Dr. Paolo Cavallo

Pharmacist, MRPharmS, PharmD

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“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”

(Aristotle)


 

Through his degree course, he has been able to develop his interest in pharmaceutical chemistry, whilst improving his laboratory skills along with his problem solving skills. He has gained some experience in a lot of technologies and has excellent computing skills, having used several scientific databases. While at University, he has also been able to utilise his skills in working with people through a variety of event organisation.

Through his master of science course, he has gained deep expertise in cosmetic science and technology and has very good preparation skills, having developed several innovative formulations.

During his academic career he also published several papers in International Scientific journals and presented many works at International Scientific conferences.

He performed several important managerial roles for some companies active in the pharmaceutical industry such as pharmacy chain stores, pharmaceutical suppliers and franchisors.

He has provided locum pharmacist (advanced) services to various independent pharmacies to small and large multiples all around England.

Currently he works for Boots in Kent, UK.

 

Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum

Identifying


Paolo Cavallo

Pharmacist, MRPharmS, Pharm.D.

 

General Pharmaceutical Council Member (Registration No. 2084479)

Royal Pharmaceutical Society Member (Registration No. 9754264)

Pharmacists' Council of Salerno (Italy) Member (Registration No. 2343)

 

Address:  Kent, United Kingdom

E-mail: pharmacist@paolocavallo.com

Fax: +44 (0)20 3529 1298

 

 

 

Employment History


      June 2016 – now  Boots, Kent, UK

       Store Based Pharmacist
•Responsible Pharmacist.

•Front of pharmacy management.

      •Giving healthcare advice and help to the public.
•Preparing medicines bought at the counter.
•Giving advice on how to use medicines correctly, including the amount to use (dosage) and any risks.   
•Providing a range of Advanced Services (MUR, NMS, EHC, NRT, Chlamydia Screening and Treatments, Flu Vaccination, Malaria Prevention...).
•Providing a range of services for Care Homes.
•Providing a range of services for Hospital Pharmacies.

•Supervise the recruitment, training, rostering and work of staff.
•Supervise all activities of staff to make sure the business is performing well in all areas including sales, service, security, presentation, merchandising, stock control and profit.
•Maintain a high level of customer service, including resolving complaints.
•Implement and oversee security procedures for stock and cash.
•Oversee the presentation of the store and stock to ensure it is as appealing as possible.

     

      March 2016 – June 2016  SG Court Pharmacy Group, Kent, UK

       Pharmacy Manager
•Responsible Pharmacist.

•Front of pharmacy management.

      •Giving healthcare advice and help to the public.
•Preparing medicines bought at the counter.
•Giving advice on how to use medicines correctly, including the amount to use (dosage) and any risks.   
•Providing a range of Advanced Services (MUR, NMS, EHC, Flu Jab, NRT...).

•Supervise the recruitment, training, rostering and work of staff.
•Supervise all activities of staff to make sure the business is performing well in all areas including sales, service, security, presentation, merchandising, stock control and profit.
•Maintain a high level of customer service, including resolving complaints.
•Implement and oversee security procedures for stock and cash.
•Oversee the presentation of the store and stock to ensure it is as appealing as possible.

 

       June 2014 – March 2016    Well Pharmacy, formerly known as The Co-operative Pharmacy, Norwich, UK

       Pharmacist Branch Manager
•Responsible Pharmacist.

•Front of pharmacy management.

      •Giving healthcare advice and help to the public.
•Preparing medicines bought at the counter.
•Giving advice on how to use medicines correctly, including the amount to use (dosage) and any risks.   
•Providing a range of Advanced Services (MUR, NMS, EHC...).

•Supervise the recruitment, training, rostering and work of staff.
•Supervise all activities of staff to make sure the business is performing well in all areas including sales, service, security, presentation, merchandising, stock control and profit.
•Maintain a high level of customer service, including resolving complaints.
•Implement and oversee security procedures for stock and cash.
•Oversee the presentation of the store and stock to ensure it is as appealing as possible.

 

       July 2013 – June 2014     Manor Pharmacy Group, Hertfordshire, UK

       Technician - ACT - Support Pharmacist - Second Pharmacist
•Gaining experience in UK Pharmacy Business.

