Dr. Shah is a pharmaceutical consultant. He is now Chair of Regulatory Sciences Special Interest Group of International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), and an Adjunct Faculty at JSS University, India. He is a Member of Honor of Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences (2002). Dr. Shah is a Member of Board of Directors of Product Quality Research Institute (PQRI).
Dr. Shah retired from US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) as a Senior Research Scientist after 30 years of service in July 2005. While at FDA, he has developed several Regulatory Guidances for Pharmaceutical Industry in the area of dissolution, SUPAC, bioequivalence and biopharmaceutics. He has received several FDA Awards including Award of Merit, Scientific Achievement Award and Distinguished Career Service Award.
Dr. Shah is author/co-author of over 300 scientific papers and is a co-editor of four books. Dr. Shah was the President of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist (AAPS) in 2003. He is a Fellow of AAPS and FIP. Dr. Shah is a recipient of AAPS Distinguished Service Award, Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress (PSWC) Research Achievement Award, FIP Lifetime Achievement Award in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Honorary Doctorate from Semmelweis University, Hungary and from University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila Bucharest, Romania.