Chair of the Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Interest Group (PCCIG), US Branch
Parenteral Drug Association (PDA)
Rafik H. Bishara, Ph.D., is the current Chair of the Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Interest Group (PCCIG), US Branch, within the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA). During his 35 year career as Director, Quality Knowledge Management and Technical Support with Eli Lilly & Co. he was responsible for Quality Knowledge Management, Global Compendial Affairs, Stability and Distribution Excellence, Global Product Protection, Special Security Substances and Controlled Substances Administration. He is currently on the Pharmacy Advisory Council, URAC, and has served as Temporary Advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO) 2007 - 2018. Dr. Bishara served on the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Expert Panel to prepare a sub-chapter on Storage and Transportation of Investigational Drug Products (IDPs). His current focus includes Supply Chain Integrity and Security.