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Pharmacist

Location:
Deptford Township, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
January 11, 2017

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Lauren Gallagher

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Deptford, NJ *8096

856-***-****

acx8en@r.postjobfree.com

Work Experience

Vice President, Medical and Scientific Services, 1/2016-present

Ashfield Healthcare, Lyndhurst, NJ

Member of senior management team. Responsible for management, training, and mentoring of scientific directors and writers. Work as a strategic partner with clients to achieve publication objectives. Ensure that editorial needs are met within account. Write and review scientific outputs, including manuscripts, posters, slide decks, and abstracts.

Director, Drugs and Biologics Programs, 7/2011-1/2016

National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Fort Washington, PA

Wrote and revised NCCN Drugs and Biologics Compendium to reflect drugs and biologics recommendations in NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. Attended NCCN Panel meetings and assisted with development of NCCN Guidelines. Coordinated and lead team of pharmacists from NCCN member institutions in development and maintenance of NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates. Coordinated and lead all aspects of NCCN Templates project. Worked with United Healthcare on monthly approval updates based on NCCN Compendium. Reviewed and approved NCCN content for informatics pathways and EHR/EMR partners. Trained and mentored scientists and medical copyeditor. Worked with IT on design and implementation of new NCCN Template software systems.

Manager, Drugs and Biologics Programs, 11/2007-7/2011

National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Fort Washington, PA

Wrote and revised NCCN Drugs and Biologics Compendium to reflect drugs and biologics recommendations in NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. Attended NCCN Panel meetings. Coordinated and led team of pharmacists from NCCN member institutions in developing NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates, which were launched in June 2008. Coordinated and led all aspects of NCCN Templates project. Liaison to United Healthcare for NCCN Compendium. Reviewed NCCN Compendium content for informatics partners. Trained and mentored scientists and medical copyeditor. Worked with IT colleagues to develop new software platforms for NCCN Templates and NCCN Compendium.

Senior Medical Director, 10/2005-10/2007

Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc., Chadds Ford, PA

Reviewed and edited all projects within the business unit for scientific accuracy and client objectives. Worked as a strategic partner with clients to achieve publication objectives. Worked with key opinion leaders and authors to ensure scientific accuracy of publications. Mentored and managed team writers.

Editorial Director, 10/2004-10/2005

Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc., Chadds Ford, PA

Member of senior management team. Responsible for overall management, training, and mentoring of entire editorial department (medical directors, writers, and editors). Presented editorial capabilities and scientific insights at new business presentations. Ensured that editorial needs were met across the company. Staffed all business units with appropriate editorial resources. Acted as medical director for overflow work, new business proposals, and vacancies.

Editorial Manager, Medical Directors, 10/2002-10/2004

Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc., Chadds Ford, PA

Managed and mentored medical directors. Planned for medical director resources for the company. Presented editorial capabilities and scientific insights at new business presentations. Acted as medical director for overflow work, new business proposals, or vacancies.

Medical Director, 2/2001-8/2002

Armand Scott, Inc., Wayne, NJ

Wrote and reviewed slide presentations, manuscripts, training materials, slide kits, monographs, and other scientific projects for pharmaceutical clients.

Associate Medical Director, 7/2000-2/2001

Armand Scott, Inc., Wayne, NJ

Wrote and edited a variety of scientific materials for pharmaceutical clients, including slide kits, training manuals, and CME presentations.

Medical Knowledge Therapeutic Area Leader - Cardiovascular, 10/1999-7/2000

AstraZeneca, LP, Wilmington, DE

Responsible for Medical Information support for the cardiovascular therapeutic team. Mentored and trained Medical Knowledge scientists. Member of promotional review teams. Served as a member of Medical Knowledge merger integration teams and new medical inquiry software platform team.

Manager, Medical Information 10/1996-9/1999

Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, DE

Managed entire Medical Information department. Mentored and trained Medical Information project managers (scientists) and administrative staff. Provided adequate Medical Information resources for all Zeneca products. Made presentations and provided scientific support for formulary inclusion. Reviewed promotional and training materials for all Zeneca products. Led development and implementation of medical inquiry software platform.

Medical Information Projects Manager, 11/1994-10/1996

Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, DE

Answered verbal and written inquiries from health care professionals. Wrote medical response letters. Reviewed promotional and training materials and provide product support for assigned products. Made presentations in support of Zeneca products. Prepared formulary packages to assist in obtaining formulary status for Zeneca products.

Staff Pharmacist, 12/1988-10/1994

City Avenue Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Prepared chemotherapy and all intravenous medications. Filled physician orders and medication casettes. Trained and mentored new pharmacists, pharmacy interns, and technicians.

Pharmacist, 12/1992-9/1993

NBN Infusion, Moorestown, NJ

Filled physician orders for intravenous medications for home care patients. Worked with physicians, nurses, and care givers to customize orders and care plans. Prepared pharmacy for JCAHO accreditation.

Pharmacist/Manager, 6/1986-10/1988

Pastor’s Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA

Managed very busy retail pharmacy. Filled prescriptions and counseled patients. Responsible for ordering and inventory control. Managed pharmacists, technicians, and cashiers.

Consultant Pharmacist, 7/1984-7/1986

ICF of Pennsylvania, Reading, PA

Worked as part of health care team to optimize care for patients in an adult group home. Reviewed charts quarterly for appropriate therapy and compliance. Met with health care team quarterly to discuss patient treatment plans.

Pharmacist, 7/1985-5/1986

Colonial Pharmacy, Reading, PA

Filled prescriptions and counseled patients. Responsible for ordering and inventory. Supervised dispensing and delivery of prescriptions to Wernersville State Hospital and several nursing homes. Trained technicians and students.

Staff Pharmacist, 9/1984-6/1985

Thrift Drug, Reading, PA

Filled prescriptions and counseled patients. Supervised cashiers.

Pharmacist/Manager, 5/1983-8/1984

Rite Aid Corporation, Reading, PA

Managed pharmacy department, technicians, and cashiers. Filled prescriptions and counseled patients. Responsible for ordering and inventory control. Accompanied regional management to acquisitions to orient and train new pharmacists.

Participated in pharmacy resets to set up reconstructed pharmacies.

Education

BS Pharmacy, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

MS Pharmacology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

PhD Pharmacology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Associations

Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association

Pennsylvania Society of Oncology and Hematology

American Society of Clinical Oncology



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