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drug safety, chemistry, research, regulatory affairs

Levittown, PA
March 17, 2018

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Ami Patel

Levittown, PA **057



Ambitious, idea driven, self-motivated and result oriented pharmaceutical professional with diverse experiences in Research, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and Pharmacovigilance with strong background in quality review while entering data records of patient to ensure data integrity as well as providing dedicated quality patient care and fast and accurate medication dispensing with strong desire to enhance my skills and be an asset to teams within Pharmaceutical industry.


Bachelor in Pharmacy - Gitanjali Pharmacy College, Gujarat, India - Graduated 2009

Master in Pharmaceutical Chemistry - L.B. Rao Pharma. Gujarat, India - Graduated 2012

Pharmacy Training in YASH Medicare Ltd. – Gujarat, India -2009

Post Graduate Diploma in Regulatory Affairs (P.G.D.R.A) - 2011

STUDY in Synthesis of Pregabalin - Cadila Pharmaceuticals, India - 2011 – 2013

Masters in QARA (Quality Assurance Regulatory Affairs) – Temple University – Grad. Date: 2019

Drug Development Certificate (FDA, CGMP, Pharmaceutical Marketing, IND/NDA) – Temple University, 2017

Pharmacy Technician Certificate (PTCB) - 2017


Walgreens, Levittown- PA

Pharmacy Technician Feb. 2015 – Current

Ensured customer satisfaction and directed pharmacy staff in the absence of the Pharmacy Manager and the staff pharmacist. Managed customer complaint resolution and assists in the Pharmacy with daily operations.

Performed quality assurance and quality control to achieve daily management goals and objectives.

Adhered to PA state and federal laws governing all drugs, records, documentation and reports. Counseled patients discussing dosage, usage, storage, side effects, and indications of medications to assist with patient compliance and knowledge.

Consulted with prescribers to clarify inaccuracies, correct errors, notify potential diagnostic related events and obtain authorization for any changes. Reported prescription incidents immediately. Maintained good working relationships with healthcare professionals and improved performance of department through motivation and constructive feedback.

Dispensed and compounded prescriptions, and maintained accurate patient records, dosing information and directions for use. Interacted with HMOs regarding Prior Authorisation and other insurance providers concerning billing/reimbursement issues.

M.V. Pharmacy College, India

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceuticals Chemistry Aug. 2013 – dec. 2014

Assist in teaching advanced level Pharmacy practice laboratory courses by giving individual instruction and feedback to students during lab period.

Hold weekly office/discussion hours to address student’s questions concerning course work

Cadila Pharmaceuticals, India July 2011 – June 2013

Research Scientist

Supported drug CMC development including characterization, comparability, formulation and stability study

Studied the correlation between the molecule structure and biological activities.

Contributed to IND, BLA submission, comparability study, CMC briefing document, and health authority response

Apollo Pharmacy, India

Pharmacist Oct. 2009 – Sept. 2010

Managed staff of 5 pharmacy technicians while ensuring accurately processed prescriptions, communicated closely with physicians and counseling patients to ensure comprehension of drug information, OTC medications, appropriate dosing, and minimal side effects. Played a key role in facilitating smooth and efficient pharmacy work flows by handling all manner of pharmacy services, from administering immunizations to liaising with insurance companies.

Transcribed telephone prescriptions from physicians and prescription entry and filling.

Assisted in patients waiting at prescription counter, drive-thru window and telephone.

Contacted physician's offices to obtain refills and clarify prescription information

Outstanding ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks, including customer service, technical and administrative tasks.


Health Fairs – Volunteered at annual health fairs organized for BAPS Charities

National Association of Board of Pharmacy of India

Gujarat Pharmacy Council – India

Regulatory Affairs: The Backbone of Clinical Research Certification – India, 2010

Awarded Best Pharmacist - Maintaining Excellence in Apollo Pharmacy practices – 2009

Silver Medalist – Second Semester in Master of Pharmacy College


Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, NMR, MS, HPLC.

Cambridge software (chem. Sketch, chem. Biodraw)

Bilingual in English, Gujarati & Hindi

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