USP Standards Development Staff

STAFF NAME EMAIL PHONE SCIENCE DIVISION SUPPORTING Council of Expert Committee/Panel (s) or Function Role
Jaap Venema, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer & Chair, Council of Experts jpv@usp.org +1-301-230-6318 Science Division Council of Experts
Bruk Alemayehu, M.B.A., Vice President, Global Standards Management and Operations bka@usp.org +1-301-230-7449 Global Standards Management and Operations Global Laboratory Operations Administration
Clydewyn Anthony, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison cma@usp.org +1-301- 816-8139 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Kamalpreet Arora, Ph.D., Science & Standards Liaison kta@usp.org +1-301-816-8287 Science-Global Biologics Biological Analysis EC, Cell Banking EP,
Fc-Function Assays EP
Fouad Atouf, Ph.D., Vice President, Science, Global Biologics fa@usp.org +1-301-816-8365 Science-Global Biologics Group Leader
Shawn C. Becker, MS, BSN Senior Director, USP Healthcare Quality and Safety scb@usp.org +1-301-816-8216 Science-Healthcare Quality and Safety Group Leader
Premal Bhatt, M.Sc., MS, Associate Scientific Liaison pyb@usp.org +1-301-230-3362 Science-Foods  
Edmond Biba, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison exb@usp.org +1-301-230-3270 Science-General Chapters Chemical Analysis EC, Physical Analysis EC,
Analytical Methodologies Based on Light scattering EP,
Quality Standards for Pharmaceutical Continuous Manufacturing EP
Elizabeth Bladen, M.A, M.L.S., Documentary Standards Operations Program Manager edb@usp.org +1-301-816-8383 Documentary Standards Operations Documentary Standards Operations
Donna Bohannon, R.Ph., Scientific Liaison dzb@usp.org +1-301-230-3252 Science-Healthcare Quality and Safety Healthcare Quality and Safety EC, Allergy Intolerance EP,
Health Literacy EP
William E. Brown, Senior Scientific Liaison web@usp.org +1-301-816-8380 Science-Chemical Medicines Dosage Forms EC, General Chapters EC
Anton Bzhelyansky, M.S., Scientific Liaison anb@usp.org +1-301-230-6303 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines  
Hillary Cai, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison hzc@usp.org +1-301-230-3379 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines 2 EC
Kevin Carrick, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison klc@usp.org +1-301-230-6369 Science-Global Biologics  
Edith Chang, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison yes@usp.org +1-301-816-8392 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Michael Chang, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison mxc@usp.org +1-301-230-3217 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Claire Chisolm, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Liaison cnc@usp.org +1-301-230-3215 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Liwen Chen, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Liaison lzc@usp.org +1-301-230-3388 Science-Foods  
Lisa Corbin, Technical Services Scientist rstech@usp.org +1-301-816-8129 Strategic Customer Development Reference Standard Queries
Elena Curti, Ph.D., Associate Science & Standards Liaison eac@usp.org +1-301-998-6803 Science-Global Biologics Glatiramer Acetate EP, Residual DNA EP,
Total Protein Determination EP, Validation of Commercial Test Kits EP
Natalia Davydova, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison nd@usp.org +1-301-816-8328 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines  
Huy T. Dinh, M.S., Senior Scientific Liaison htd@usp.org +1-301-816-8594 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Dietary Supplements EC, General Chapters EC, Chemical Analysis, EC
Karen Everstine, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison kde@usp.org +1-301-816-8513 Science-Foods Food Adulteration EP, Hazards Identification EP
Robert A. Femia, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Chemical Medicines rzf@usp.org +1-301-230-7416 Science-Chemical Medicines and General Chapters Group Leader
Gabriel I. Giancaspro, Ph.D., Vice President, Dietary Supplements & Herbal Medicines gig@usp.org +1-301-816-8343 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Group Leader
Nora Suarez-Giancaspro, M.S., Team Lead & Senior Scientific Liaison, Spanish nrs@usp.org +1-301-816-8326 Publications Spanish Translation EP
Brian D. Gilbert, Ph.D., Technical Services Manager bg@usp.org +1-301-816-8223 Strategic Customer Development Chemical Medicines Queries
Kit Goldman, Ph.D.,
Director, Dietary Supplements & Herbal Medicines- Science
kit.goldman@USP.org +1-301-692-3597 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Group Leader
Elena Gonikberg, Ph.D., Principal Scientific Liaison eg@usp.org +1-301-816-8251 Compendial Science Quality and Policy
Antonio Hernandez–Cardoso, M.Sc., Senior Scientific Liaison ahc@usp.org +1-301-816-8308 Science-General Chapters Chemical Analysis EC, General Chapters EC, Physical Analysis EC, Pharmaceutical Waters EP,
Modernization of Identification Tests EP,
Modernization of Organic Impurities Tests EP
