Gordon R. Ingle, BSPharm, PharmD, BCPS
Describe your current position
Novartis Pharmaceuticals—Clinical Research Medical Director, Hepatology and Transplantation
Currently US Clinical Development lead for organ transplantation focusing on Phase II and III clinical trials
Describe your education/training for this job
BS Pharmacy and PharmD from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PGY1 residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA
2-year solid organ transplant fellowship at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center
What inspired you to become a transplant pharmacist?
My transplant rotation at UNC Hospitals during my PharmD education showed me the life changing impact of organ transplant. The effect the transplant team has on the patient, their family members, and their friends is unparalleled to other therapeutic areas. Everyone was so appreciative with a new positive outlook on life that it motivated me to specialize in transplant.
What chore do you absolutely hate doing?
Washing dishes after cooking. I like to cook, but hate washing dishes afterwards.
What is your favorite form of exercise?
Where did you grow up?
If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would it be?
Thomas Jefferson – Founding Father, wrote declaration of independence; founded University of Virginia, Author of the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom, As US president, doubled sized of the country with the Louisiana Purchase. What a great conversation that would be!
Which celebrity do you get mistaken for?