Captain Brouker recently completed an illustrious 30 year naval career. He began his naval career leading a number of hospital pharmacy departments in the United States, overseas and onboard ships. He served as Executive Officer at an overseas naval hospital and Commanding Officer at one of the largest naval hospitals worldwide. Captain Brouker also served as Chief of Staff for Navy Medicine West, responsible for 10 hospitals spanning the West Coast to the Indian Ocean and healthcare for 700,000 patients. In this position he provided executive coaching and day to day mentoring for 10 Commanding Officers. Captain Brouker is the first, and only, Pharmacy Officer in the United States Navy to serve as Commanding Officer of one of the 5 premier Navy Medicine Family Medicine Teaching hospitals. He is also the first, and only, Pharmacy Officer in the United States Navy to serve as regional Chief of Staff of one of the 3 Navy Medicine regions world-wide.
Karen Hodson originally qualified from Manchester University and undertook my pre-registration training at the Cardiff Royal Infirmary. After becoming a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain she completed the Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. She went on to work as a clinical pharmacist (specialising in paediatrics) whilst working in the Medicines Information Centre at Cardiff. During this time, She completed the MSc in Clinical Pharmacy, investigating the reasons why doctors do not report adverse drug reactions to the then Committee on Safety of Medicines.
Mr. Nguyen graduated with a pharmacy baccalaureate degree and a master in advance pharmacotherapy at the Montreal University pharmacy faculty in Canada in 2003 and 2012 respectively. He obtained an executive MBA from the Fundesem Business School in Spain in 2008. Since 2013, he is a hospital pharmacist specialized in the geriatrics and emergency field at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montreal (CHUM). He is a researcher at the CHUM research centre. Since 2016, he is member of the Quebec network for research on aging. He has over 10 publications and teaches at the Montreal University.
Santos has completed her Ph. D. in 2005 from State University of New York at Buffalo. She moved to USA in 1999 after 16 years of successful career as pharmacist in the areas of academia, industry and government in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She wrote books in collaboration with Brazilian experts on her research field of Coffee and Health benefits. She has served as consultant for coffee companies and peer reviewer for various journals of repute. Presently, she is focused in the validation of bio markers for coffee consumption and development of coffee products as nutraceuticals.
Dr. Noreddin received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of the Pacific, California and received research training as a visiting scholar at the Department of Medicine, Stanford University. He had postdoctoral fellowship (Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Antimicrobials), Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba followed by an American College of Clinical Pharmacy postdoctoral fellowship (Infectious Diseases). Dr. Noreddin’s research interest includes Pharmacoklinetic/Pharmacodynamic modeling of anti-infective and anti-cancer therapy, clinical simulation and Monte Carlo analysis and bacterial resistance in biofilm studies. Dr. Noreddin has outstanding records of scientific and academic accomplishments with multiple research funding, numerous publications in highly prestigious journals and various presentations in both national and international conferences. He served as a scientific reviewer for the NIH as well as other national and international research institutions.
Domenico Praticò graduated from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, School of Medicine as Medical Doctor, where is completed a residency program in Internal Medicine. Later on he continued his post-graduation training at the University College Dublin, Ireland. Internationally known for his work on Alzheimer’s disease, Dr. Praticò is a Professor of Pharmacology, Microbiology and Immunology at Temple University, School of Medicine. He has authored over 230 original articles, and has received many awards for his research accomplishments including the Irvine H. Page Award, Neurosciences Education and Research Award, The Zenith Award from the Alzheimer’s Association, and the Dorothy Dillon Eweson Lectureship.
clinical pharmacology, Microbiology, Immunology, Translational Medicine