Patricia Van Arnum
Patricia Van Arnum, executive editor, covers active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), intermediates, fine chemicals, advances in process R&D, formulation development, and finished drug-product manufacturing for Pharmaceutical Technology. She also is editor of Sourcing and Management, a monthly newsletter of Pharmaceutical Technology covering sourcing, the pharmaceutical supply-chain, API synthesis and manufacturing, and formulation development and finished drug-product manufacturing. Patricia has 20 years of experience as a business and science journalist and editor, which includes 17 years of experience covering the pharmaceutical and fine-chemicals industries. Patricia was formerly executive editor of Chemical Market Reporter (now ICIS Chemical Business) and was with CMR and ICIS from 1995–2005. She joined Pharmaceutical Technology as a senior editor in January 2006. She holds undergraduate degrees in chemistry, economics, and political science. She is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, the American Medical Writers Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.