This is the bio for Patricia Van Arnum, senior editor of Pharmaceutical Technology magazine.
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.