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Dr. Afshan Hashmi is
a successful Regulatory, Scientific and Business Development Consultant as well
as Speaker, Best-Selling Author, Blogger, Books, Movies, Make-up and Beauty products Reviewer, as well as Radio and TV Show Host.
Dr. Afshan Hashmi is Managing Member of Dr Afshan Hashmi Consulting Group,LLC .
She is a regulatory, business development and scientific professional who has more than a decade of experience. Dr.
Hashmi is the author of two blogs:''India
Business Innovations'' (http://indiabusinessinnovations.wordpress.com/) and ''Connecting with the Dignitaries '' (http://connectingdignitaries.wordpress.com/). She has also written and presented various papers on the subject of biochemistry and molecular biology.
An award-winning entrepreneur, Dr. Hashmi has coordinated meetings and accommodations for U.S.
business delegations in India. She has facilitated the introduction of US businesses to potential U.S. and international partners
and vice-versa. Dr. Hashmi maintains an extensive professional network that is required to launch initiatives especially
in US, India, Qatar, UAE and Bahrain . Dr. Hashmi had founded the company Global Regulatory and Business
Solutions, LLC, where she was the President and provided operations management, business development, market entry strategies
for India and Qatar, and regulatory affairs expertise. Prior to opening her own business, she was the primary
company liaison to companies located in Asia and US as the CONSULTING LIAISON for ToxLogic LLC and supported company’s
business development activities by communicating orally and in writing with potential clients, providing regulatory strategic
planning and advice. Traveled internationally to support business development and gave oral presentations to diverse audiences.
earned a PhD in Biochemistry, certification from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) - Technologist in Chemistry,
and Regulatory Affairs Certified (RAC) US. Dr. Hashmi has extensive experience with scientific research and publication as
well as an in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr.Hashmi has conducted
scientific literature review and analyzed research data, and prepared press releases and other marketing materials. Dr. Hashmi
also worked as Research Associate in Human Genome Sciences, Inc. Rockville, MD. Dr. Afshan Hashmi worked as Medical Technologist
in Rapid Response Laboratory; University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. She also worked in Maryland State Department
of Health and Mental Hygiene: Laboratories Administration, Baltimore, MD as Public Health Scientist. Dr. Hashmi worked as
Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Physiology, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Hygiene and Public Health;
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD and worked as Research Assistant; University of Maryland Cancer Center, Baltimore,
Aligarh University in Aligarh India, Dr. Hashmi earned a PhD - Biochemistry, 1991 , M.Phil
- Biochemistry, (a pre-PhD requirement), 1988, M.Sc. - Biochemistry, 1985 and
a B.S. (Honors) - Chemistry, 1983. She was also educated at Johns Hopkins University, Montgomery County Campus, Rockville,
MD, in Regulatory Affairs, in the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Advanced Academic Programs, Department
of Biotechnology, Fall 2004 semester. Course work: Regulatory Processes for Domestic and Global Biotechnology Products and
University of Maryland (Baltimore), School of Medicine, Department of Medical and Research Technology Categorical Course in
Clinical Chemistry, 1997.
Dr. Hashmi is a recipient of The ‘Ibn Sina Public Health Award in
recognition of her contributions in the field of Public Health Science and Entrepreneurship from the AIDS Cell of the Ibn
Sînâ Academy of Medieval Medicine & Sciences, Aligarh, (UP),India. She also received an Award of Excellence
by AMU Ladies Club, Aligarh, (UP), India. On April 14,2008, her company, Global Regulatory and Business Solutions, LLC, was
awarded Certificate of Appreciation by the County Executive, The Honorable Isiah Leggett of Montgomery County in recognition
and appreciation for being one of Montgomery County’s outstanding companies chosen for visits during Business Appreciation
Week. She, was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation on March 10, 2008 by the County Executive of Montgomery County, Maryland,
The Honorable Isiah Leggett, for serving as a member of Montgomery County’s November 2007 business mission to India.
She was also awarded Junior and Senior Research Fellowships by the Indian Council of Medical Research,
May 1987 to November 1991. Dr. Hashmi was awarded an Aligarh University Medal for earning the “First Position”
in the M.Sc. Biochemistry Program as well as “Science Merit Scholarship” as a result of a written
competitive test for the academic session 1983-1985. Scholarship was given for the pursuit of a two-year M.Sc. biochemistry