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Vinod P. Shah, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Shah has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the pharmaceutical industry

Scientific achievements to Dr. Vinod P. Shah's credit include the development of an in-vitro release methodology for topical, transdermal and water insoluble drug dosages.

    NORTH POTOMAC, MD, August 06, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Vinod P. Shah, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Shah celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A native of Gujarat, India, Dr. Shah arrived in the United States in 1960. Prior to his arrival, he began his education with a bachelor's degree in pharmacy with Gold Medal Distinction from the University of Madras in Chennai, India, in 1959. Dr. Shah went on to secure a Doctor of Philosophy in pharmaceutical chemistry from the University of California San Francisco in 1964.

Embarking on his career as a pharmaceutical research and development chemist at Sarabhai Chemicals in Baroda, India, between 1964 and 1969, he came for a postdoctoral research fellow at UC San Francisco from 1969 to 1975. Subsequently, he joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a technical coordinator in Washington, D.C., from 1975 to 1981. As he progressed with the aforementioned organization, he held the posts of pharmacokinetics reviewer, branch chief, assistant director, associate director and senior research scientist between 1981 and 2005. Since 2005, Dr. Shah has flourished as the president of VPS Consultants in Potomac, Maryland, as well as an expert consultant with NDA Partners LLC since 2016.

Other career endeavors Dr. Shah has been involved with include serving as a member of the International Pharmaceutical Federation and the Board of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recognized as an expert in the industry, he has contributed as an editor for several related publications, such as "Integration of Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Toxicokinetics in Rational Drug Development," "Topical Drug Bioavailability, Bioequivalence and Penetration" and "Desk Book of Pharmaceutical Dissolution Science and Applications."

Scientific achievements to his credit include the development of an in-vitro release methodology for topical, transdermal and water insoluble drug dosages. For his accomplishments in the field, Dr. Shah was recipient of the Distinguished Pharmaceutical Scientist Award and the Global Leader Award from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. He has also been recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Pharmaceutical Sciences through the International Pharmaceutical Federation, among other accolades. Likewise, Dr. Shah has been selected for inclusion in several editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering and Who's Who in the World. Dr. Shah is a recipient of Doctor Honoris Causa from Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary and University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila" Bucharest, Romania.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Shah has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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