      •Improving professional skills.

      •Giving healthcare advice and help to the public.
•Preparing medicines bought at the counter.
•Giving advice on how to use medicines correctly, including the amount to use (dosage) and any risks.   
•Providing a range of Advanced Services (MUR, NMS, EHC...).

•Providing Healthy Living Pharmacy Services.
•Selling a range of products.
•Ordering and controlling stock.

     

       Jan 2013 – March 2013     Marylebone Pharmacy, London, UK
Dispenser - Relief Pharmacist

•First UK Work Experience

      •Giving healthcare advice and help to the public.
•Preparing medicines bought at the counter.
•Giving advice on how to use medicines correctly, including the amount to use (dosage) and any risks.
•Selling a range of products.
•Ordering and controlling stock.
•Running or helping to run a business, including supervising and training staff.


Apr 2010 – Dec 2012         Loreto-Gallo Pharmacy, Naples, Italy
Pharmacist

•Diet and dietary supplement counselling (weight loss and sport nutrition).
•Key account.
•E-commerce managing.
•Giving healthcare advice and help to the public.
•Delivering medication to people who are unable to leave home.
•Visiting care homes to advise on the use and storage of medication.
•Preparing medicines bought at the counter.
•Giving advice on how to use medicines correctly, including the amount to use (dosage) and any risks.
•Selling a range of products.
•Ordering and controlling stock.
•Running or helping to run a business, including supervising and training staff.


Jan 2008 – Mar 2010         SPF S.p.A. Wholesales Medicine Supplier and Franchisor, Naples, Italy
Multiple Drugstores and Wholesale General Manager and Superintendent
•Key account.
•Promoting the stores, the supplier and the franchising business liaising with newspapers, the community and franchisees.

       •Preparing financial statements, business plans and budget reports.
•Dealing with insolvencies.
•Receiving details of the sale transactions made by the organization and accordingly preparing invoices.
•Analysed sale figures and made key decisions to enable the successful forecasting of future sales volumes and maximized profit.
•Managed and motivated the stores/supplier/franchisee staffs and sales representatives to ensure efficiency and increase sales.
•E-commerce managing.
•Giving healthcare advice and help to the public.
•Preparing medicines bought at the counter.
•Giving advice on how to use medicines correctly, including the amount to use (dosage) and any risks.
•Selling a range of products.
•Ordering and controlling stock.
•Running or helping to run a business, including supervising and training staff.


Sep 2008 – Mar 2010         SPF S.p.A. Drugstore, Salerno, Italy
Pharmacist and Pharmacy Manager

Front of pharmacy management

      •Supervise the recruitment, training, rostering and work of staff.

      Supervise all activities of staff to make sure the business is performing well in all areas including sales, service, security, presentation, merchandising, stock control and profit. 

      •Maintain a high level of customer service, including resolving complaints.

      •Implement and oversee security procedures for stock and cash.

      •Oversee the presentation of the store and stock to ensure it is as appealing as possible.


Aug 2007 – Aug 2008         SPF S.p.A. Drugstore, Volla (NA), Italy
Pharmacist and Pharmacy Manager

Front of pharmacy management

      •Supervise the recruitment, training, rostering and work of staff.

      Supervise all activities of staff to make sure the business is performing well in all areas including sales, service, security, presentation, merchandising, stock control and profit. 

      •Maintain a high level of customer service, including resolving complaints.

      •Implement and oversee security procedures for stock and cash.

      •Oversee the presentation of the store and stock to ensure it is as appealing as possible.


Jul 2007 – Aug 2007         Inco.Farma S.p.A. Municipal Pharmacies, Naples, Italy
Relief Pharmacist

•Giving healthcare advice and help to the public.
•Delivering medication to people who are unable to leave home.
•Visitig care homes to advise on the use and storage of medication.
•Preparing medicines bought at the counter.
•Giving advice on how to use medicines correctly, including the amount to use (dosage) and any risks.
•Selling a range of products.


