Fall Conference 2017 Presentations

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Richard Cleland

Assistant Director, Division of Advertising Practices, Federal Trade Commission

Mr. Cleland joined the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Advertising Practices in 1991. In 1996, Mr. Cleland was appointed Assistant to the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection...

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Robert Durkin

Deputy Director, Division of Dietary Supplements, Food and Drug Administration

Bob Durkin is the Deputy Director of the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP) in FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN). He has been in this role since July 2016, and prior...

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Emily Marden

Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP - Food, Drug and Medical Device Regulatory Practice

Emily Marden is counsel in Sidley’s Food and Drug Regulatory group. She has an expansive practice in which she addresses regulatory and strategic issues relating to pharmaceuticals, biologics, foods,...

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Melissa Riddell

Technical Services Manager, Batory

Melissa Riddell earned her BS in Food Science & Human Nutrition in 2000 and her MS in Food Science in 2001 from the University of Florida. Her professional career began at ACH Foods, where...

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Ramiro Fernando Goñi Barba

President and Founder, Lindy Pharma

Ramiro F. Goñi B. (M.B.A.) has more than 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical (OTC and Rx) and neutraceutical softgel manufacturing operations, technology transfer, product development and facility....

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Missy Lowery

Head of Integrated Marketing, Capsugel

Missy Lowery is the Head of Integrated Marketing at Capsugel (now a Lonza company) serving a diverse customer base in health & nutrition, pharmaceutical and over-the-counter products. Prior to joining...

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Dr. Jeffrey Raber, ph.D.

CEO, Founder - The Werc Shop, Executive Director of ACCI

Dr. Jeffery Raber earned his Ph.D. in chemistry in 2002 from USC, where he was a Harold and Lillian Moulton Fellow. He holds multiple patents, has published several peer-reviewed...

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Dan Fabricant Ph.D.

Executive Director/CEO - Natural Products Association

Dr Fabricant is responsible for implementing board policy for the advancement and protection of the natural products industry, while overseeing every aspect of the association’s programs...

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