Rodolphe Obeid, Ph.D.

Vice President, Operations. Dr. Obeid is an expert in drug delivery systems and polymeric assemblies, who has developed strong technical expertise across a range of operations functions, with a particular emphasis on oral film manufacturing processes, lean manufacturing practices and continuous improvement initiatives. He has held a number of progressive management positions at IntelGenx. Most recently, he served as IntelGenx’s Senior Director of Operations, with responsibility for the direction, strategy, planning and execution of IntelGenx’s manufacturing operations. In his new role as Vice President, Operations, Dr. Obeid will oversee all operational activities, including manufacturing, packaging, facilities and maintenance, production planning and supply chain management. In addition, he will manage process development and manufacturing scale-up of all internal and external pharmaceutical film projects.

Prior to joining IntelGenx in 2013, Dr. Obeid was a postdoctoral industrial R&D Fellow at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of University of Montreal, working on vaccine encapsulation using biodegradable microspheres. Before that, he was a National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Alabama in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, focusing on the development of novel poly-based polymers for surface modification of biomedical implants as a part of the Boston Retinal Implant Project. Dr. Obeid holds a Ph.D. in polymer chemistry from the University of Montreal, Canada and two Masters in polymer science and chemical engineering from the University of Strasbourg, France. Dr. Obeid is the co-inventor of several issued and pending patents, and has published numerous scientific articles in recognized international journals and conferences.