"I’m Rinsu Mathew, a Pharmacist from India who holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. For three years I have worked within the healthcare sector as Clinical Pharmacist. My passion towards patient safety has made me dream bigger and further expand my career towards research and development. With all these dreams set I decided to pursue my Master’s in Ireland taking into consideration the wide opportunity within the country especially in the field of Pharma. I completed Master’s in Pharmaceutical business and technology from Griffith College under Innopharma Education. Currently I’m placed as Cell therapy technologist at Takeda through my connection with Innopharma Education and technical services, who has set a remarkable lead towards my career and development in Ireland and to accomplish my dream."
"My name is Becky Reid, I studied Biomedical Engineering in Galway. I then worked in the construction industry, where I worked in various roles such as Test Engineer and Technical Support Engineer.
After some time travelling, I decided I wanted to go back to Life Sciences. So, I am delighted to have joined Innopharma. I am currently working in Abbott Nutrition as a Validation Engineer.
This year was the first year I tried gardening, and I loved it. I also love animals, hiking and being outside".
"My name is Freddie. I hold a Master's in Pharmaceutical Business and Technology from Griffith College Dublin and Innopharma Education, complementing my background in Biochemistry from International University, Vietnam National University. With 3 years in medical devices and pharmaceuticals, I am currently a Validation Engineer at Abbott, ensuring precision in critical processes.
Outside work, I find balance in running and swimming. My curiosity drives me to explore the evolving intersection of science and technology, contributing to both personal growth and professional excellence".
"My journey has been marked by academic excellence and a relentless pursuit of my lifelong goal: contributing to the pharmaceutical industry. As a dedicated advocate of patient safety and a lover of people, nature, and art, I bring a unique blend of skills and passions to my professional endeavours.
I earned my dentistry degree from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai, India, the second-largest health sciences university in India. Here, I was exposed to a rich tapestry of knowledge and skills that laid the foundation for my career. During my final year of undergrad, my systematic review analysis on Early-stage developmental drugs offering targeted treatment for oral cancer, was recognized at the International Association of Dental Research, an honour that showcased the depth of my dedication and research abilities.
Navigating the World of Toxicology:
After 6 years of clinical practice, driven by an insatiable curiosity and a desire to expand my horizons, I ventured into the realm of toxicology at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. Here, I delved into the intricate world of toxicology, studying under some of the brightest minds in the field. I spent four enriching years at Karolinska, where my research efforts culminated in a published work in a renowned journal – Contact Dermatitis, further solidifying my commitment to contributing to the medical and pharmaceutical communities. My journey as a toxicologist deepened my understanding of pharmaceuticals and their impact on human health, providing the foundation for my transition into the pharmaceutical industry.
My keen interest in Pharmaceutical Medicine led me to earn a Higher Diploma from Griffith College, Dublin. Innopharma Technical Services further enhanced my knowledge and expertise in the pharmaceutical domain. My lifelong goal has been to contribute to the pharmaceutical industry. I aim to play a meaningful role in shaping the future of pharmaceutical validation. As a pharmaceutical validation engineer, I leverage my comprehensive background in healthcare and toxicology to ensure the patient safety, quality, and efficacy of pharmaceutical products.
Beyond the Lab and Office:
Outside of my professional life, I find joy in embracing the simple pleasures of organic farming. I had the wonderful experience of cultivating potatoes in the picturesque fields of Ireland, connecting with the land and appreciating the beauty of nature.
My love for pets has led to wonderful companionship, and I often find joy and happiness in their company. In my spare time, I turn to painting as a form of creative expression, allowing me to bring the vivid colours of my imagination to life on canvas.
In summary, my academic journey from India to Sweden and Ireland, along with my professional experiences, has equipped me with a unique skill set and a deep understanding of the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. With a heart devoted to patient safety, a passion for organic farming, and a love for the arts, I am excited to continue evolving and making a positive impact in the pharmaceutical world. Through innovation, empathy, and a deep connection with people and nature, I aspire to contribute to a healthier, brighter future".