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FDA official to speak at RC as part of ACS event

Wednesday, February 17, 2010  
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For immediate release – 2/12/10
Contact: Dr. Fred Hadley, Rockford College Chemistry Dept., 815-226-4170

An official with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will address the Rock River chapter of the American Chemical Society at its next meeting, February 22, 7:30 p.m. at Rockford College Starr Science Room 201. 

Dr. Scott Goldie is a regulatory health project manager for quality within the Office of New Drug Quality Assessment, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the FDA. Topic of his talk is "How a Molecule Becomes a Drug.” His talk is free and open to the public.

Among other duties, Goldie participates in the development and documentation of policies and procedures related to new drugs and investigational drug applications. Prior to joining the FDA, Goldie was a senior scientist in pharmaceutical analysis at the former Shire Laboratories where he developed and validated analytical methodologies in support of drug delivery formulation development.

Goldie received his bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Wayne State University and his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Michigan State University. He is a former National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council Post-Doctoral Associate at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He has also obtained a certificate in public health from Georgetown University.

Prior to his talk, he will meet informally for dinner at 6 p.m. with members of the local ACS chapter at Dos Reales Restaurant, 5855 E. State St. Cost for the dinner is $10 for ACS members and $5 for high school teachers. For more information, call Glenda Riggins at 815-226-4152.

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