Patricia Van Arnum is Editorial Director at the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT), where she is responsible for delivering informational services for DCAT members.
She is editor of DCAT Value Chain Insights, DCAT’s editorial newsletter providing news and analysis of the business of bio/pharmaceutical development and manufacturing covering the full spectrum of the bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing value chain. She also provides content advisement and support for DCAT’s volunteer committees.
Overall, she has more than 25 years of experience covering the Bio/Pharmaceutical, Fine-Chemical and Chemical industries as a business and science editor. She is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and holds undergraduate degrees in chemistry, economics, and political science.
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