Susan Schniepp has 40 years of quality assurance experience in the pharma-ceutical industry. She served in leadership roles at Allergy Laboratories, Inc., OsoBio Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Searle, Abbott, and Hospira. She has earned several awards from the PDA, including its Distinguished Author Award, Dis-tinguished Service Award, and Gordon Personeus Award.
Sue’s publications include the book, Understanding the United States Pharma-copeia and the National Formulary: Demystifying the Standards-Setting Pro-cess, for which she was awarded the 2007 PDA’s Distinguished Author Award. She co-edited and contributed to the books Pharmaceutical Outsourc-ing: Quality Management and Project Delivery and SOPs Clear and Simple for Healthcare Manufacturers.
Serving as a volunteer in a number of capacities, she has served on the PDA Board of Directors from 2011- 2013 and from 2016- 2019 and is currently the Chair Elect (2020 - 2022). Sue has served on numerous planning committees, including the PDA/FDA Joint Regulatory Conference Planning Committee since 2002. She is currently working part of the working group writing a tech-nical report relating to manufacturing data integrity issues and participating in PDA’s standard setting activity regarding purchasing controls.
In addition to her PDA activities, Sue is an editorial advisory board member and columnist for Pharmaceutical Technology (since 2007) and BioPharm In-ternational Magazines. She holds a bachelor of science degree in Microbiology from Northern Illinois University.