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Formulation Scientist

New York City, NY
March 20, 2020

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Mehwish Ghazanfer

**-**, **** ***, **** Park, NY 11374


Position Applied For: Formulation Scientist


Master of Science in Pharmaceutics 2017-2019

University of Rhode Island, USA

Dept. of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharm-D 2005-2010

University of Karachi, Pakistan

Department of Pharmacy


University of Rhode Island-Kingston, Rhode Island: Graduate Student

Sep 2017 - May 2019

Master’s Project: Formulation of nanoparticles containing oral dosage forms

Formulation, development, and characterization of nano particles containing oral solid dosage form.

Analytical method development on HPLC for chemical analysis of drug product.

In Vitro Dissolution Testing of drug product

Ensuring Drug Product Stability

Indus Pharmaceutical-Karachi, Pakistan: Assistant Manager, Research and Development

March 2017 - August 2017

Formulation and design of new solid and liquid oral dosage drug products.

Conduct physical and chemical analysis of trial products using various analytical instrumentation techniques to confirm trial product meets specifications.

Provide technical assistance in finding solutions to problems that may arise during production of commercial batches.

Development of stability protocol for Pharmaceutical products and monitoring of Stability division.

Opal Laboratories-Karachi, Pakistan: Senior Executive, Research and Development

July 2015 - March 2017

Conduct formulation and process development,

Oversee trial manufacturing runs

Scale to commercial product manufacture of oral solid and liquid dosage drug products

Barrett Hodgson Pharma-Karachi, Pakistan: Senior Officer Production

August 2011 - September 2014

Supervise the production and packaging of oral dosage drug products, from dispensing raw material to creating final dosage.

Determine the most efficient uses of available resources, including equipment and labor, to meet production goals.

Implement current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) throughout the production process.

Assist in providing manufacturing input and support to R&D team, including:

oDesign for manufacturing (DFM) guidance

oManufacturing instruction development

Bosch Pharma-Karachi, Pakistan: Officer, R&D

Nov 2010 - July 2011

Developing, testing, and scaling new formulated drug products

Research into new products and markets


Fluent in English

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Have knowledge of applying QbD principles to analytical method, drug product and/or process development.


Recipient of Fulbright scholarship for academic years 2017-2019

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