University of Miami, USA
Roger M Leblanc received a B.Sc. degree in Chemistry from University Laval in 1964, followed by a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry in 1968. Then, he obtained a postdoc position at the Royal Institution of Great Britain for two years before moving to the University of Québec, Trois-Rivières, Canada, where he spent 20+ years of studying photobiophysics. He moved his research to the University of Miami in 1994. Dr. Leblanc is Professor and Chair of the Chemistry Department at the University of Miami and his research interests are centered on bio-photophysics, spectroscopy, and surface chemistry and he has published more than 500 research articles related to these topics and has guided more than 100 Ph.D. and M.Sc.
Jaiswal DMRK, New York
Dr. Dinesh Jaiswal is focused, dedicated and highly motivated professional with an unparalleled
experience of more than 30 years in both the pharmaceutical industry and the academic settings.
He is currently working as an independent consultant since June 2013 and supported a variety of
projects and companies related to business development for API and drug product manufacturing
in solids & parenteral.
After obtaining his B. Pharm, M. Pharm and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from Banaras Hindu
University, Varanasi, India, he has served as faculty in Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi,
India, and as Scientist in various pharmaceutical industries such as Quad Pharmaceuticals,
ISP/GAF, MOVA Pharmaceutical Corporation. In addition, he also worked in Forest
Laboratories as Director, where he was responsible for the clinical supply coordination, the
stability administration and contributed significantly to bring Lexapro, Linzess and Nemenda to
market. Furthermore, he has made significant contributions by implementing new ideas,
continuously motivating everyone, fostering a spirit of loyalty and always supporting the goals
and welfare of the organization.
In his professional tenure, he has successfully filed a patent, published and reviewed several
articles in reputed high impact international journals, supported the filing of more than 20
ANDAs, and developed CM&Cs for more than 7 launched products. Furthermore, he has
delivered several invited talks and presented posters at several conferences and meetings
He was also the Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Honorable Guest Speaker of Society of
Pharmaceutical Education & Research (SPER) and successfully organized 6th Annual
International Conference & Exhibition held on March, 2017 at Jaipur National University, Jaipur,
India. He worked with SPER, to not only promote the ethical standards of pharmacy but also to
raise the growth, development, and betterment of the pharmacy arena.
Dr. Jaiswal is actively affiliated with the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
(AAPS) for more than 25 years and serves as a reviewer of journal articles related to
Pharmaceutical Technology. He was also a member of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) and
the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE).
Despite living abroad, he has continued his association with the universities in India by serving
on the Ph.D. examination committee of doctoral students in India. He was a key person to
strengthen the ties between alumni, students, faculties and BHU officials to bring all the
beautiful things come together. Owing to his continuous efforts towards the university, he was
also honored as Distinguished Alumnus from BHU, Varanasi, India (2007).
Indian Council of Medical Research, India
Dr. Rahul Hajare was fortunate enough to be recognized for hard work with scholarships from India Council of Medical Research Ministry of Health Research New Delhi scholarship including an award from the National AIDS Research Institute Pune that was presented by Respected Dr. R.S.Paranjape, Immunologist and World-Renowned Scientist., Retired Director & Scientist ‘G’ National AIDS Research Institute Pune. Dr. Hajare subsequently went on to pursue a career in medicine, graduating from Amravati University in 2003. His initial journey was a quest to heal with a different kind of highly educated, so he trained in instrumentation in quality assurance and did a sponsorship at the Ana Laboratory in Mumbai. He completed his training with sponsorship in Headspace chromatography advance technology and empowering the analytical instrument. After completing his training, he was privileged to practice in KLE College of Pharmacy Bangalore as a board-certified Secretary KLE society Belgavi Karnatak and Principal KLE University College of Pharmacy Bangalore granted Doctoral Research Fellow 2009-2011. In addition to a higher Doctoral degree, he specialized in simple drug discovery repair, small molecule design, shape, and was trained as a Doctorate in Pharmacy. Despite having everything, his ambition to learn and heal the world was not being realized. In 2013- 2015, his journey came full circle, to use his original computer talents and knowledge of healthcare to scale the reach of medical care to people on the planet. His natural curiosity and quest to be the Renaissance man drove him to the Scholars Program at Pacific University Udaipur at Rajasthan where he was able to complete his Ph.D. Student work in 4 years. He subsequently went to the yoga institute in Mumbai. He has currently developed an educational platform and apps system in addition to collaborating with peers such as an instructive teaching methodology, where he is the Principal of the Ishwar Deshmukh. He is an avid sports enthusiast who engages in Volleyball and was a varsity athlete in high school. He was work to Pune University and services to be recognized by special Investigation Team (SIT) for work in education and actively involved in the community trying to spur innovation in healthcare delivery. Dr. Rahul Hajare is the Official Alumni of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) Pune.
