John Punzi, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Quality Assurance & Technical Affairs
John Punzi is
responsible for quality assurance and technical affairs activities for the
association. He is the coordinator for CHPA's Product Quality & Operations
Workshop and the CHPA liaison to the Manufacturing Controls Committee and its
subcommittees: the Compendia Subcommittee, the Stability Subcommittee, the
Impurities Break-out Group, the Environmental Subcommittee, and the
Nanotechnology Subcommittee. In addition, Punzi acts as CHPA's industry
liaison to the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) and oversees the industry's
involvement in USP monograph modernization. Punzi represents CHPA member
companies as their delegate to the 2015 USP Convention.
joining CHPA in 2011, Punzi worked for more than nine years as a senior
chemist at the Science and Technology Division of United States Department of
Agriculture and five years at the Health Effects Division at the
Environmental Protection Agency. He is experienced in quality assurance in
laboratory testing for food surveillance testing and technical issues
concerning pesticide regulatory affairs. Punzi was on the faculty at the
University of Rochester before beginning public service.
State University of New York at Brockport
Ph.D., Biochemistry, State
University of New York at Buffalo