Feb 2007 – Dec 2007         University of Salerno, Italy
Intermediate for research agreements

• Carrying out research projects between the “Iuliu Hatieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Cluj-Napoca (ROMANIA) and the University of Salerno

Jan 2006 – Dec 2007         University of Salerno, Italy
Postgraduate Grant Recipient

       •New experimental cosmetics: technology, applications and formulations.
•Teaching plan collaborator for the Master of Science (MSc) in Cosmetic Science and Technology.

       •Organising scientific events (meetings, talks, partnerships, projects).

·      •Published several papers in International Scientific journals.

·      •Presented several works at International Scientific conferences.


Nov 2005 – Dec 2007         ERMES Association, Naples, Italy
Administration and Web Communication Consultant
•Analysed membership figures and made key decisions to enable the successful forecasting of future applications volumes and maximized subscriptions.
•Design and developing of the official association website.
•Organising scientific events (meetings, talks, partnerships, projects).

 

Sep 2003 – Oct 2005         University of Salerno and National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Research Thesis Internship
•New experimental potential drugs: synthesis and receptor affinity studies.
•Organised scientific events (meetings, talks, partnerships, projects).
•Published several papers in International Scientific journals.
•Presented several works at International Scientific conferences.


Jun 2003 – Jan 2004         Cava Pharmacy, Brusciano (NA), Italy
Pre-graduation Trainee Pharmacist
•Giving healthcare advice and help to the public.
•Preparing medicines bought at the counter.
•Giving advice on how to use medicines correctly, including the amount to use (dosage) and any risks.
•Selling a range of products.

 

 


Educational Qualifications & Achievements


2014     Accredited Pharmacy Tutor
University of East Anglia, UK

 

2007     Postgraduate Master of Science (MSc) in Cosmetic Science and Technology
University of Salerno, Italy

THE FIRST COSMETIC TREATISE OF HISTORY. A FEMALE POINT OF VIEW, Int J Cosmet Sci. 2008 Apr;30(2):79-86, Summa cum laude (With Highest Honor).

2005     Master's Degree in Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
University of Salerno, Italy

NEW METABOLICALLY STABLE FATTY ACID AMIDE LIGANDS OF CANNABINOID RECEPTORS: SYNTESIS AND RECEPTOR AFFINITY STUDIES, Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. (2006) 16(1):138-141.

1997     GCE Advanced level: SCIENTIFIC CERTIFICATE
Liceo Scientifico Statale “Leonardo Da Vinci”, Salerno, Italy

Italian secondary school diploma

 

 

 

Honors & Volunteer Experience


2017-present    Charity Ambassador, Pharmacist Support

2005-present    Honorary chairman, “Iperuranio” Students' Association, University of Salerno

2004-2007         Founder Member and member of the board, “ALFa” Postgraduated Students' Association, University of Salerno

2004-2005         International Cannabinoid Research Society member

2002-2005         Founder Member and Chairman, “Iperuranio” Students' Association, University of Salerno

2000-2004         Member of the Faculty of Pharmacy Council at the University of Salerno as Elected Student Representative

 

 

 

Language skills


Mother tongue: Italian

Other languages: English 

 

 

 

Pharmacy Technical skills and qualities


Medicines Use Reviews (MURs)

NHS Repeat Dispensing

New medicine service (NMS)

•Sexual Health in Pharmacies

Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC)

Chlamydia Screening

•Chlamydia Treatment

NHS Seasonal Influenza Vaccination

•Malaria Prevention

Supervised Consumption

Needle Exchange

Monitored Dosage Systems (MDS)

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

•NHS Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)

•Operations Management

Pharmaceutical Store Management 

•HR Strategy

Staff recruitment, training and rostering

E-Commerce Management

Franchising Management

Key Account Manager

Sell out and In

 

 

 

Laboratory Technical skills and competencies


Receptor binding assay

Cellular Uptake assay

Enzymatic Hydrolysis assay

Molecular Synthesis

Synthesis of Radioactive Molecules

Polymerase Chain Reaction assay

Cosmetic Products Formulation

 

Computer skills and competences


Operating systems

Programming languages

Word processing

Electronic spreadsheet

Data base administrators

CAD skills

Internet skills

Data transmission networks

Web-site creation

Multimediaty

Programming languages known: C, C++, VISUAL C, VISUAL BASIC, JAVA, JAVA SCRIPT, HTML, ASP,PHP, JSP

•Pharmacy softwares: Nexphase; Proscript; Pharmacy Manager; MethaMeasure; My HR; HRevolution; Datix; InControl; Pharmabase; PharmOutcames; My Health Place; Sonar; Neo.