Galina V. Holloway, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison gyh@usp.org +1-301-816-8133 Science-Excipients Excipients 1 EC, Chemical Analysis EC, Physical Analysis EC, General Chapters EC
Gerald Hsu, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison gdh@usp.org +1-240-221-2097 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Michael Huang, Ph.D. Senior Science & Standards Liaison bmh@usp.org +1-301-692-3348 Science-Global Biologics BIO1-Peptides EC, Insulins EC,
Joint Standard Setting Subcommittee
-Biologics (JS3-BIO)
Desmond G. Hunt, Ph.D., Principal Scientific Liaison dgh@usp.org +1-301-816-8341 Science-General Chapters Physical Analysis EC, Dosage Forms EC, Packaging, Storage, and Distribution EC
Kristi Jacobs, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison klj@usp.org + 301-692-3295 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines  
Heather Joyce, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison hrj@usp.org +1-301-998-6792 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines 4 EC
Maura C. Kibbey, Ph.D., Director, Science & Standards, Biologics mck@usp.org +1-301-230-6309 Science-Global Biologics Group Leader
Mary Koleck, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison mpk@usp.org +1-301-230-7420 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Diana Kwan, Pharm.D., Associate Scientific Liaison dck@usp.org +1-240-221-4625 Science-Healthcare Quality and Safety Healthcare Quality and Safety EC, All Marketed Products EP, Parental Nutrition Safety EP
Nam-Cheol Kim, PhD, Scientific Liaison nck@usp.org +1-301-230-7428 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Botanical Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines EC,
HMC South Asia EP, Medical Cannabis EP
Robert Lafaver, M.S., Technical Services Manager rhl@usp.org +1-301-816-8335 Strategic Customer Development Excipient Queries
Kristie Laurvick, M.S., Senior Scientific Liaison kxb@usp.org +1-301-816-8356 Science-Foods Group Leader
(Tong) Jenny Liu, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison jyl@usp.org +1-240-221-2072 Science-Excipients Excipient Monographs 1 EC, Glycerin EP, Talc EP, Harmonization, PDG
Cuiying (Macy) Ma, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison cm@usp.org +1-301-230-637 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines HMC East Asia EP
Mao Feiwen, M.S., Senior Scientific Liaison fm@usp.org +1-301- 816-8320 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Margareth R. C. Marques, Ph.D., Principal Scientific Liaison; Latin American mrm@usp.org +1-301-816-8106 Science-General Chapters Dosage Forms EC, General Chapters EC, Physical Analysis EC, Chemical Analysis EC,
Use of Enzymes in Dissolution Testing of Gelatin Capsules EP,
Liquid Filled Capsules EP, Ophthalmic Preparations EP, Performance Tests for Semisolids EP, Solubility Criteria for Veterinary Products EP
Caroline Martin, Director, Publications cmw@usp.org +1-301-816-8521 Publications Group Leader
Krishna Menon, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison kqm@usp.org India Science-Global Biologics Joint Standard Setting Subcommittee
– Biologics (JS3-BIO)
Manoj Kumar Metta, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison mkm@usp.org India Science-Global Biologics  
Donald Min, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison ddm@usp.org +1-301-230-7457 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Maria Monagas, PhD, Scientific Liaison mjm@usp.org +1-301-230-7422 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines  
Jeffrey Moore, Ph.D., Senior Director, Scientific Strategy & Planning jm@usp.org +1-301-816-8288 Science Administration  
Kevin T. Moore, Ph.D., Senior Manager, Pharmacopeial Collaboration ktm@usp.org +1-301-816-8369 Compendial Science Harmonization
Tina S. Morris, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Compendial Science tsm@usp.org +1-301-816-8397 Compendial Science Group Leader
Akhilesh Nagaich, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison akn@usp.org +1-301-230-3389 Science-Healthcare Quality and Safety Nomenclature and Labeling EC
Richard Nguyen,
Associate Scientific Liaison
rbn@usp.org +1-301-816-8170 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines 6 EC
Hellen Oketch, PhD, Senior Scientific Liaison hao@usp.org/a> +1-301-230-3249 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines DS Admission Evaluations JS3, DSHM Nomenclature JSC,
Green Tea Extract Hepatotoxicity EP, DS Safety Modeling EP
Horacio Pappa, Ph.D., Director, General Chapters hp@usp.org +1-301-816-8319 Compendial Science
- General Chapters
Group Leader
Praveen Pabba, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison pkp@usp.org +1-301-816-8540 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Rebecca Potts, Ph.D., Assistant Science & Standards Liaison rcp@usp.org +1-301-816-8567 Science-Global Biologics Biologics Monographs 2-Proteins EC
Ramanujam Prasad, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison rsp@usp.org +1-301-816-8211 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Morgan Puderbaugh, B.S., Senior Scientific Liaison mxp@usp.org +1-301-998-6833 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines 1 EC, Chemical Medicines 3 EC
