Woodcliff Lake, N.J.â€”Advanstar Communications announced that Rick Stefany has been named publisher of Drug Topics
, which covers the pharmaceutical industry. He succeeds Joe Laborsky, who left the company in January. Prior to joining Advanstar, Stefany was VP-sales and marketing for Media Marketing Services, a custom communications company in the health care field. Drug Topics
is published monthly and has a circulation of 155,000.