US Food and Drug Administration
Dr. Heather Boyce works for the Office of Research and Standards, Office of Generic Drugs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration in White Oak, MD. Heather has over 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry including high level expertise in good manufacturing processes (GMP), pharmaceutical product development, bioequivalence trial design and analysis, and generic drug regulation.
In her current role, Heather proposes and manages the technical aspects of intramural and extramural research contracts and grants that help support and guide generic drug policy, regulation and decision making. Heather’s current topics of interest and research are focused on clinical study design, clinical pharmacology and generic equivalency.
In her 3 years at the FDA, Heather has been recognized at the CDER level in 3 different awards for her contributions towards regulatory work with high impact. She has also been authored on 3 peer reviewed publications.
Heather received her PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Pharmacy where her research focused on excipient properties and formulation design of pharmaceutical drug products. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry with a minor in mathematics from Temple University of Philadelphia, PA.