Vinod P. Shah. Ph. D. Co-chair
Vinod P. Shah. Ph. D.
CurrentInternational Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), SIG Chair of Regulatory Sciences, North Potomac, MD, USA

Dr. Shah is a pharmaceutical consultant. He was Scientific Secretary (2003 – 2011) of International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), and is now Chair of Regulatory Sciences Special Interest Group of FIP. He is an Adjunct Faculty at JSS University, India.

Dr. Shah retired from US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) as a Senior Research Scientist after 30 years of service in July 2005. He has developed several Regulatory Guidances for Pharmaceutical Industry in the area of biopharmaceutics. He has received several FDA Awards including Award of Merit, Scientific Achievement Award and Distinguished Career Service Award.

Dr. Shah is a Fellow of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist (AAPS) and FIP. He is author/co-author of over 260 scientific papers and is a co-editor of three books. Dr. Shah was the President of AAPS in 2003 and is a recipient of AAPS Distinguished Service Award and Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress (PSWC) Research Achievement Award. He is a recipient of FIP Lifetime Achievement Award in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Honorary Doctorate from Semmelweis University.