2021 ACCP Early-stage Professionals Webinar January | Navigating the Job Search During COVID and Beyond-ON DEMAND

2021 ACCP Early-stage Professionals - Navigating the Job Search During COVID and Beyond- ON DEMAND

Live webinar: January 13, 2021 from 2:00 - 3:30 PM ET 

On-demand webinar recording:  January 13, 2021 to January 13, 2024

Why is this article important to your practice? 

Attendees will learn the current landscape of hiring during COVID and effective strategies to navigate a job search. Presenters include professional recruiters and recently hired professionals that will share their perspectives and experience.

Target Audience: 

Inter-professional team of Physicians, Pharmacists and PhDs.

Learning Objectives: 

After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

1. Navigate the current landscape of job searches and hiring practices during COVID;

2. Describe the current challenges and opportunities in the hiring process due to COVID;

3. Utilize effective strategies to enter into industry and/or advance their professional careers.

To receive credit, learners must attend the complete live webinar or view the complete on-demand webinar; complete a post-course assessment and evaluation.

Alexander Prokopienko, PharmD, PhD

Clinical Pharmacologist

Dr. Prokopienko graduated from Albany College of Pharmacy with his PharmD and subsequently from the Univ of Pittsburgh with his PhD in Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences. During his PhD, Alex was selected as a recipient of the AFPE Pre-Doctoral fellowship, NIH TL1 Post-Doctoral fellowship and NIH Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program. After completing his PhD, he joined Vertex Pharmaceuticals as a Clinical Pharmacologist. 

Alex De Piante

Director of Recruiting & Account Management

Hughes & Associates

Alex De Piante graduated in 2012 from UNC Charlotte with a BS in Biology, Magna Cum Laude. He joined Hughes and Associates and has been working there as a recruiter for over seven years. He enjoys speaking with candidates and clients about their goals and needs and helping facilitate the hiring process of matching candidates with their ideal role and clients with their ideal candidates. Outside of work he enjoys playing and watching soccer, family time, outdoor activities and volunteering in a variety of capacities. 

Yi Ting (Kayla) Lien, PhD

Associate Scientist

Genentech Inc

Yi Ting (Kayla) Lien is an associate scientist in the Clinical Pharmacology Department (Modeling and Simulation) at Genentech. She recently graduated with her Ph.D. at the Center for Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology, Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Florida at Lake Nona (Orlando campus). Under the mentorship of Dr. Stephan Schmidt, her research focuses on mechanistic PBPK/PD model on therapeutic proteins, quantitative system pharmacology modeling approach in postmenopausal osteoporosis population and optimizing dose strategies using population modeling methods. Her research findings were presented at several scientific conferences and were awarded several awards including the prestigious Quality Trainee award in the American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP8) annual conference. Outside of academics, Kayla is very involved in the scientific community and have held several leadership roles such as International Society of Pharmacometric (ISoP) Student Chair, president for UF American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) and American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) student chapters to assist in ensuring students/trainees’ needs are met for their career development. She also chaired the student programming events for both ACoP8 and 9 conferences. She is a member of a number of professional organizations including ISoP, American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT), ACCP, AAPS, and AAAS. Before joining UF, she received both her BS and MS degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences from State University of New York at Buffalo. 

Patra Rungruangphol, PharmD

Clinical Research Associate


Patra D. Rungruangphol holds a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry as well as a PharmD and an active Texas pharmacist license. Prior to coming to IQVIA, professional experiences include providing direct patient care as a pharmacist intern in the community pharmacy and performing pharmacotherapy interventions in acute care and outpatient settings to treat cardiovascular, endocrine, psychiatric, and infectious diseases. Patra has 2 years of experience working as a clinical research associate and monitored an array of investigational drug (Phase: I-III) and device trials within the following therapeutic areas: ophthalmology, cardiology, and oncology. 


Presentation-ACCP 2021 Webinar-Navigating the Job Search During COVID and Beyond-ON DEMAND
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Self Assessment: ACCP 2021 Webinar: Navigating the Job Search During COVID and Beyond-ON DEMAND
4 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/4 points to pass
4 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/4 points to pass
Evaluation ACCP 2021 Webinar-Navigating the Job Search During COVID and Beyond-ON DEMAND
13 Questions
Certificate - Navigating the Job Search During COVID and Beyond-ON DEMAND
Up to 1.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available