Advit Shah, Therigy’s Manager of Clinical Development, is responsible for being a liaison between the clinical, product, and IT departments, introducing new components, features, and processes to make patient care within specialty pharmacy more efficient and patient-centric.
As a true integrator, he is focusing our internal product development to be cohesive and uniform.
Advit’s responsibilities include: consulting with pharmaceutical manufacturers for research on new product market penetration, being the clinical subject matter expert during new client implementations and sales team calls, maintaining current drug and disease information, and developing new therapeutic categories within our software program, TherigySTM.
Advit’s background includes extensive community pharmacy experience with four years of practice as a provincial float pharmacist with Wal-Mart Canada and 1.5 years as Pharmacy Manager with Sobeys Inc. His demonstrated work ethic lead him to a position with the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) in 2013 as the Program Coordinator for the Pharmacy Technician Program. In this position, he oversaw the MITT’s CCAPP/NAPRA/CPTEA accreditation, reviewed and reassessed course outlines, taught pharmacology, created real-world assignments, brought in vendors for academic detailing, and fostered inter-professional development.
During his time as a Pharmacy manager, Advit taught the clinical Pharmacology course for the Canadian technician bridging program for 2 years and was a guest lecturer at the University of Manitoba in first-year pathophysiology. Along with mentoring pharmacy students and high-school students for science fairs, Advit has been published in the International Pharmacy Journal, the Canadian Pharmacist Journal, the Canadian Healthcare Network, and interviewed in the Toronto Star and on CJOB radio (Winnipeg).
Advit was awarded a Commitment to Care and Service Award for Charitable Work by PharmacyPractice+ Magazine. He holds dual degrees from the University of Manitoba, B.Sc. Microbiology (2001) and B.Sc. Pharmacy (2010).