Melissa Stefko is an experienced Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology professional with a strong background in Quality Assurance and Quality Control in aseptic sterile processing. Prior to joining Wells Pharmacy Network, Ms. Stefko served as Head of Quality with a start-up 503B Outsourcing Pharmacy and gained a strong CGMP understanding throughout previous positions within compounding pharmacies and pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Ms. Stefko is an active member of the American Society for Quality as a Certified Quality Auditor and Audit Chair for her local ASQ Chapter. She is a member of Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding and serves on the Education Committee for APC. She is also a member of Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology, American Society for Microbiology, Parenteral Drug Association, and IACP.
Ms. Stefko holds a Bachelors degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Florida State University where she co-founded Pre-Pharmacy Informational Leadership and Learning Society (P.I.L.L.S.), a Masters in Business Administration, Masters of Science in Biotechnology, and Regulatory Affairs Certificate from University of Maryland Global Campus.
Ms. Stefko regularly engages with regulatory agencies advocating for patient access to compounded medications and innovative medicine.