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., Senior Vice President, Chemical Medicines bka@usp.org +1-301-230-7449 Science-Chemical Medicines Group Leader
Clydewyn Anthony, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison cma@usp.org +1-301- 816-8139 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Fouad Atouf, Ph.D., Vice President, Science, Global Biologics fa@usp.org +1-301-816-8365 Science-Global Biologics Group Leader
Chisty SKM Basha, MS, Associate Science & Standards Liaison skb@usp.org India Science-Global Biologics
Shy Bhattacharya, Ph.D., Associate Science & Standards Liaison shy.bhattacharya@usp.org +1-301-816-8168 Science-Global Biologics
Tsion Bililign, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison tb@usp.org +1-301-816-8286 Science-Chemical Medicines
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
Edmond Biba, Ph.D., Senior 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
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
Moji Bonakdar, Ph.D., Senior Director, Science – Chemical Medicines moji.bonakdar@usp.org + 1-301-816-8570 Science-Chemical Medicines Group Leader
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., Senior Scientific Liaison anb@usp.org +1-301-230-6303 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Botanical Dietary Supplement and Herbal Medicines EC, Intentional Adulteration of DS with Drugs EP
Hillary Cai, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison hzc@usp.org +1-301-230-3379 Science-Chemical Medicines Team Leader, CHM2
Kevin Carrick, Ph.D., Director klc@usp.org +1-301-230-6369 Science-Global Biologics  
Brittany Casino, M.S., Expert Committee Manager brittany.casino@usp.org +1-301-692-3297 Science-Operations  
Tsz “Tiffany” Chan, Pharm.D., Associate Scientific Liaison, Compounding tiffany.chan@usp.org +1-301-230-6369 Science-Healthcare Quality Standards  
Edith Chang, Ph.D., Team Leader yes@usp.org +1-301-816-8392 Science-Chemical Medicines Team Leader, CHM6
Michael Chang, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison mxc@usp.org +1-301-230-3217 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Claire Chisolm, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison cnc@usp.org +1-301-230-3215 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Gina Clapper, M.S., Senior Scientific Liaison gina.clapper@usp.org +1-301-275-8271 Science-Foods Food Ingredients EC, Olive Oil Authenticity & Quality EP, Honey EP
Lisa Corbin, Technical Services Manager 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, Enzyme EP, Total Protein Determination EP
Natalia Davydova, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison nd@usp.org +1-301-816-8328 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines  
Sean Delaney, Ph.D., Assistant Scientific Liaison sean.delaney@usp.org +1-240- 221-4708 Science-Excipients Excipient Monographs 1 EC, Excipient Monographs 2 EC, Glycerin EP, Talc Methods EP, <1059> Excipient Performance EP, PDG
Ken Freebern, M.S., Senior Expert Committee Manager krf@usp.org +1-301-816-8163 Science-Operations  
Leslie Furr, M.S., Associate Scientific Liaison leslie.furr@usp.org +240-221-2022 Science-General Chapters Packaging, Storage, and Distribution EC, Microbiology EC, Dosage Forms EC,
Steve Gendel, Ph.D., Senior Director, Science-Foods steven.gendel@usp.org +301-692-3375 Science-Foods 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
Nicholas J. Garito Jr., Ph.D., Scientific Liaison njg@usp.org +1-301-816-8321 Strategic Customer Development  
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 Science-Operations Quality and Policy
Jeanine Gould -Kostka, Senior Manager, Expert Committee Operations jlg@usp.org +1-301-816-8560 Science-Operations Senior Manger, Expert Committee Operations
Ed Gump, Ph.D., Senior Director, Science – Chemical Medicines ed.gump@usp.org +301-230-6332 Science-Chemical Medicines Group Leader
Ying Han, Ph.D., Associate Science& Standards Liaison ying.han@usp.org +1-301-692-3294 Science-Global Biologics BIO4-Antibiotics EC
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  
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
Pavani Jagu, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Liaison pavani.jagu@usp.org India Science-Chemical Medicines  
Heather Joyce, Ph.D., Team Leader hrj@usp.org +1-301-998-6792 Science-Chemical Medicines Team Leader CHM4
Maura C. Kibbey, Ph.D., Staff Scientist,
Education & Training 
mck@usp.org +1-301-230-6309 Science-Global Biologics  
Mary Koleck, Ph.D., Senior 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 Manager, Food Standard kxb@usp.org +1-301-816-8356 Science-Foods Team Leader
Richard Lew, M.S., PMP, Team Lead, Expert Committee Operations rll@usp.org +1-240-221-2060 Science-Operations Team Leader
(Tong) Jenny Liu, Ph.D., Seior Scientific Liaison jyl@usp.org +1-240-221-2072 Science-Excipients Excipient Monographs 1 EC, Glycerin EP, Talc Methods EP, PDG
Cuiying (Macy) Ma, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison cm@usp.org +1-301-230-637 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Botanical Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines EC, HMC East Asia EP
Emily Madden, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison emily-madden@usp.org +1-301-816-8319 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines DS Admission Evaluations JS3, DSHM Nomenclature JSC
