The Journey to Drug Development - European Medical Journal

The Journey to Drug Development

The EMJ Podcast | Episode 114

In this episode, Jonathan is joined by Joubert Gama, a Medical Consultant in the pharmaceutical industry. They discuss their experiences in medical school which they attended together, and Gama provides insights as to what attracted him to working in the pharmaceutical industry with an emphasis on drug development, pharmacodynamics, and clinical affairs including medical regulations and compliance. Gama takes us on a journey of what it takes to bring a drug to market, as well as delving into his surprising appearances on well-known several television series!

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Speaker Bio

Dr Joubert Gama started his career by graduating from Liverpool Medical School, UK, and then went on to five years of postgraduate medical practice. Gama obtained certification in pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacovigilance from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK. Gama gained a fellowship at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK. He is an avid volunteer within various organisations and serves as a Committee Member Diversity Interest Group in the PM Society, a not-for-profit organisation that believes creating and improving healthcare communications leads to better outcomes for patients.

Outside of his professional career Gama has coached soccer teams, enjoys watching football in his spare time, and listening to live music. Additionally, Gama has appeared in a range of television shows including Ready, Steady, Cook, as well as several quiz and antiques shows.

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