Enthusiastic Clinical Pharmacist, I'm dedicated, dynamic and organized, especially when it comes to achieving my goals. I hold two Master degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomedical Sciences. I’m familiar with the regulatory aspects and specialized in clinical trials and drug development activities, I have excellent communication and leadership skills combined with a strong scientific background. As a Teaching Assistant for the program of clinical practice at Harvard Medical School, I'm committed to continued education and have good inter-personal and training abilities. I'm bilingual French and English and have elementary level of Dutch and the willingness to learn it. I'm seeking for a career opportunity in a pharmaceutical company where I can make a significant contribution to the development of medicines to improve patient’s healthcare.
Clinical Research Pharmacist
Since April 2015
At Pfizer Clinical Research Unit (PCRU), our main focus is the Phase I of drug development. Safety and Quality are the key words at the unit. My role as a clinical research pharmacist is to review the investigational medicinal products, to approve the manufacturing and packaging instructions in order to ensure that clinical trials are conducted in accordance with scientific, medical and ethical principles. I’m also accountable for the manufacturing, packaging and reconstitution of individual subject doses in accordance with the GMP and I take part in the planning, the execution and the review of data for studies performed. Concerning the regulation, the clinical research pharmacist will take care of the clinical trial application submission to the ethic committee, the competent authorities and to the agency but he will also update all the internal guidance and Standard Operating Procedure operating in the unit.
Since November 2014
Principles and Practice of Clinical Research is a distance learning course offered by the department of continuing education of HMS. It covers a range of topics from the basics of clinical research to statistical methods; data collection, monitoring, reporting, manuscript writing, publication and study designs. As an assistant, I train medical professionals to understand evidence-based medicine, design a clinical trial and develop their critical sense. The teaching assistants create a global network of clinical researchers to enhance learning and interaction during the course leading to collaborative learning.
Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Vilvoorde, Belgium
January 2016 --- July 2016
As an MSL in the cardio-metabolic franchise, I’m responsible to provide scientific and educational support on heart failure for the French speaking part of Belgium and Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. In addition to the field interactions with the physicians, the organization of advisory boards and staff meetings, the development of material and the training of the field force, I’m also involved in the implementation of diverse projects like the medical need program for patients who may benefit from an early access to the molecule, Real World Evidence database, quality of life program, continuous medical education and training of CRA’s on clinical trials. Sharing, flexibility and accuracy are the key elements of my daily work.
August 2014 --- March 2015
Collaboration with laboratory of Neuroprostethics. Research and development in rodent models on the use of flexible stimulating nerve cuff electrodes to activate functional muscle groupings when the normal spinal pathway is paralyzed. Problem-solving, strategic thinking and details oriented, being part of this project was a real asset to me as it allowed me to deal with practical aspects of animal research, medical device, project timeline and to manage interactions across multiple functions.
Research Fellow/ Pharm D. at Neuromodulation lab
February 2014 --- February 2015
As a research fellow in this clinical infrastructure, I got involved in several clinical trials in the neuromodulation field. I worked on different stages of trials including recruitment, baseline assessment, stimulation, data collection, statistical analysis and manuscript writing. I helped to design study protocols, create clinical project documents according to FDA- ICH guidelines and organize the folder for the IRB application. I created and maintained database of subject information; conducted telephone interviews to determine subject eligibility; schedule intake appointment to recruit subjects to study and obtain inform consent and HIPAA authorization to enroll them. I also monitor health and safety with frequent contact with the subject, ensuring their compliance with the study protocol. As a fellow, I have been trained in different non-invasive brain stimulation techniques. I am part of the Neuromodulation Academic Program having passed exams for tDCS, tPCS, ultrasound, and Basic Life Support.
Pharm.D - Researcher
September 2012 --- January 2014
July 2013 --- November 2013
This position helped me to acquired knowledge on healthcare industry including market access environment, pharmacoeconomics and a deep understanding of the complex network between external customers and internal stakeholders.
July 2013 --- September 2013
Pharmacien Adjoint remplaçant
July 2012 --- May 2013
As a pharmacist, I provided critical information and advice to patients regarding possible drug interactions, side effects, dosage and proper medication storage. I collaborated closely with healthcare professionals to monitor and assess the effectiveness of the drug regimen and communicate with them by telephone or e-mail. Plus, I interpreted and evaluated the validity and safety of medication prescriptions and appropriately resolved customer issues, complaints and questions. I maintained drug inventory levels and compliance logs following federal guidelines. I always communicate with my patients and colleagues in a pleasant and professional way.
