Major Professional Positions

 

2013-        Vice President, Business Development

                  Telerx, HealthCare ConneXions Division

−Provide a variety of business development services to attract new clients and expand business with current clients. Offer technological and clinical solutions to solve client drug safety issues.


2011-13Director, Commercial Solutions, Western Region

                  Sentrx Safety Solutions

−Provide a variety of business development services to attract new clients and expand business with current clients. Offer technological and clinical solutions to solve client drug safety issues.


1998- Founder

                   Vita Media Corporation, A Medical Communications Company

−Served as medical writer and consultant to more than 50 clients including, medical communications, drug database, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, health and wellness companies, medical news and healthcare organizations.

−Published over 100 articles, columns, pamphlets and booklets in medical and pharmacy journals, consumer publications and websites.


2009-11 Pharmacist

                  Jewish Home for the Aged (Long Term Care Facility)

−Performed clinical and traditional pharmacy services.

−Answered patient-specific medication questions for medical staff.

−Set up and maintained satellite pharmacy in rehabilitation unit


2008-9Pharmacist

                   UCSF Medical Center, Inpatient Department

−Performed clinical and traditional pharmacy services.

−Answered patient-specific medication questions for medical staff.


2007-8Associate Scientific Director

                  Knowledge Point 360 (Gardner-Caldwell)

−Participated in publication planning activities for Genentech oncology products.

−Worked with authors as medical writer of manuscripts, presentations, and abstracts.


2003-6Clinical Pharmacist, Bioterrorism Preparedness

                   San Francisco Department of Public Health

−Developed Strategic National Stockpile deployment plan for San Francisco.

−Wrote antibiotic guidelines and survey forms for anthrax mass prophylaxis clinics.


1996-2003Manager, Marketing & Promotions/Media Spokesperson

                   Safeway Corporate Pharmacy Operations

−Planned corporate-wide marketing/promotions for 1000+ pharmacies in 9 divisions.

−Wrote columns, website; hosted radio/TV pharmacy tips, developed Kids Club.

−Raised millions of dollars in vendor support for pharmacy marketing programs


1979-1996Clinical Professor and Senior Pharmacist

                  School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco

−Research associate for study of impact of clinical pharmacy services on physician prescribing and pharmacy evaluation projects. Published in peer review journals.

−Produced, wrote and hosted national CE TV series for pharmacists and consumer TV and radio pharmacy tips for the public.

−Served as Director, Pharmacy Council on Cholesterol, a national coalition of pharmacy organizations. Produced CE print and video programs for pharmacists.