Barbara A. Kochanowski, Ph.D.
Vice President, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs
Barbara Kochanowski is
responsible for regulatory affairs activities, including
cooperative programs with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ingredient
safety, and dietary supplement programs at CHPA.
Prior to joining CHPA in
2009, Kochanowski worked for more than 23 years in R&D at The Procter
& Gamble Company (P&G), retiring in December 2008 as director, global personal health care, oral care, and feminine care product safety and regulatory affairs and corporate microbiology. She is experienced in
pharmaceutical, medical device, and dietary supplement regulatory affairs,
Rx-to-OTC switch, product safety, clinical research, and pharmacovigilance.
While at P&G, Kochanowski was very active in CHPA activities, serving as
chair of the Scientific Affairs Committee from 2007-2009, which brought with
it an ex officio position on the CHPA Board of Directors for the same
Kochanowski is a member of the American Society of Nutrition.
She also serves on the board of directors of the American Foundation for
Education: B.S., Pennsylvania State
M.S. and Ph.D., Nutritional Sciences, University of