Since 2010, Babak Bamdad has served as the chief and director of the pharmacy department at Lincoln Hospital in New York. In this role, he oversees operations at the hospital pharmacy and establishes productivity and quality standards. Active in the professional community, Babak Bamdad belongs to industry organizations including the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).
As part of its efforts to help pharmaceutical scientists develop new therapies and products, AAPS hosts numerous meetings and conferences throughout the year. The organization’s premier event is PharmSci 360, an annual gathering that welcomes more than 7,000 pharmaceutical professionals from around the world.
At this event, attendees have the opportunity to visit exhibitors, network with colleagues, and learn from thousands of scientific posters. In addition, the event offers five pharmaceutical sciences tracks, including bioanalytics, preclinical development, and clinical pharmacology, through which attendees can advance their knowledge. These tracks are further split into 10 sub-tracks for a more targeted educational experience. Further, PharmSci 360 has numerous career development sessions for administrators and managers.
The 2018 PharmSci 360 event is scheduled for November 4-7 in Washington, DC. It will focus on such topics as chemical drugs, biomolecular drugs, emerging research tools, and clinical pharmacology. The conference will feature several keynote speakers, as well as plenary speakers Stephan Grupp, MD, PhD, and Dany De Grave.
New York-based pharmaceutical professional Babak Bambad has served as the director of the pharmacy department at New York City’s Lincoln Hospital since 2010. As a professional corollary, Babak Bambad maintains membership in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).
In its efforts to advance the knowledge and skills of pharmaceutical scientists, the AAPS oversees a variety of programs and activities focused on education, research, and career development. The organization’s educational offerings include in-person workshops and online learning activities such as webinars and eCourses.
The AAPS currently offers 10 eCourses facilitated by leaders in the pharmaceutical industry. Each online course is self-paced and provides insight from practicing scientists. Course topics include biotherapeutic development, regulatory affairs, and drug discovery and development.
In addition to taking part in live webinars, AAPS members can access a number of archived webinars on the organization’s website. AAPS webinars are available online for three years from the date they were first offered. Members also have the opportunity to offer their own webinars on the site by submitting a proposal to the AAPS.
For more information, visit www.aaps.org.
At Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Babak Bamdad’s primary duties involve establishing and maintaining quality, performance, and productivity standards in accordance with those set by Presentation Medical Center.