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Lisa Crandall, M.S., Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development for Velesco Pharmaceutical Services

Lisa Crandall, M.S. - Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development

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Lisa Crandall, M.S., PMP

Lisa Crandall, M.S., Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development for Velesco Pharmaceutical Services

With nearly two decades of experience in cGMP and GLP environments, Lisa serves as Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development at Velesco Pharmaceutical Services. Her pharmaceutical development experience and expertise spans from analytical method development and validation to toxicology formulations.


Lisa was formerly with the Pharmaceutical Sciences division of Pfizer Global Research & Development in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and served as a scientist in the drug development process, research analytical and supply chain analytical divisions. Her responsibilities and projects spanned the drug development spectrum from early stage development and validation of stability-indicating methods for the release of drug substance and drug product, to later stage projects focused on the detection of residual drugs on manufacturing equipment.


Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  She holds a graduate certificate in Pharmaceutical Project Management from the University of Washington, and her Project Management Professional certification.  

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