The NAPPSA Member of the Month - a forum to recognize and thank a NAPPSA member who has supported the Association's endeavors. Each month, NAPPSA highlights one member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty. We hope you enjoy learning about your fellow members and always encourage your participation in Association events and activities.
NAPPSA is proud to recognize Dr. Nonye Onyewuenyi, as Member of the Month for April 2013. She is a current member of NAPPSA Board of Trustees and Chair of the Publications Committee. Dr. Onyewuenyi is also a member of the National Conference Organizing Committee (NCOC) with primary responsibility for arranging plenary and scientific sessions for the Annual Scientific Conference.
Dr. Onyewuenyi is a Principal Research Scientist at Mallinckrodt, the Pharmaceutical Business of Covidien (formerly TycoHealthcare), St. Louis, Missouri. Prior to joining Mallinckrodt, she worked as the Analytical Project Lead in the Drug Delivery Technology Group of ALZA Corporation, Silicon Valley, California where she managed a formulation team responsible for controlled-release products.
Dr. Onyewuenyi is a current member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) group to the US Pharmacopeia’s Prescription/Non-prescription Stakeholder Forums. She is also an appointed Associate to the Committee on Women Chemists of the American Chemical Society.
Dr. Onyewuenyi has published over 40 peer-reviewed scientific papers and holds several scientific patents.
Thank you, Dr. Onyewuenyi for your valuable leadership in NAPPSA and the discipline of pharmaceutical science