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Temple Hills, Maryland, 20748, United States
Posted:
May 23, 2010

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Pamela D. Allen, PharmD, MBA

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Temple Hills, MD 20748

abmr0i@r.postjobfree.com

Mobile: 407.***.****

EDUCATION

Howard University College of Pharmacy

Washington, DC May 2009

Doctorate of Pharmacy

Keller Graduate School of Management

Masters, Business Administration

June 2007

Concentration: Health Administration

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL May 2004

Pre-Pharmacy, Food Science Human Nutrition

Florida Bright Futures Scholar

Residency, Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)

Resident, Medical Information

Medical & Scientific Affairs

MedImmune, LLC

Gaithersburg, MD July 2009-current

Biopharmaceutical division/Astra Zeneca

Medical Information Focus: Immunology, Vaccinology

. Developed advanced skills in identification, retrieval, and evaluation

of drug information and medical literature

. Gained proficiency in medical information core competencies through

scientific writing, presentations, and one-on-one communication with

health care professionals

. Collaborated in development and editing of drug information

publications and 70+ standard response medical information letters

. Understanding of pharmaceutical biotech industry, regulatory practices

and the drug development process

. Authored guidance document for emergency drug information inquiries in

novel A/H1N1 influenza pandemic surge plan

. Contributed to weekly promotional review committee to evaluate all of

the company's marketed advertising materials for medical and

scientific accuracy

. Participated in sales training activities and assisted in providing

medical information to sales force

. Supervised fourth year PharmD students during drug information

rotation while providing career development mentorship to students

through local speaking and teaching engagements

. Conducted research project in drug information and pharmacovigilance

for publication

. Participated in rotations in patient safety, pharmacoeconomics,

publications, and regulatory affairs

EXPERIENTIAL

ROTATIONS________________________________________________________

Medco Health Solutions Pharmacy Call Center

Tampa, FL May 2005

Evaluated the structure and function of the nations leading pharmacy

benefits manager and their emerging role in healthcare. Acquired

introductory knowledge of medication based therapy through participation in

patient calls and monitoring plans. Worked closely with Quality Assurance

Pharmacy Manager to evaluate patient/pharmacist interaction models to

ensure accuracy, therapeutic management, and delivery of superior customer

service. Engaged the organizations pharmacists and business professionals

through weekly updates in disease state management.

Pharmacy Ownership/Management Suitland Community Pharmacy

Suitland, MD May 2008

Served as primary point of contact for patients in a community setting.

Collaborated with pharmacy owner in all management functions including

balancing of the budget, inventory management, and development of marketing

materials and strategy. Increased the number of pharmacy deliveries by 30%

to long term care facilities and integrated medical centers. Performed

market analysis and researched effect of chain pharmacy minute clinics on

independent pharmacy. Developed proficiency in the use of Pharmacy RX

patient information system. Counseled patients on OTC products and

developed pharmaceutical care plans.

Industry/Marketing Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical

Co. Indianapolis, IN July 2008

Played an integral role in Tadalafil (Cialis ) Global Marketing Product

Team through competitive intelligence and disease state research.

Functioned as global team member for new tadalafil indication for pulmonary

arterial hypertension. Partnered with colleagues in developing global

marketing strategy for new indication. Developed a comprehensive database

for worldwide competitive intelligence. Updated Adcirca Global Marketing

Site in LillyNet internal database. Developed and implemented internal

communication plan for Adcirca to target 40,000 + Lilly employees.

Investigational Drugs/Clinical Children's National Medical Center

Washington, DC August 2008

Worked closely with team of investigational pharmacists and resident

physicians in the investigational drug pharmacy setting. Interacted daily

with nursing team and provided information on protocol inquiries.

Participated in routine weekly monitor and principal investigator visits.

Attended and documented hospital IRB and investigation drug services

management meetings. Assisted in preparation and dispensing of medications

according to protocols and provided drug counseling to out-patient study

participants.

Pharmacy Administration Georgetown Hospital

Washington, DC October 2008

Participated in hospital pharmacy daily functions with an emphasis on

administrative and management duties. Worked closely with Associate

Director of Pharmacy to determine systems to increase efficiency of

pharmacy based programs. Revised official purpose and mission statements of

hospital departments including investigational drugs and oncology satellite

pharmacies. Investigated new drug products used in thrombocytopenia and

trained nursing staff on new drug administration and dosage schedule.

