Patrick D. Blacha Eli Lilly and Company

Patrick Blacha is currently Senior Advisor, Technical Service/Manufacturing Sciences (TS/MS) for Eli Lilly and Company. In addition to his current role, Patrick held senior leadership positions for Eli Lilly and Company in Parenteral Network TS/MS and site Quality. Prior to Lilly, Patrick held various leadership positions in Quality and TS/MS at Pharmacia, G.D. Searle Monsanto and Abbott Laboratories. Patrick has over 30+ years of quality assurance/quality control and technical services experience in API/Drug Product manufacturing and medical device assembly. He has extensive experience in guiding project teams in all aspects of product and process control strategies, integrating knowledge management and quality risk management throughout the product lifecycle. Patrick received his B.A. in chemistry from Catawba College and his M.C. in chemistry from North Carolina State University.