 

Scientific Publications


Paolo Cavallo, Maria Chiara Proto, Cataldo Patruno, Antonio Del Sorbo and Maurizio Bifulco.

THE FIRST COSMETIC TREATISE OF HISTORY. A FEMALE POINT OF VIEW.

Int J Cosmet Sci. 2008 Apr; 30(2):79-86.

 

Claudia Grimaldi, Daniela Sarnataro, Paolo Cavallo, Anna Capasso, Maurizio Bifulco.

CAVEOLAE/LIPID RAFTS CONTROL SIGNALING OF CB1 CANNABINOID RECEPTOR IN HUMAN BREAST CANCER CELLS

33° Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Farmacologia, Cagliari, 6-9 June 2007

 

M. Bifulco & P. Cavallo.

THYROIDOLOGY IN THE MEDIEVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL OF SALERNO

Thyroid Jan 2007, Vol. 17, No. 1: 39-40

 

P. Urbani, P. Cavallo, M.G. Cascio, M. Buonerba, G. De Martino, V. Di Marzo and C. Saturnino.

NEW METABOLICALLY STABLE FATTY ACID AMIDE LIGANDS OF CANNABINOID RECEPTORS: SYNTESIS AND RECEPTOR AFFINITY STUDIES

Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. (2006)  16(1):138-141

 

A. Minassi, F. Mainieri, G. Appendino, P. Cavallo, M. G. Cascio, and V. Di Marzo.

OXY-HOMOLOGUES OF ANANDAMIDE AND RELATED ENDOLIPIDS. SYNTHESIS AND BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION

XV International Cannabinoid Symposium - 24-27th June 2005 – pag. 88

 

P. Urbani, P. Cavallo, M. Buonerba, V. Di Marzo, G. De Martino and C. Saturnino.

SYNTHESE ET ETUDES BIOLOGYQUES DE LIGANDS DES RECEPTEURS CANNABINOIDES

19e Journees Franco-Belges De Pharmacochimie – Liege 26-27th  May 2005

 

P. Urbani, P. Cavallo, M. Buonerba, V. Di Marzo, G. De Martino, C. Saturnino.

NEW STRUCTURE ACTIVITY RELATIONSHIP ON STUDIES ON CB RECEPTOR LIGANDS

Second European workshop on Cannabinoid research – Busto Arsizio (VA) 29-30 April 2005

 

A. Minassi, L. Berton, G. Appendino, P. Cavallo, M.G. Cascio and V. Di Marzo.

SYNTESIS AND PHARMACOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF N-ACYLETHANOLAMINES OXYGEN HOMOLOGATED AT THE AMIDE BOND

XIV International Cannabinoid Symposium - 22-27th June 2004 – pag. 102

 

P. Urbani, P. Cavallo, M.F. Buonerba, V. Di Marzo, G. De Martino and C. Saturnino.

NEW STRUCTURE ACTIVITY RELATIONSHIP STUDIES ON CB1 RECEPTOR LIGANDS

XIV International Cannabinoid Symposium- 22-27th June 2004 – pag.96

 

 

Seminars


Feb 2016    Guest Speaker Job experiences and opportunities in UK, Department of Pharmacy at University of Salerno

 

Scientific Participations


Further evidence for the existence of a specific process for the membrane transport of anandamide di Alessia Ligresti et al. Biochemical Journal (2004)

Development of the First Ultra-Potent "Capsaicinoid" Agonist at Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid Type 1 (TRPV1) Channels and Its Therapeutic Potential of Giovanni Appendino et al. Journ. Pharm. Exp. Ther. (2004)

 

Interests          


From 1996 to 2000 practicing road cycling at a competitive level.
Passionate about football, cycling, medieval history, Hi-Tech, digital photography and motorcycling.

 


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