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Expert in Pharmaceutical, Drug, Medical Device, and Management

Expert ID: 735569 California, USA

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Expert is a Pharmacist and an Attorney with a MBA and has worked in the pharmaceutical/biotech/medical device industry for 25 years.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Diego, California - Phoenix, Arizona - Boston, Massachusetts

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2017 Degree: Juris Doctor (JD) Subject: Institution: University of San Diego
Year: 1995 Degree: Post-doctoral Fellowship Subject: Drug Development Institution: University of North Carolina
Year: 1993 Degree: MBA Subject: Institution: American Graduate School of International Management / Thunderbird
Year: 1991 Degree: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) Subject: Institution: University of Arizona

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Strategic Management and Clinical Consultant Department: Responsibilities: Product/corporate strategist for pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies. Performs comprehensive due diligence, assessing and optimizing companies’ strategy, operations and infrastructure, talent, financials, and product development for maximum revenue growth and capital savings. Builds internal teams, 3rd party networks, and alliance partnerships and provides hands-on management and leadership where needed. Conducts clinical, compliance and program audits, develops KPI’s and SOPs, and updates processes based on best practices. Handles external communications, relationship/alliance management, and issue resolution. Works closely with executive leadership and Boards providing counsel and support as they steer company vision and prepare company for extended development or exit.
Years: 2016 to 2017 Employer: University of San Diego School of Law Title: Department: Entrepreneurship Clinic Responsibilities: Provided transactional legal services targeting high technology business start-ups and other emerging growth companies regarding business entity formation, financing regulations, term sheets, pitchdecks, drafting of investment agreements and corporate documents, and protection of intellectual property.
Years: 2013 to 2014 Employer: HUYA Bioscience International Title: Chief Operations Officer/ Vice President, Clinical Development Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 2008 to 2015 Employer: Novaquest - Quintiles Transnational Title: Vice President Department: Strategic Partnering and Clinical Development Responsibilities:
Years: 2006 to 2010 Employer: Pacific Community Ventures Title: San Diego Business Advisor Department: Responsibilities: Consulted with various entrepreneurial start-up companies in the greater San Diego area providing the tailored strategic and operational guidance needed to help companies scale and remain viable entities. Mentored founders regarding strategic business opportunities, marketing/commercial initiatives, organizational structure, financial management and executive leadership.

Years: 2001 to 2007 Employer: Amylin Pharmaceuticals Title: Department: Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Outsourcing & Procurement Responsibilities:
Years: 1995 to 2001 Employer: Quintiles Inc. Title: Department: Global Project Management Responsibilities: Oversaw business accounts for 80+ domestic and international pharmaceutical companies. Built and managed large global teams (200+ employees) spanning Asia Pacific, South Africa, Latin America, North America and Europe. Negotiated and managed program budgets in excess of $500M. Led corporate initiatives for improving efficiencies; built financial forecasting system for Project Managers and built and led new processes for streamlining project management across programs and international offices. Member of the Senior Management Team and various steering committees.
Years: 1993 to 1995 Employer: Glaxo Pharmaceuticals Title: Senior Clinical Research Scientist/Fellow Department: Medical Affairs Responsibilities:

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1995 to Present Country / Region: Too numerous to list Summary: Expert has worked professionally, in the pharmaceutical industry, in approximately 45+ countries

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
International Law Journal
President, Health Law Society
International Association of Lawyers (UIA)
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
Licenses / Certifications
State Bar of California
Arizona Board of Pharmacy
California Board of Pharmacy
Professional Appointments
Board of Directors, Women's Financial Academy
Business Advisory Board, Cures Within Reach
Scientific Advisory Board, Cures Within Reach
Steering Committee, Intarcia
Scientific Advisory Board, Intarcia
Steering Committee, Tethys Bioscience
Business Advisory Board, Concepts Worldwide
External Advisory Board Management, Amylin Pharmaceuticals
FDA Advisory Board Prep Team, Amylin Pharmaceuticals
FDA Advisory Board Prep Team, Glaxo Wellcome
Publications and Patents Summary
Publications: 9

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
German Conversational (limited at present)

Fields of Expertise

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