Alumni Feature: What We Do On the Dark Side

Nicholas Chow, PharmD, BCOP, was a Translational Clinical Oncology- Clinical Operations Post-Doctoral Fellow with MCPHS University and Novartis from 2014-2016. Check out his nontraditional path into the industry. It is an interesting read! _________________________________________________________________________ “I’ll never work for a pharmaceutical company.” A statement from my overly confident, naïve, 1st year pharmacy student self.   So, what … Continue reading Alumni Feature: What We Do On the Dark Side

Fellow Feature: Early Phase Clinical Trial Quality Assurance at Novartis

Even though QA is generally associated with a finished product, during the drug development process, there is always ongoing safety oversight at every stage. At Novartis, programs focus on early phase clinical trials, so Kaitlin has a unique perspective on QA as someone who is primarily involved at the beginning of the drug development process. Read more to learn about what inspired her to pursue a fellowship in early phase quality assurance and what she's most proud of from her first year.

Alumni Feature: The Value of Strong Networks

The MFN receives guidance and assistance from two Alumni Representatives who serve two year terms. For this article, we would like to introduce Melissa Laracy as our newest Alumni Representative. Melissa recently completed a fellowship at Biogen and has accepted a position with them post-Fellowship. In her article this week, Melissa reflects on her involvement as an MFN E-Board member and the value of having a network during her fellowship.