CAMP New Jersey Chapter - Officers (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Rama Shmeis - President, CAMP New Jersey
Rama Abu Shmeis currently serves as President of the NJ chapter. Prior to that, she served as Vice President, she has participated in several CAMP initiatives at both the national and local levels, including the 2009 and 2011 annual leadership conferences and NJ/NYC chapter events.
Professionally Rama has over 12 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry. She received a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Jordan and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from the University of Iowa. She assumed roles of increasing responsibility at major pharmaceutical companies (Novartis, Sanofi-aventis), including clinical and commercial formulation development; Statistical design of experiments ; Preformulation; Biopharmaceutics and In Silico modeling; Process development applying Quality by Design (Qbd) principles and risk assessment tools; Regulatory submissions of INDs and NDAs; Business evaluations for in-licensing opportunities and Management and Leadership roles of cross-functional teams and global strategic working groups. Externally, Rama served as chair of regional groups and symposia of national and international professional associations. She is currently an Associate Director at Purdue Pharma.
Rama enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking/canoeing, Zumba classes, museums and art, concerts and the performing arts, travel and volunteering for humanitarian causes.