ERIC SEDE NIETCHO, PHARMD
As a licensed pharmacist, Dr Sede Nietcho leads GB Pharma with a strong passion to solve critical issues in the pharmaceutical supply chain, helping physicians, pharmacies, hospitals, distributors and other stakeholders get access to the medicines they need in a timely manner.
He communicates directly with providers and institutions within North Carolina and other states to find tailored solution to their medicine procurement efforts.
Beyond local operations, Global Bridge Pharmaceutical has robust operations and experience working with US and foreign manufacturers to make medicines available to different countries around the world, especially in Africa where access to quality, affordable medicines is a challenge.
His strong passion to bridge the gap in pharmaceutical care and access between developed and developing countries led to the transition in his pharmacy career from retail and clinical pharmacy to supply chain, production, and commercialization.
He obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Ferrara in Italy, before moving to New York on a pharmacovigilance research grant. He is a licensed pharmacist with 17 years of experience working in New York, Detroit, St. Louis, and Charlotte, NC.
SHERROD SEWARD ESQ
An experienced lawyer with a passion for employment-based immigration law and international business in emerging markets, as well as an extensive background in global risk mitigation; Sherrod knew as a child that his path in life would lead him to be active on a national and international level. He oversees our company’s contract agreements and regulatory compliance.
Sherrod brings this same cultured approach to International Law which he also applies to his extreme love for all things Cleveland and MMA (Mixed Martial Arts). Sherrod began his legal career at Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio. Since obtaining his Juris Doctor, Sherrod has become more intentional than ever to be an advocate for clients in need of international legal assistance.
REEMA PATEL PHARMD
Director of Quality Control and Supply Chain
Reema’s passion for a career in pharma is deeply rooted in her childhood growing up in a family with numerous pharmacists and physicians.
With extensive training in pharmaceutical formulation and production, she is responsible for pharmaceutical sourcing, pre-marketing and post-marketing operations.
She obtained a Bachelor of Pharmacy from North Manharashtra University in India and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southern University in Florida.
She resides in Charlotte, NC and enjoys spending time with family when away from the office.
EDWIN SEH. M.D.
Dr. Seh currently practices internal medicine in North Carolina and serves as the Medical Director for Global Bridge Pharmaceutical.
A physician with 20 years of experience. he oversees our patient co-management program and makes other clinical decisions for the company.
He obtained a medical degree from the University of Pavia in Italy and completed his residency in internal medicine at Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York before moving to Georgia to start his practice. He eventually relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina.
When away from work, he enjoys brewing craft beer.
Director for Government Relations and International Trade
Candace Graves has always been passionate about global economic development, particularly in Africa. Whether it is through supporting active trade missions or implementing a robust immigration policy, she has been committed to breaking through bureaucratic barriers.
Candace is a former Diplomat with the U. S. Department of State, having served in Embassies and Consulates in Mexico City, Mexico, Johannesburg, South Africa, Cairo, Egypt, Lagos, Nigeria and Washington, DC. Candace is a graduate of Harvard University with a Master of Public Policy and Hampton University with a BA in Political Science. She enjoys traveling, reading and cooking.
STEPHANIE R. DAWKINS
Head of Human Resources and Public Relations
Corporate executive, author and entrepreneur, Stephanie is the self-published author of Corporate Coffee: Success Never Tasted So Good. Corporate Coffee is part memoir and part mentorship and empowerment.
Ms. Dawkins former Global Senior Vice President for AB Volvo. She was the first and continues to be the only African American to ever hold this C-Suite role in the 80-plus year history of this Scandinavian company.
Ms. Dawkins was recognized by the United States House of Representatives and inducted into the Congressional Record. She is a recipient of the North American Leadership Award from the World Igbo Congress of Nigeria and was awarded an honorary doctorate for her global initiatives. Stephanie holds a seat on the Board of Directors for the Euro-American Woman’s Council.
Ms. Dawkins has received numerous awards. She works with various African initiatives and fosters humanitarian efforts and projects.
Stephanie is married with two children.
DRUG QUALITY CONTROL
Counterfeit and fake medicines are a growing trend especially in less regulated markets. In developing countries, the risk of getting caught and penalized for producing or selling fake medicines is low due to less regulation and oversight by authorities.
Tens of thousands of patients die every year from fake or counterfeit medicines. Fake antimalarials alone kill about 120,000 individuals every year. It is time to stop this practice by defending your population and market against it and therefore gaining market trust for your products or services.
Despite the emergence of new technology and on site quality control devices, there are still many limitations to the drugs that can be analyzed as well as the result that these services provide with regards to qualitative and quantitative analysis of drug samples.
GB Pharma’s relationship with reputable USFDA approved analytical laboratories can help test the authenticity of the drugs you market or dispense. Utilizing our third party logistic providers, we can receive your shipped drug samples, completely analyze them and get the results to you within a short time.
Regardless of if you are a government health official or unit, wholesaler, hospital system or pharmacy, you can hold your supplier accountable for the quality of medicines they provide pre and post market ,and protect your citizens, patients and clients against the ills of counterfeit or fake medicines. Thus taking pride in the service you provide and saving lives!
Contact us to learn more about our analytical services!