OCAM Solutions, Inc. Founder/President (April ‘08 to present): OCAM was founded to provide consulting services to drug development companies. The projects that I have been involved with have ranged from sterile solutions to capsules, NCE’s to combination products, oncology to pain management to veterinary.
Allos Therapeutics, Westminster, CO VP of Pharmaceutical Sciences and VP of Manufacturing (October ’97 to April ‘08): Allos is a virtual company that develops oncology related drugs. I held the primary responsibility for the CMC sections of INDs on four new chemical entities and for the CMC section of two NDAs.
Baxter Healthcare, Renal Division, Waukegan, IL Manager Global Product Development and Product Support (September ’93 to October ’97): The Renal Division at Baxter developed and sold products to support dialysis patients. The group that I headed up developed new peritoneal dialysis solutions and supported existing dialysis solution products through problem solving and interaction with the manufacturing plants.
Baxter Healthcare, I.V. Systems Division, Round Lake, IL (June ’89 to September ’93): The I.V. Systems Division at Baxter develops and sells I.V. drugs, diluents and devices. Accomplishments during this time were projects that resulted in the issuing of three patents—two led to products that are on the market. I was the technical team leader for two projects.
Argonne National Laboratory, Chemistry Division (June ’86 to May ’89) Postdoctoral position in Dr. M.R. Wasielewski’s lab. We generated data for fourteen publications using cutting-edge picosecond transient absorption spectroscopy and were the first lab to measure the photoinduced electron transfer rate in a number of systems including PSII particles.
University of Chicago, Chemistry Department (September ’84 to May ’89) Postdoc position doing photochemical research with Professor N.C. Yang.
Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry (1984) from the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN). Thesis “The Infrared Laser Induced Chemistry of Oxetanes: The Production of Excited State Products.”
B.A. in Philosophy (1978) from Wheaton College (Wheaton,IL)