CHPA Vice President, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
M.S. and Ph.D., Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois
Dr. Barbara Kochanowski is responsible for regulatory and scientific affairs activities, including cooperative programs with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ingredient safety, and dietary supplement programs at CHPA, and serves as a member of the association’s senior management team.
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.