Vahe H. Apelian is born in Beirut. He received his primary and middle school level education at the Sourp (Saint) Nshan, presently Souren Khanamirian Armenian National School and his high school education at the Armenian Evangelical College presently the Yeprem and Martha Philibosian Armenian Evangelical College. He continued his education at the American University of Beirut where he received Sophomore Diploma in Arts and Sciences, B.S. in Pharmacy and M.S. in microbiology. Subsequently he was accepted as a fellow to be trained as a clinical pathologist at the American University Hospital. After immigrating to The United States in 1976, Vahe's career of over three decades spanned in the development of drug delivery systems with multinational pharmaceutical companies where he held scientific and managerial positions. He furthered his education while employed and received his second M.S. degree in Industrial Pharmaceutical Sciences and PhD in Pharmaceutics from St. John's University in New York. In recognition of his academic excellence, he is elected to Rho Chi, the only national Pharmaceutical Honors Society. Vahe has published, presented and co-authored in his line of specialty. He is the primary author of a U.S. Pharmaceutical Patent.
Vahe is married to Marie (Hosepian) who holds Doctor in Nursing Practitioner degree and is a former Lieutenant Colonel with the U.S. Army Reserves. They are blessed with two grown up sons.show more