Author: [AUTHOR] Published on 11/1/2020 8:05:00 AM
Theresa Chan, PharmD, ORISE Research Fellow, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Potomac, MD
Dr. Chan learned about ASCPT through her supervisor Dr. Myong‐Jin Kim who recommended membership for further professional development. Dr. Chan decided to join the Society in hopes of gaining unique and supplemental professional development knowledge and experience to further her career as a scientist/health care professional.
As an early‐career scientist and healthcare professional, Dr. Chan is eager to explore different potential pathways for her career. She sees her membership as providing another type of access to resources and networking opportunities. She believes it will expand her current professional network, possibly leading to opportunities that she never would have thought of before.
The numerous ways science and the research of pharmacology can impact healthcare practices is what interests Dr. Chan most about the field of clinical pharmacology and translational science. Her current work as a research fellow indirectly affects patient care by exploring how regulatory decisions in bioequivalence studies can increase access to medications that may be in storage/demand or for vulnerable patient populations as well as maintaing the necessary standards to ensure safe and effective generic drugs are available to the public. Her current projects are specifically focused on the therapeutic equivalence of approved generic drugs.