Hospital Pharmacist trainee
November 2011 --- December 2011
Organization and management of the stock of a new care unit. Introduction to « Polymedis » and pharmacovigilance. Preparation of chemotherapy treatments and management of drug interactions.
Clinical biologist (trainee in hematology and toxicology)
July 2011 --- September 2011
Diagnostic approach in the identification of acute myeloid leukemia; analysis of blood smears, bone marrow, Kleihauer tests, COFO, etc… Therapeutic monitoring, blood and urine assays, using different preanalytical and analytical methods, immunoassays,…
Clinical biologist (trainee in microbiology)
August 2011 --- August 2011
Different techniques for identifying bacterial strains, culture and analysis of urine, faeces, sputum, ...
ApproachabilityCuriosityInterest in knowledgeCreative thinkingStrivingOrganizationDependabilitySelf-discipline
CuriosityEfficiencyInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeOrganizationSociability
NeurologyHematologyPhase IIPhase IIIEarly development stageClinical trialsCommunication SkillsPharmacyPharmaceutical Industry
NeuroscienceWriting Study Procedures and SOPsInformed Consent DocumentsClinical researchEarly development stage Phase I R&D Scientific writingActions and modes of action of drugs in the human speciesAnimal trialBiomarkersBiopharmaceuticalsClinical DevelopmentClinical pharmacologyClinical Study DesignClinical operationsClinical trial designClinical trialsCommunication SkillsDrug development processDrug metabolismDrug InteractionDrug Safety and PharmacovigilanceDrug regulatory authoritiesEnglishGood Clinical Practice (GCP)Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)ICH GCP guidelinesHematologyInformed Consent ProcessInterpret clinical trial resultsMedical writingMicrosoft OfficePhase IPhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)PharmacyPharmaceutical IndustryRegulatory RequirementsPharmacokineticsPatient Follow UpPre-clinical researchpharmacologyPharmacovigilancePharmacodynamics
Skills and Expertise
Guide studentsCollaborate with medical teamCollaborate with project team Interact with physiciansInteract with pharmacists Monitor a clinical studyAssist with experimentsProvide training
Develop clinical trial protocols Monitor a clinical study Write papers Develop protocols Guide students Interact with physiciansApprove drug supply Assure medical qualityWriting regulatory documentsWrite protocolsResearch at universities Search literature on clinical trialsArchive study documentsAttend investigator meetingBiomarker ResearchClinical data collectionAssist with experimentsCollaborate with medical teamCollaborate with principal investigatorCollect patient forms and questionnairesCommunicate with investigatorCommunicate with sponsorComplete case report form (CRF)Complete study proceduresConduct university research Conduct literature searchesContact potential subjectsControl protocol versionsCreate clinical documentsCreate standard operating procedure (SOP)Data verificationDesign clinical presentationDesign clinical trialDesign study documentsDesign subject consent formDesign exclusion criteriaDesign inclusion criteriaDevelop clinical trial protocolsDevelop clinical hypothesesDevelop clinical strategyDiscuss treatments with investigatorDocument adverse eventsEnsure good clinical practice (GCP)Estimate subject complianceEthics committee submissionsGenerate regulatory submissions Informed consent processInteract with pharmacistsInteract with physiciansManage clinical trial files/documentsManufacture of GMP batchesManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewPre-study procedures Provide medical insightsProvide medical rationale of diseaseProvide trainingPublication of articlesQuality control process
in Clinical Research from Harvard Medical School in 2014
Master's degree in Biomedical/Medical Engineering from Université de Namur in 2014
Master's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Université catholique de Louvain in 2012
Bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Université de Namur in 2010
Training and Certification
Behavioral Medicine : A key to better health Certification
Certification de formation en sécurité de laboratoire Certification
CITI (Collaborative Institutional training initiative) Certification
FELASA de type B Certification
FELASA de type C Certification
Formation Pharmacoépidemiologie Certification
Improving quality and safety in global health Certification
Leadership strategies for the researcher course Certification
Medical device development Certification
Pharmacien Bandagiste Certification