John B. Atwater, Ph.D. has over 30 years of experience in analytical chemistry, quality assurance and healthcare product development. Dr. Atwater is currently the principal consultant at Ataqua Regulatory Services. Prior to that, he worked at USP for 19 years, where he last served as the senior director of USP’s verification programs. Dr. Atwater helped develop and implement the most stringent national/international verification program for dietary supplements, dietary ingredients, pharmaceutical excipients and active pharmaceutical ingredients. He joined USP after serving as director of the natural products analytical group at Hauser Technical Services, in Boulder, CO, where he worked with staff chemists to isolate natural drug actives and develop validated analytical test procedures for natural products analyses. Dr. Atwater earned his B.A. in chemistry from the Colorado College, and his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Colorado State University. He is a Regulatory Affairs Certified (RAC) professional and a member of the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS). He is a Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and a member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ).
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