Special Feature: An Interview with Damian Bialonczyk, Director of Medical Affairs at Gelesis

Do you want to learn more about the newest MCPHS fellowship program, in collaboration with Gelesis? Read on to hear from their Director of Medical Affairs, Damian Bialonczyk, PharmD, MBA, about the new program and his journey from MCPHS fellow to program director. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? My wife and I … Continue reading Special Feature: An Interview with Damian Bialonczyk, Director of Medical Affairs at Gelesis

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

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.

Alumni Updates: Clinical Sciences at Novartis & Post-Fellowship Reflection

One of the many benefits of participating in a fellowship program is the program's alumni network. After completing her fellowship in June 2018, Amanda Nguyen accepted a position at her fellowship company and volunteered to serve as one of the MFN's alumni representatives. Learn about a clinical scientist's role, and read about Amanda's reflection on her time as a fellow and how Novartis prepared her to take on the challenges of her current position.