San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2013
Leiter's Compounding Pharmacy, a retail pharmacy and sterile/non-sterile compounding lab in San Jose, California, is pleased to announce that it recently welcomed a new head of quality assurance, Jeffrey Watson. Mr. Watson, who is a former FDA pharmaceutical investigator, will oversee pharmacy operations, including non-sterile and sterile compounding. His expertise in both sterile and non-sterile environments will increase Leiter's already stellar reputation.
Jeffrey Watson graduated in 1989 from University of San Francisco with a degree in biology and emphasis in microbiology. He began his career in the FDA as a Microbiologist and Consumer Safety Officer in which he specialized in sterility and endotoxin analysis on drugs and devices. He has authored the San Francisco District Office Microbiology Laboratory's Clean Room SOP and co-authored the Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, FDA Sterility Analytical Manual.
Watson has spent the last 23 years with the United States Food and Drug Administration, most notably as Consumer Safety Officer in San Francisco, in charge of sterile and non-sterile dosage forms of therapeutic biologics and pharmaceutical dosage forms. More significantly, he is the first San Francisco District Level III Pharmaceutical Inspectorate/PI certified by the US FDA, indicating advanced specialized experience and specific training in evaluating pharmaceutical manufacturing.
"Leiter's Compounding Pharmacy abides by the strictest standards in the industry, including all state regulations," said Charles Leiter, CEO & President of Leiter's Compounding Pharmacy. "Mr. Watson comes to Leiter's with extensive experience in pharmacy operations, processes, procedures, and compliance, and we are thrilled that he is now our head of quality assurance."
For over 85 years, Leiter's has maintained the highest standards in the industry, with 100% compliance with the FDA, DEA, and State Boards of Pharmacy. Leiter's Compounding Pharmacy was the first PCAB certified pharmacy in Northern California. For complete information about Leiter's Compounding Pharmacy, visit their website at http://www.leiterrx.com.
About Leiter’s Compounding Pharmacy
Leiter's Pharmacy was founded by Harry Leiter in 1925 in Pismo Beach, CA. It moved to the San Jose area in 1952 and into its current location on Park Ave in San Jose in October 2003. It is currently operated by President Mort Leiter, RPh, and CEO Charles Leiter., Pharm. D. Leiter’s Compounding Pharmacy has compounded more than 1 million sterile compounding doses in the last 25 years.