Dr. Cynthia Barber is Senior Director of Global New Product Innovation at Perrigo Company PLC, a leading global healthcare supplier of over-the-counter health and wellness solutions that enhance individual wellbeing through quality, affordable self-care products. As a seasoned product development executive and entrepreneur, Cynthia possesses a winning combination of expertise in biochemistry, molecular genetics, protein chemistry, food science, regulatory affairs and diabetes research. She specializes in developing natural science-based products as well as biomedical research and regulatory affairs science.
In addition to her work with Perrigo, Cynthia has served on the Advisory Board for the Virginia Tech Department of Agriculture and Life Science and engages in philanthropy work to support diabetes research. She has taught regulatory affairs courses for the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) and has published articles both in molecular genetics and infant nutrition.
After earning a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Virginia Tech, Cynthia went on to complete a master’s degree in Biological & Physical Science and a doctorate in Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics from the University of Virginia. She co-holds patents with her mentor and colleague, C. David Allis, PhD of The Rockefeller University.
Cynthia credits her success to her hard work, perseverance, an innovative approach, and bringing safe products to market that are based on science and comply with regulatory standards.
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