Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2014
NAPW honors Lou Ellen Phillips-Smith, Ph.D., Medical Writing Consultant, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Phillips-Smith is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in clinical science. As the largest networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters.
After managing clinical microbiology laboratories for twelve years, Dr. Phillips-Smith entered the pharmaceutical industry. She has both pharmaceutical drug firm and clinical research organization (CRO) experience as a Clinical Project Manager and Medical Writer in the areas of infectious diseases and neurosciences. Dr. Phillips-Smith has been employed by or consulted for a number of companies related to the medical and pharmaceutical industry including Fujisama Pharmaceutical Company, Concepts in Pharmaceutical Research, Theratech/Watson Laboratories, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Treasure Coast Infectious Diseases, Regulatory and Compliance Consulting Services and Merck through Med Focus.
Her exceptional clinical research knowledge stems from her role as key senior-level Clinical Scientist responsible for managing large multi-center clinical studies and the preparation of many regulatory documents. She has extensive experience in the preparation of clinical study reports (CSRs), clinical protocols, informed consent forms [ICFs], investigator bBrochures [IBs], patient narratives, aggregate safety reports and clinical sections of common technical documents.
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.