Alice M. Tira is Vice President, Global Quality Systems at USP. She oversees all aspects of USP’s Global Quality Management System including the certification to ISO 9001 and ISO 17025. Ms. Tira has over twenty years of leadership experience in the development, implementation, and success of quality programs. Prior to joining USP, she served as site head of the Quality Assurance department at Valeant Pharmaceuticals (previously Biovail Corporation). During her time at Valeant, Alice was responsible for overseeing the management of all Quality Assurance activities, spanning from product development to commercial manufacture of pharmaceutical solid dosage forms.
Her experience includes knowledge and expertise in U.S FDA regulations, cGMPs, ICH, ISO 9001, ISO 17025, and ISO 17034. Ms. Tira earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Health/Science from Louisiana State University.