The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) hired Holly Johnson, Ph.D., as its new chief science officer.
“We are excited to welcome Dr. Johnson to AHPA. Her extensive experience and knowledge will be a valuable asset to AHPA and its members, and will benefit the herbal products industry as a whole,” said AHPA President Michael McGuffin.
As AHPA's Chief Science Officer, Dr. Johnson will act as the primary scientific resource for the organization, providing individualized technical guidance to member organizations and helping the herbal industry use the latest science, technology and research to ensure consumers continue to have informed access to innovative, safe and effective herbal products.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to AHPA's efforts to promote the rational use of herbs and to help AHPA members leverage the latest science to meet the growing demand for botanicals in commerce,” said Dr. Johnson.
Prior to joining AHPA, Dr. Johnson was the laboratory director for Alkemist Labs, an ISO 17025 accredited natural products testing lab specializing in botanicals.
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