Barbara A. Kochanowski, Ph.D.
Senior 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 period.
Kochanowski is a member of
the American Society of Nutrition. She also serves on the board of directors
of the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education.
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
M.S. and Ph.D., Nutritional Sciences,
University of Illinois