Sujatha Ramakrishna, Ph.D., MBA, Principal Scientific Liaison sxr@usp.org +1-301-816-8349 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Ravi Ravichandran, Ph.D., Principal Scientific Liaison rr@usp.org +1-301-816-8330 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines 4 EC, Radioactive Drugs EP,
Non-radioactive Imaging Agents EP
Sridevi Ramachandran, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Liaison sdr@usp.org India Science-Global Biologics  
Dibyendu Saha, Ph.D., Science and Standards Liaison adqs@usp.org India Science-Global Biologics Chemical Analysis EC, Viral Vaccines EP,
Vaccine Polysaccharide NMR Identity Testing EP
Leonel Santos, Ph.D., Director, Science-Chemical Medicines lxs@usp.org +1-301-816-8168 Science-Chemical Medicines Group Leader
Nandakumara Sarma, Ph.D., Director, Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines dns@usp.org +1-301-816-8354 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Group Leader
Dale Schmidt, M.S.,
Science & Standards Liaison
dls@usp.org +1-301-230-7458 Science-Global Biologics Biologics Stability EP
Rick Schnatz, Pharm. D., Senior Manager, Healthcare Quality and Safety rxs@usp.org +1-301-816-8526 Science-Healthcare Quality and Safety Compounding EC
K. Kalyana Seela, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison kks@usp.org +1-301-816-8151 India  
Brian Serumaga, Ph.D., Science Program Manager bns@usp.org +1-301-692-3302 Science-Healthcare Quality and Safety  
Renee Settle, M.A., MBA, Director, Executive Secretariat and Writing Services rzs@usp.org +1-301-816-8189 Science-Operations Document Disclosure, Volunteer Affairs, Writing Services
Slavica Shane, M.S., Scientific Liaison sis@usp.org +1-301-230-3384 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines Monographs 1 EC
Catherine M. Sheehan, M.S., Senior Director, Excipients cxs@usp.org +1-301-816-8262 Science-Excipients Group Leader
Shankari Shivaprasad, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison sns@usp.org +1-301-230-7426 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Jessica Simpson, M.P.H., Supervisor, Stakeholder Affairs jcs@usp.org +1-301-816-8231 Documentary Standards Operations Balloting Operations, Documentary Standards Operations, Stakeholder Affairs
Mario P. Sindaco, M.S., M.B.A., Senior Director, Science - Operations mys@usp.org +1-301-816-8246 Science-Operations Group Leader Executive Secretariat
Jacqueline D. Starkes, Stakeholder Affairs Coordinator jws@usp.org +1-301-230-6358 Documentary Standards Operations Stakeholder Affairs
Jeanne Sun, Pharm.D., Scientific Liaison jhs@usp.org +1-301-230-3361 Science-Healthcare Quality and Safety Compounding EC
Fatkhulla K. Tadjimukhamedov, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Liaison fkt@usp.org +1-301-230-3216 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines  
Radhakrishna S. Tirumalai, Ph.D., Principal Scientific Liaison rst@usp.org +1-301-816-8339 Science-General Chapters Microbiology EC,
Toxicology General Chapters EP
Hermes van der Lee, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Global Laboratory Operations hv@usp.org +1-301-998-6804 Global Laboratory Operations Global Laboratory Operations Administration
Domenick Vicchio, Ph.D., Director, Science Chemical Medicines dwv@usp.org +1-301-998-6828 Science-Chemical Medicines Group Leader
Steven Walfish, M.S., Principal Science Liaison slw@usp.org +1-301-230-6322 Science-General Chapters Statistics EC
Hong Wang, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison hw@usp.org +1-301-816-8351 Science-Excipients Excipients1 EC, Chemical Analysis EC, Physical Analysis EC, General Chapters EC
Andrzej Wilk, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison aw@usp.org +1-301-816-8305 Science-Healthcare Quality and Safety Nomenclature and Labeling EC
Ahalya Wise, M.S., Director, Science-Chemical Medicines aww@usp.org +1-301-816-8161 Science-Chemical Medicines Group Leader
Kenny Xie, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison kyx@usp.org +1-240-221-2052 Science-Foods Non-Targeted Methods for Milk Ingredients EP
Wei Yang, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison wiy@usp.org +1-301-816-8338 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines 2 EC
Ren-Hwa Yeh, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison rhy@usp.org +1-301-998-6818 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines 4 EC, Chemical Medicines 5 EC
Seong Jae Yoo, PhD, Scientific Liaison sjy@usp.org +1-301-230-6366 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines  
Kahkashan Zaidi, Ph.D., Principal Scientific Liaison kxz@usp.org +1-301-816-8269 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Analysis EC, Elemental Impurities EP
Peng Zhang, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison pgz@usp.org +1-301-692-3454 Science-Excipients Excipients 1 EC, Chemical Analysis EC, Physical Analysis EC, General Chapters EC,
<1059> Excipient Performance EP