Successfully presented to P&T Committee to gain approval of drug addition

to hospital formulary.

Pharmacy Association Management National Community Pharmacists

Association November 2008

Alexandria, VA

Gained a broader understanding of association management, structure,

operation and importance of collaborative efforts in pharmacy. Participated

in meetings with key leaders in pharmacy providing insight on the future

and direction of independent pharmacy. Assisted in review of continuing

education programs for pharmacists, analyzed independent pharmacy

management and operations strategies, participated in Pharmacy Management

Institute, Pharmacy Ownership Academy, and contributed to presentations for

the pharmacy community. Participated in the Joint Commission of Pharmacy

Practitioners meeting with over 30+ pharmacy association executive officers

represented to address their organizations vision and impact on the future

of students in pharmacy.

Ambulatory Care/Clinical National Institute of Health

Rockville, MD January 2009

Developed further understanding of clinical outpatient and research

pharmacy. Prepared patient pharmaceutical care plans and counseled patients

in a research setting. Conducted preliminary patient work ups daily to

thoroughly understand and focus on treatment of each disease state.

Attended daily rounds while participating primarily in weekly cardiology

and rheumatology clinics.

Geriatrics/Clinical Howard University Hospital

Washington, DC March 2009

Gained an understanding of clinical procedures in an inpatient setting.

Participated in daily rounds with the cardiology team and opportunity to

view a catherization lab emergency procedure being performed. Developed a

detailed drug utilization review for hospital committees with ongoing renal

monitoring for all cardiac patients. Developed an adverse event patient

report and made weekly presentations to the ADR committee.

ADDITIONAL WORK

EXPERIENCE___________________________________________________

Charles E. Smith Residential

Washington, DC

Property Management, Consultant

. Primary point of contact for prospective residents and current

residents

. Responsibilities within the areas of Sales/Marketing, Customer

Service, and Operations

. Increased community occupancy by 25% to achieve goal of full occupancy

. Successfully managed and maintained resident accounts

. Completed leasing, ledger, and corporate customer service training

Weichert Realtors

Silver Spring, MD

Director, Recruitment & Retention

. Provided full coordination and direction of all office recruitment

activities

. Served as liaison between real estate school and 90+ agents in office

. Conducted weekly career seminars to generate eager prospects

. Interviewed potential real estate agent candidates

. Processed all new hire paperwork, providing coordination for state

licensing fulfillment

. Developed training materials and constructed welcome

information/office tools

. Tracked new hire progression, providing unlimited support,

mentor/mentee collaboration

. Served as point of contact for agent continuing education requirements

and agent recertification

Small Business Development Center

Washington, DC

Consultant

. Assisted small businesses in metropolitan area in the development of

capability statements, brochures, and conducted marketing research

. Attended regular meetings, compiled correspondence, and conducted

follow-up with small business owners and staff

Health Central Hospital Pharmacy

Orlando, FL

Pharmacy Intern

. Responsibilities included filling and distributing daily patient

medications

. IV admixing and assisting pharmacists in researching and answering

drug information requests

Research Lab-Drug Science & Human Nutrition

Gainesville, FL

Research Associate

. Conducted daily research on antioxidant levels in dietary supplements

. Assisted in laboratory duties while contributing to graduate student

thesis research

PRESENTATIONS (2008-

2010)_______________________________________________________________

Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical Company

Indianapolis, IN July 2008

. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

. Treatment: Tadalafil (Cialis ) in Pulmonary Hypertension

. Competitive Intelligence: PAH Comprehensive Worldwide Marketing

Database

. Internal Communications Plan: Tadalafil (Adcirca )

Children's National Medical Center

Washington, DC September 2008

. Investigational Drugs: Alglucosidase Alfa (Myozyme ) in the treatment

of Pompe Disease

. Investigational Drug Department Web Systems

Georgetown University Hospital

Washington, DC November 2008

. Romiplostim (Nplate ) Treatment for Chronic Idiopathic

Thrombocytopenic Purpura

. Presentation to P&T Committee

National Community Pharmacists Association Alexandria, VA

December 2008

. "Is Our Message Being Heard? Cultivating Female & Minority Pharmacy

Ownership"

