QPharma Appoints Chief Medical Officer
QPharma has announced the appointment of Dr. Peter J. Shaw to the position of Chief Medical Officer. An expert on improving communications between pharmaceutical sales executives and healthcare practitioners, Dr. Shaw will oversee numerous initiatives, including QPharma’s QLaunch™ platform for maximizing the compliance and commercial effectiveness of life science product launches.
In addition to his training as a physician, Dr. Shaw is a highly experienced business executive and entrepreneur. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of MD Mindset, LLC, a leading pharma sales force and marketing effectiveness firm, with day-to-day responsibility for company operations, product development, and business development. Prior to this, he was the President and founder of London-based Metamorph Doctors, Inc., which was established to train medical sales professionals to communicate with physicians more effectively. After earning his medical degree from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School at the University of London, Dr. Shaw spent many years practicing medicine across various specialties at hospitals in the United Kingdom.
“I’m thrilled to be joining QPharma, which has a deserved reputation as a leader in providing compliance and brand services to the highly regulated pharmaceutical, medical device, and other life sciences industries,” said Dr. Shaw, who has worked with numerous international pharmaceutical firms as an advisory board member. “The company continues to enjoy strong and consistent growth, and I look forward to playing a role in furthering its successes.”
“Dr. Shaw’s breadth of experience as a physician, executive, and respected key opinion leader in the pharmaceutical industry speaks for itself,” said QPharma President and CEO Patrick P. Den Boer. “I am confident that he will bring outstanding value to our clients as a core member of our executive leadership team.”
About QPharma, Inc.
QPharma, Inc. is a regulatory compliance and brand solutions firm headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey. Founded in 1994, QPharma provides a suite of services and solutions to the pharmaceutical, medical device, and other life sciences industries. Services offered by the company’s Professional Services division include quality and compliance consulting, validation services, project management, auditing, and training. The Commercial Services division provides solutions in such areas as sample accountability, Sunshine Act compliance, online training, warehousing and fulfillment, and brand sales/marketing support.