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Jose Argueta

Fellowship-trained pharmacist with pharmaceutical industry experience in medical information, field medical sciences, and clinical operations.

Lawrenceville, NJ

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• Fellowship-trained pharmacist with pharmaceutical industry experience in medical information, field medical sciences, and clinical operations 
 
• Motivated professional who works well independently as well as in teams; acted as medical review of promotional and non-promotional materials; experienced in writing scientifically balanced responses to unsolicited healthcare professional inquiries; collaborated with investigators to drive the development of clinical trials; Strong verbal and written communication skills 
 
• Seeking pharmaceutical industry opportunities in medical affairs; Strong desire to collaborate within cross-functional teams and drive medical plans forward

Work Experience

Rutgers Post-Doctoral Pharmaceutical Industry Fellow

Bristol-Myers Squibb;
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Plainsboro, NJ
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July 2010 to Present

Oncology Medical: Medical Information / Medical Science Liaison / Clinical Operations 
 
MEDICAL INFORMATION 
 
• Analyzed and interpreted scientific data to develop fair-balanced standard response documents to unsolicited requests from healthcare professionals 
• Provided timely and accurate responses to unsolicited requests for medical and scientific information about product specific inquiries 
• Managed and maintained standard response database to ensure the use of up to date medical information 
• Provided expert product support and training for internal matrix partners for chronic myeloid leukemia and melanoma 
• Assess promotional and non-promotional materials in collaboration with legal and promotional integrity colleagues to ensure that all claims are fully supported by scientific data, and are presented in an accurate, fair and balanced manner 
 
MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON 
 
• Led and participated in meetings with key opinion leaders 
• Drove interactions with investigators conducting clinical research, ensured proper trial management, and addressed investigator concerns 
• Led and participated in weekly journal club discussions with the oncology field medical team 
• Ran training sessions for field medical teams based in the United States, Canada, and Latin America on a Trial Information Management System 
• Developed and ensured the dissemination of key discussion points at oncology congresses and cooperative group meetings 
 
CLINICAL OPERATIONS 
 
• Simultaneously managed the development of 15 oncology investigator sponsored, 16 MD Fellows, and 30+ Non-Clinical studies at different stages 
• Ushered sites through various stages of study development including protocol development, regulatory document collection, budget/contract negotiations, and drug supply oversight 
• Collaborated with brand medical teams matrix teams to review study protocols 
• Developed a website specifically geared toward promoting cooperative group and research network collaboration in investigator sponsored research with Bristol-Myers Squibb

Pharmacy Intern

Walgreens Pharmacy
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West New York, NJ
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May 2007 to May 2010

• Counseled patients on new prescriptions and over the counter items to ensure quality patient care and clinical outcomes 
• Acted as the point person in counseling Spanish speaking patients 
• Took inventory of pharmacy stock 
• Contacted physicians to confirm prescription details

Education

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy -
Piscataway, NJ

2004 to 2010

Skills

Highly familiar with Microsoft Office programs including MS Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel | Very experienced with Pub-Med, Embase, and various other Internet search utilities | Fluent in Spanish, with a high level of comprehensive ability