National Institute of Health

Rockville, MD February 2009

. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Diagnosis, Complications, and Treatment

Howard University Hospital Washington,

DC April 2009

. Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke

. Management of Asthma/COPD

. Journal Club Review: An analysis of low dose aspirin for prevention

of atherosclerotic events in patients with Type 2 diabetes. Ogawa et

al. JAMA 2008

PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY PRESENTATIONS_____________________________________

. Article Review: Gardiner, Harris. British balance vs. cost of latest

drugs evidence gap. New York Times. Dec 2008.

. Journal Club: Fung et al. Assessing medical information needs via an

internet-based survey. Drug Information Journal, Vol.43, pp. 509-***, ****

. Journal Club: Paes et al. Predictive value of the respiratory

syncytial virus risk-scoring tool in the term infant in Canada.

Current Medical Research And Opinions. Vol. 25, No. 9, 2009, 2191-2196

. Journal Club: Weiner, J. Respiratory syncytial virus infection and

palivizumab: are families receiving accurate information? Am J

Perinatology June 2009

. Journal Club: Birnkrant, D et al. The emergency use authorization of

peramivir for treatment of 2009 H1N1 Influenza. New England Journal of

Medicine. Nov 2009.

RESEARCH/PUBLICATIONS_______________________________________________________

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Allen P, Susla G, Fuentes R, Weintraub D, Hoopes M.; MedImmune LLC,

Gaithersburg, MD

Evaluation of Drug Adverse Event Intake and Reporting in a Pharmaceutical

Industry-based Medical Information Service

Abstract/Poster Presentation: Drug Information Association 21st Annual

Workshop on Medical Communications: Defining the Future of Medical

Communications March 2010, Scottsdale, AZ

LEADERSHIP

______________________________________________________________________

. Vice President Student Gov., Howard University College of Pharmacy,

Nursing, & Allied Health

. President, Kappa Epsilon Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Pi

Chapter

. Vice President, Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Honor Society, HU

Chapter

. Treasurer, National Community Pharmacist Association, HU Chapter

. Vice President, National Community Pharmacists Association, HU Chapter

. Executive Officer, Graduate Student Assembly

. Treasurer, Howard University Class 2009

. Co-Director, Howard University Graduate Student Gala 2006-09

. Advisor, Delta GEMS Minority Mentoring Program, Delta Sigma Theta

Sorority, Inc

. President, Lambda Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

-University of FL Chapter

PROFESSIONAL

AFFILIATIONS_________________________________________________________

. American Pharmacists Association

. American Society of Health System Pharmacists

. National Community Pharmacists Association

. Kappa Epsilon Pharmacy Fraternity, Inc.

. Howard University Graduate Student Assembly

. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. National Community Service Sorority

. Howard University School of Pharmacy Alumni Association

. National Drug Information Association

HONOR

SOCIETIES___________________________________________________________________

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. Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society, Vice-President

. National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Treasurer

. Pre-Pharmacy Society, University of FL

AWARDS/HONORS_______________________________________________________________

_______

. Outstanding Student of the Year, National Community Pharmacists

Association

. Received United States Presidential Community Service Award, US

Government

. Appointed by Grand Council to serve on National Nominating Committee,

Kappa Epsilon

. Organization of the Year, President Howard University Graduate Student

Awards Banquet

. Recipient, College of Pharmacy Minority Pre-Pharmacy Scholarship,

University of FL

COMMUNITY

INVOLVEMENT_________________________________________________________

. Delta GEMS Minority Mentoring Program

. Program Advisor/Mentor for Teenage Girls in 9th-12th grades

(ages 14-18)

. Prince Georges & Charles Counties

. Senior Care Committee Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Manor

Care Senior Home

. Coordinated College Bound: Howard University College Tour for 60+ high

school students in Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland

. Sponsor/Participant (2005-08): Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

(Washington, DC)

. Sponsor/Participant (2007-08): AIDS Walk (New York & Washington, DC)

. Howard University First Annual Heart 2 Heart Ball: American Heart

Association Go Red for Women Campaign, Planning Committee Co-Director



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