Judy Carmody, Ph.D.Founder and Principal Consultant at Carmody Quality Solutions, LLC
Judy Carmody, Ph.D., is the founder and Principal Consultant of Carmody Quality Solutions, LLC. Dr. Carmody has 25+ years of specific expertise driving vision in operations, Quality assurance, control, systems, validation, and analytical development. She has held operations and Quality leadership positions at several pharma/biopharma companies and built Quality management systems for both start-up and Fortune 500 companies. She is the former founder and president of Avatar Pharmaceutical Services, an FDA-registered contract research organization and registered manufacturer which was acquired by Vertex Pharmaceuticals in 2010.
Prior to founding Avatar, Dr. Carmody spent 10 years in the (bio)pharmaceutical industry, developing methods for small molecules, and oligonucleotides, managing QC, Analytical, and Validation groups.
Dr. Carmody holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Worcester State University, and a Master of Science degree and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts.