Scientific Strategy & Advocacy
Mohamadi Sarkar, M.Pharm., Ph.D., FCCP, is a Fellow, Scientific Strategy & Analysis, Regulatory Affairs at Altria Client Services (ALCS) in Richmond, Va. In this role, he provides strategic direction towards developing the science and evidence for regulatory submissions for non-combustible tobacco products for Altria's tobacco operating companies.
Before being appointed to his current position, Dr. Sarkar served as the Director, Clinical Research. In that role, he enabled responsible product development and tobacco-harm reduction by generating evidence form clinical studies related to products made by Altria Group’s tobacco companies.
He has authored more than 100 scientific peer-reviewed publications and presentations at scientific meetings. Dr. Sarkar has also participated in multiple seminar presentations and authored a variety of scientific book chapters related to his areas of expertise.
Before joining the Altria family of companies, Dr. Sarkar served as Associate Professor, Clinical Pharmacology for the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond from 1998-2002. He is still affiliated with the university and continues to teach clinical pharmacology. From 1990 to 1998, Dr. Sarkar worked at West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va., where he held a variety of positions including: Associate Professor, Clinical Pharmacology; Associate Professor, Genetics, and Developmental Biology; and Associate Professor, Tobacco Research Center, WVU Cancer Center.
Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacology, Medical College of Virginia at VCU, 1990
M.Pharm. in Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Bombay, 1985
B.Pharm. from the College of Pharmacy, University of Bombay, 1981