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IPhO is the organization whose pharmacist members are universally recognized within the pharmaceutical industry as being the most professionally equipped to contribute to the development, commercialization, promotion, and optimal use of medicines.

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Announcing the 2022-2023 VIP Case Competition Nominees!
March 28, 2023

In September 2022, 72 IPhO student chapters from across the country embarked on a six-month professional journey to create a drug development plan that would bring a theoretical new bladder cancer medicine to market.

Participating teams were asked to cover drug development from many perspectives, including clinical development, medical strategy, regulatory affairs, and marketing. With support from the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) team, students also incorporated patient advocacy best practices into their submissions—ensuring that the patient voice is always kept top-of-mind throughout the drug development lifecycle.


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Just Released! 2022-23 Fellowship Analysis
March 21, 2023

Industry Pharmacists Organization (IPhO) is pleased to announce the release of its signature 2022-2023 PharmD Industry Fellowship Analysis!


There are 830 PharmDs currently participating in US-based, industry-focused postgraduate Fellowships. This is a 12.5% increase over last year and a record number.

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An Interview with Jateh Major, PharmD
March 19, 2023

Dr. Jateh Major, PharmD
Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs Oncology
Bristol Myers Squibb
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What was your motivation to pursue the pharmaceutical industry as a career path?

I had many motivations to pursue the pharmaceutical industry and particularly regulatory affairs as a career path. When I was completing my APPE rotations as a pharmacy student, I had a rotation with AbbVie pharmaceuticals in regulatory affairs advertising and promotion. I learned so much from that experience and I saw the continuous growth, in knowledge but also in opportunities for career advancement, which I found appealing. I gravitated towards regulatory affairs because this function attaches you to innovation in new therapies, new mechanisms, new technologies, etc. This made sense to me as a career path, as I was always excited to lead/work on new projects throughout pharmacy school.

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