Jan. 4, 2023

066 - "I was asked" with Fran DeGrazio

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On this episode, I was joined by Fran Degrazio, President & Principal Consultant at Strategic Parenteral Solutions.

Fran and I discuss:

  • Her career at West Pharmaceuticals starting in the lab and retiring as Chief Scientific Officer
  • Becoming experienced in Marketing, QA and RA
  • What the C-Suit expects from individual contributors
  • How to recognize opportunities and when to say yes

Fran DeGrazio. President & Principal Consultant at Strategic Parenteral Solutions and the former Chief Scientific Officer at West Pharmaceuticals. 

She has been in the pharmaceutical packaging industry for over 35 years with extensive expertise in the area of delivery of injectable drug products, such as vial/closure combinations, pre-fillable syringe systems, and injectable combination products. Throughout her tenure at West, DeGrazio has served in various functions within the analytical laboratory, research and development, and quality assurance/regulatory areas.

DeGrazio is an active member of the PDA PMF Visible Particulate Task Force leadership team and the IPAC-RS Materials Working Group. She has also received the Healthcare Business Woman’s Association Luminary Award for West Pharmaceutical Services in 2017 and the Philadelphia Business Journal Healthcare Innovators Award in 2018