Dr. Asha Bhavsar
Associate Principal Scientist, Analytical/Stability R&D, Bayer Consumer Healthcare, USA
Ms. Asha Bhavsar was born in Ahmedabad – Gujarat in a Gandhian family. She received her M.Sc. – in Chemistry from Gujarat State University and eventually earned her spot as a Scientist with Pfizer Inc. in Groton CT. During her 16 years career as a Scientist with Pfizer she received distinguished Scientist award for her Analytical skills. After her 16 year career with Pfizer she decided it was time for a change of scenery and weather and moved to warmer Memphis –TN where she works as an Assoc. Principal Scientist with Merck Inc. She has been awarded Excellence Scientist award for her contribution to the corporation. Ms. Bhavsar continues her passion for Chemistry and her enthusiasm for getting job well done.
Asha enjoys leveraging her broad scientific knowledge, business skills, and network of resources to find simple yet creative solutions to challenging problems. She is actively involved with various women’s, children’s, and educational non-profit organizations. During her spare time, when she is not cooking or gardening she helps run the family business - Health Resort in upstate NY.
Ms. Bhavsar is married to a Pharmacist and has a medical doctor daughter. She currently resides in Memphis with her husband Bipin and their dog Coco.