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Health Care Professional Experience

Location:
South Brunswick Township, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
October 24, 2016

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ASHOK PARIKH

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kendall park, nj ***24

(732) ***-****

acw7x0@r.postjobfree.com

Summary

An assertive, energetic Scientist with extensive expertise in the Formulation and Pre-formulations of solid dosage forms development in the Pharmaceutical industry. Proven expertise Analytical R&D in the analysis of drug compounds and products using the analytical instruments. Extensive knowledge of cGMP and GLP. Proactive, result oriented, and flexible. Possess outstanding technical, scientific, and organizational skills.

Professional Experience

ANTHONY’S PHARMACY, New Jersey 12/2015 - Present

Pharmacist

Performed all the task of the pharmacy includes, interpreting the physician orders, detecting therapeutic

incompatibilities.

Managed operations by organizing and directing pharmacy technicians.

Communicated with health care professionals regarding patient medical information and interventions.

Complies with state and federal drug laws, maintained records of controlled substances.

BROOKLYN HEALTH CENTER, Brooklyn, NY 2011- 11/2015

Pharmacist

Responsible for all the pharmacist duties interpreting the physician prescriptions, and communication with health care professionals and patient.

MCNEIL CONSUMER & SPECIALTY PHARMACEUTICALS, Fort Washington, PA 2006 - 2011

JOHNSON & JOHNSON

Scientist

Responsible for technical development of solid dosage from pre-formulation to prototype formulation through scale-up and process validation.

•Developed Orally Dissolved Tablets formulation for OTC products from lab to pilot plant scale-up.

•Managed technology transfer for new product from R&D to Production scale batches.

•Wrote a Master Formula, Pilot and Manufacturing scale-up protocols, stability protocols and Development Reports.

•Analysis of in process products, using HPLC, GC, UV-VIS, Dissolution and wet method. Interaction with Analytical R&D and Marketing department.

•Acquired knowledge of liquid products formulation and pilot scale-up process.

PHARMACEUTICALS FORMULATIONS INCORPORATED, Edison, NJ 2003 - 2006

Formulation Scientist

Responsibilities include formulation of drugs products from prototype through scale-up, tech transfer, and product support. Project responsibilities also include manufacturing troubleshooting, and full size/pilot scale batch evaluation, and validation. Routinely interface with QA, compliance, project planning and marketing group.

•Possess excellent knowledge of wet granulation, dry blend for direct compression, fluid bed granulation, Extrusion & Spheronization.

•Using the dry blend method, Ibuprofen tablet, chewable fiber and dietary products were developed.

•Naproxen sodium tablets formulation was improved by roller compaction

•Familiarity with tablet film coating, delay release coating method and Betapress, Kilian tablet compression machines and Zanasi encapsulation machine.

•Perform the analysis of in process and finished products using HPLC, GC and other analytical instrument.

PFIZER INCORPORATED, (formerly Parke-Davis) Morris Plains, NJ 1979 – 2003

Scientist

Independently conducted laboratory and pilot plant experiments for pre-formulation and formulation development, clinical manufacturing and stability batches. Performed physicochemical characterization of new drug substances, and writing research reports, accurately recorded experimental data and conclusions of the results.

•Designed and developed several compounds for oral solids dosage forms, including hard and soft capsules, film coated tablets. The technologies developed were dry blend, wet granulation, fluid bed granulation, extrusion/spheronization, roller compaction, pan coating and fluid bed coating.

•Successfully completed process optimization, and scale-up for film coated tablets.

•Developed sustained/extended release dosage forms, including coated pellets and coated granulation.

•Analysis of in-process and finished products using HPLC, GC, UV-VIS, FT-IR, dissolution, and other analytical instruments.

•Trained new colleagues in the department regarding equipment setup and operation, thus increasing the efficiency of the department.

•Conducted new formulation using Fluid bed granulation for most of products and melt extrusion and powder layering pallets process.

Education

BS, Pharmacy, University of Bombay, Bombay, India.

Registered Pharmacist, State of New York and New Jersey



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