Medical Cannabis Organization, United States
Dr. Joseph Friedman currently working as a Medical Cannabis Pharmacist at Medical Cannabis Organization in Lincolnshire, Illinois. He completed his B.S. Pharmacy in the Field Of Study Pharmaceutical Sciences from UIC College of Pharmacy (1974 – 1978). He worked as a Consultant (Rx Wholesaler Negotiations) at S&L Solutions LLC. He worked as a Director of Marketing and Business Development at Gen-Source RX LLC. He worked as a Director of Marketing & Business Development & Compounding Pharmacist at Mark Drugs. He is a former Chief Executive Officer at PDI Medical, LLC. He is a former Founding Member Principal & Chief Executive Officer at PDI Medical LLC. A seasoned professional with more than 25 years of expertise in sales, marketing, business development, and relationship management in the health and wellness field. Accountable, proactive, and solution-focused with strong relationship building and business development skills. Deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical & medical cannabis industries and passionate about customer satisfaction and sustainable growth. Creative professional with an excellent track record in the pharmaceutical industry. Intuitive licensed pharmacist with a finger on the pulse of the health care industry. Experienced in analyzing and negotiating billion-dollar contracts to save on costs and achieve profits over and above client expectations. Empowers and develops talent to increase morale, retention, and results.
Surge Laboratories Private Limited, Pakistan
Rashid Mahmood has a Master's Degree in Analytical Chemistry and an MS in Total Quality Management. He has over 15 years of experience in Pharmaceutical manufacturing & Quality Operations and has attended many international conferences as a keynote speaker. He has presented various talks in the USA, Canada, UK and UAE on Cleaning Validation, cGMP Guidelines, Quality Risk Management, Role of Mass Spectrometry in Pharmaceuticals and on new Drug Delivery Systems. Currently, he is working as a General Manager Technical Operations for Surge Lab. (Manufacturer of Microencapsulated APIs, Liquid & Dry Powder Parentral), a renowned export-oriented organization of Pakistan.
Energy Research Institute, United Kingdom
Abdeen Mustafa Omer (BSc, MSc, Ph.D.) is an Associate Researcher at the Energy Research Institute (ERI). He obtained both his Ph.D. degree in the Built Environment and Master of Philosophy degree in Renewable Energy Technologies from the University of Nottingham. He is a qualified Mechanical Engineer with a proven track record within the water industry and renewable energy technologies. He has been graduated from the University of El Menoufia, Egypt, a BSc in Mechanical Engineering. His previous experience involved being a member of the research team at the National Council for Research/Energy Research Institute in Sudan and the working director of research and development for National Water Equipment Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Sudan. He has been listed in the book WHO’S WHO in the World 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010. He has published over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 200 review articles, 7 books and 150 chapters in books.
Anadolu University, Turkey
Kadriye Benkli has completed her Ph.D. from Anadolu University. She is a Professor and works at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Anadolu University. She has published more than 40 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an Editorial Board Member of repute.