Feiwen Mao, M.S., Team Leader fm@usp.org +1-301- 816-8320 Science-Chemical Medicines Team Leader, CHM-3
Margareth R. C. Marques, Ph.D., Principal Scientific Liaison; 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
Diane McCarthy, Ph.D., Senior Manager diane.mccarthy@usp.org +1-301-692-3637 Science-Global Biologics  
John McKenna, M.S.L.S., Expert Committee Manager jxm@usp.org +1-301-816-8360 Science- Operations Group Leader
Krishna Menon, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison kqm@usp.org India Science-Global Biologics  
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 Botanical Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines EC
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 Administration Harmonization
Richard Nguyen,
Associate Scientific Liaison
rbn@usp.org +1-301-816-8170 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines, Monographs 6 EC
Hellen Oketch, PhD, Senior Manager, Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines hao@usp.org/a> +1-301-230-3249 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines

Team Leader
DS Admission Evaluations JS3, DSHM Nomenclature JSC,
Green Tea Extract Hepatotoxicity EP, DS Safety Modeling EP

Praveen Pabba, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison pkp@usp.org +1-301-816-8540 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Nicole Palmer, Manager, Volunteer Operations nep@usp.org + 1-240-221-2070 Science- Operations Volunteer Operations
Horacio Pappa, Ph.D., Director, General Chapters hp@usp.org +1-301-816-8319 Compendial Science
- General Chapters
Group Leader
Rebecca Potts, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Liaison rcp@usp.org +1-301-816-8567 Science-Global Biologics Biologics Monographs 3 Protein Complex Biologics 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
Sandeep Putty, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison sandeep.putty@usp.org +1 (301) 692-3664 Science-Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines  
Sujatha Ramakrishna, Ph.D., MBA, Principal Scientific Liaison sxr@usp.org +1-301-816-8349 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Sridevi Ramachandran, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Liaison sdr@usp.org India Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines Monographs 4 EC, Chemical
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
Dibyendu Saha, Ph.D., Senior Science and Standards Liaison adqs@usp.org India Science-Global Biologics  
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.,
Senior Scientific  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 Team Leader
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 Compounding 
Renee Settle, M.A., MBA, Director, Executive Secretariat and Writing Services rzs@usp.org +1-301-816-8189 Science-Operations Document Disclosure, Volunteer Operations, 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., Team Leader sns@usp.org +1-301-230-7426 Science-Chemical Medicines Team Leader CHM1
Jessica Simpson, M.P.H., Manager, Compendial Operations jcs@usp.org +1-301-816-8231 Compendial Operations Balloting Operations, Documentary Standards Operations, Stakeholder Operations
Mario P. Sindaco, M.S., M.B.A., Vice President, Science - Operations mys@usp.org +1-301-816-8246 Science-Operations Group Leader 
Misti Spann, Pharm.D., Scientific Liaison misti.spann@usp.org +1-301-816-8585 Science- Healthcare Quality Standards Nomenclature and Labeling, EC
Jacqueline D. Starkes, Senior Stakeholder OperationsCoordinator jws@usp.org +1-301-230-6358 Compendial Operations Stakeholder Operations
Jeanne Sun, Pharm.D., Manager, Compounding 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 Non-Botanical Dietary Supplements EC
Josan Thomas, M.S., Scientific Liaison josan.thomas@usp.org India +91 40 4448 8948 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Radhakrishna S. Tirumalai, Ph.D., Principal Scientific Liaison rst@usp.org +1-301-816-8339 Science-General Chapters Microbiology EC
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 Manager, Science & Standards Excipients hw@usp.org +1-301-816-8351 Science-Excipients Excipients Monographs 1 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-Chemical Medicines  
Kenny Xie, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison kyx@usp.org +1-240-221-2052 Science-Foods Food Ingredients EC, Dietary Proteins EP
Tongtong Xu, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Liaison tongtong.xu@usp.org +1-301-692-3659 Science-Foods Food Ingredients Expert Committee
Wei Yang, Ph.D., Scientific Liaison wiy@usp.org +1-301-816-8338 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines 2 EC
Yanyin Yan, Ph.D., Associate Scientific Liaison yanyin.yang@usp.org +1-301-692-3623 Science-Chemical Medicines  
Ren-Hwa Yeh, Ph.D., Team Leader rhy@usp.org +1-301-998-6818 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Medicines 5 EC
Kahkashan Zaidi, Ph.D., Principal Scientific Liaison kxz@usp.org +1-301-816-8269 Science-Chemical Medicines Chemical Analysis EC, Elemental Impurities EP, Aerosols
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
Yu (Julie) Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Science & Standards Liaison julie.zhang@usp.org +1-301-816-8350 Science-Global Biologics BIO4-Antibiotics EC