Robert Femia, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Chemical Medicines & General Chapters

Robert Femia, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President, Chemical Medicines & General Chapters, for USP. Dr. Femia leads all scientific activities for chemical medicines and general chapters, and oversees our Industry Standards Collaboration function.

A widely published researcher and frequent presenter, Dr. Femia most recently served as North American Vice President of Research and Development and Regulatory Affairs at Sun Pharmaceutical. He brings more than twenty five years of leadership experience in various disciplines within the pharmaceutical industry including quality control and assurance, regulatory affairs, research and development and business development to his current role at USP.  His earlier employment history includes companies such as GAT/Nortec, Par Pharmaceutical, and Novartis, among others. 

Dr. Femia earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Fairfield University and his Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Chemistry from Seton Hall University.