Richard J. Schwen, PhD, DABT, RAC- Dr. Schwen brings to the UC College of Pharmacy over 35 years in thepharmaceutical and health care products industries. For 23 years at the Procter & Gamble Company, hegained hands-on experience in toxicology, drug discovery and global regulatory affairs for many healthcare categories including the Rx, OTC drug, medical device, and cosmetics industries. He later joinedKendle International (now INC), where as Vice President he led the global regulatory, safety and clinicalquality assurance organizations. Dr. Schwen later joined PAREXEL International in Waltham,Massachusetts as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, and currently holds the same position at AusioPharmaceuticals, LLC in Cincinnati.
A native Minnesotan, Dr. Schwen obtained his BA degree in chemistry at Hamline University (St. Paul, MN)and his PhD in pharmacology at the University of Minnesota. He is also board certified in toxicology (DABT)and regulatory affairs (RAC), and has been teaching at the College of Pharmacy since 1996. Dr. Schwen isalso a past-chair and current member of the Cincinnati Board of Health.