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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
October 17, 2016

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Senior Chemist with experience in organic synthesis, analytical, physical, and environmental testing.


Patheon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cincinnati, OH 2015-Present Data Reviewer

Review/approve all test results for production and stability samples and method validation.

Train associates in Empower, LIMS, and GMP data compliance requirements.

Oversee company’s Operation Excellence initiatives to purchase new technology for the lab, i.e., LCMS and ICPMS.

Patheon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cincinnati, OH 2013-2015 Project Coordinator/Manager

Managed projects for the Early Development Laboratory in supporting drug formulation development targeted for Phase I clinical studies.

Prepared proposals, change of scopes, and quotations for all projects.

Provided project updates and timelines to clients. Patheon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cincinnati, OH 2007-2013 Senior Chemist

Validated methods for assays, residual solvents and related substances.

Operated and maintained HPLC, HPLC/Ion Chromatography, UPLC, ICP-OES, GC/MS and GC-FID instrumentation.

Authored OJTs, protocols, reports, methods, and ICP-OES training manual.

Developed and validated 40+ cleaning validation methods using UPLC, GC and ICP.

Improved Patheon’s training program by reducing on-board time for new analysts.

Controlled Substances/DEA Coordinator for the Analytical Development Laboratory

(2010 to 2013).

Champion for PAII Ability and Training mini T’s. PAII initiatives improved overall Right First Time from 50% to 90% efficiency.

International Paper, Loveland, OH 2000-2007

Analytical Lab Associate Chemist.

Resolved IP’s internal and external customers’ complaints and quality assurance issues using expertise in GC/MS and liquid chromatography (LC).

Key player in the selection, troubleshooting and maintenance of analytical equipment.

Developed analytical methods including GC/MS limonene detection using solid phase microextraction and GC/MS solid phase dynamic extraction analysis of musty odor causing compounds.

Trained lab technicians and scientists to operate GC/MS equipment. Colleen Wegman 513-***-****) Page 2

Earned a Contribution Exceeds Commitment award in 2001, 2003 and 2004 (less than 10% of IP employees earn this distinction).

Authored over 200 technical reports.


University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Technology, Cincinnati, Ohio,

University of Cincinnati, Associate of Science in Science Technology, Cincinnati, Ohio PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

USP Pharmacopeia <232> <233> course, 2013. USP <232> seminar, 2016

Techniques of Simultaneous ICP-OES, 2011

Alliance 2690/5 HPLC System Performance Maintenance & Troubleshooting, Waters Corporation, 2006

SPME/SPE Seminar, Supelco, 2006

Basics of Mass Spectrometry & Spectral Interpretation, PACS, 2005

LC and GC Seminar, Agilent, 2005

Comprehensive Gas Chromatography Seminar, Restek, 2004

GC Workstation, Varian, 2002

Techniques of Saturn GC/MS, Varian, 2002

Techniques of GC/MS, Varian, 2001


Summa cum laude

Baccalaureate Student of the Year Award (Chemical Technology Department), 2007

Best of Chemical Technology Tech Expo, 2007


2007 ACS Central Regional Conference. Development and Optimization of Head Space Extraction Coupled to Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry for Trace Analysis of Tribromoanisole and Trichloroanisole, Colleen Wegman, Cermacs 5/21/07, oral presentation. SOFTWARE SKILLS

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Vista, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Lotus Notes, LIMS, Outlook, Peak Pro, Empower 2, Empower 3, Chemstation, Star Workstation, Excalibur, GCMS Solution, ICP Expert.

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