Rav Kumar

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Dr.
Rav
Kumar

Dr.
Rav
Kumar

Community Member


Biography

Dr. Rav Kumar leads GlaxoSmithKline's Canadian Research & Development organization involved in Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs and External R&D Alliances as well as overseeing Business Development activities. Rav is a pharmacy graduate with a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences (from Bath University, UK) involving research into controlled delivery of drugs such as insulin. He has more than 25 years of global pharmaceutical industry experience having worked for start-up and multinational pharmaceutical companies in the United Kingdom, France and North America.

Dr. Kumar’s involvement on UTM Campus council is a natural extension of GSKs longstanding support of UTM.  GlaxoSmithKline and UTM have had a long-standing partnership, starting with GSK’s support of the master of biotechnology program (MBiotech). He is also involved in the School of Pharmacy Advancement Board and is President and Board Chair of SAPNA (a non-profit organization).  Previous roles include Past president of Canadian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Past Board Governor at Hillfield Strathallan College in Hamilton.  Rav is in his second term as community member on the UTM Campus Council. 

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