Dr. William J. McLaughlin is Program Director for the Hands-On Course in Tablet Technology at the University of Mississippi. He is retired from a career in the pharmaceutical industry. He last served as Director, Oral Dose Development at Bayer Healthcare LLC (formerly Merck, Inc.; formerly Schering-Plough HealthCare Products, Inc.) where he was responsible for development and regulatory support of products for local and global markets. Previously, he held positions in Formulation and in International R&D.
Prior to joining Schering-Plough, McLaughlin was with Rhone-Poulenc Rorer, Inc. in the area of Pharmaceutical Technology and Engineering where he was responsible for scale-up, validation and global technical support of prescription and OTC products.
He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial & Physical Pharmacy from Purdue University and a B.S. in Pharmacy from Northeastern University.