The NAPPSA Member of the Month - a forum to recognize and thank a member of NAPPSA who has supported the Association's endeavors. Every month NAPPSA highlights one member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty. We hope you enjoy learning about your fellow members and always encourage your participation in Association events and activities.
NAPPSA is proud to recognize Dr. Edward Oparaoji, as Member of the Month for August 2013. Dr. Oparaoji is the Chair of the Local Organizing Committee for the 2013 NAPPSA Scientific Conference and Exposition.
Dr. Oparaoji is currently the Associate Director, Medical Science Liaison at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and the Founding Chair of a philanthropic foundation, ECUDOMEF. Prior to Boehringer Ingelheim, Dr. Oparaoji was a Professor of Clinical (Critical Care) Pharmacy at Howard University; Director, Global Medical Affairs at Shire Pharmaceuticals; Director, Cardiovascular Field Medical Affairs at Sanofi-Aventis; National Director of Medical Science at Publicis; Senior Vice President of Medical Scientific Affairs at Cline, Davis & Mann; Neuroscience consultant at Roche Pharmaceuticals; and President at Horizon Medical Solutions. He hosted a popular radio program on AM WRC 980 Washington DC, titled, “Ask the Pharmacy Doctor.”
Dr. Oparaoji has published numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and supervised over 15 doctoral candidates.
Thank you, Dr. Oparaoji, for your valuable leadership in NAPPSA and contributions in the areas of pharmacotherapy and pharmaceutical science.