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Expert in Pharmaceuticals

Expert ID: 734901 Georgia, USA

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During Expert’s 30 years in Pharmaceutical Research and Development, he developed extensive expertise in novel drug delivery systems and assessing external drug delivery companies while at Parke-Davis/Warner-Lambert, Pfizer and SCD Pharma Consulting. He also managed a team of scientist developing novel drug delivery technologies and analytical techniques. Expert was also heavily involved in compound licensing and the associated technical due diligence activities. Throughout his years in the industry he has been deeply involved in intellectual property management and provided expert opinions on numerous patent matters. He led a number of teams at Pfizer, including the COX-2 Franchise Team, Intellectual Property Team, Global Drug Delivery Team, and the Technology Board, which he also chaired. He was the Team Leader for Ophthalmology and a member of the Ophthalmology Development Teams where he served as the single point of accountability for all CMC aspects of the program. In this role, he led several Project Teams in planning, tactics, problem solving, risk assessment, and scenario analysis. Later, he held the same position for the Dermatology portfolio. He is a Senior Associate at Lachman Consultants. He is also President of SCD Pharma Consulting. A company providing consulting services in drug delivery R&D, project management, business development, expert patent witness, life-cycle management, technology assessment and drug development from discovery to post-launch.

Testified and been deposed in two pharmaceutical patent litigation cases in Federal Court. Written numerous expert reports for other cases.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1998 Degree: PhD Subject: Pharmaceutical Institution: MUSC
Year: 1987 Degree: BS Subject: Pharmacy Institution: MUSC
Year: 1984 Degree: BS Subject: Biology Institution: USC

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2018 Employer: SCD Pharma Consulting Title: President Department:
Pharmaceutical Consulting
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1998 to 2008 Employer: Pfizer Title: Associate Director Department: Pharm Science
Manage drug delivery technology and patent portfilio
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2016 Employer: South University Title: Associate Professor Department: College of Pharmacy
Teach Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics to graduate pharmacy students

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Deposed and testified in Delaware Court for two patent litigation cases. Written expert reports for at least 7 cases.

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