Medical Center. She also supported biotech start-ups while serving on the account team at Noonan/Russo Communications, Inc., an investor and public relations firm. Ms. Eskenazi holds a B.S. in Marketing from New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology.