Personal Info


Prior to joining the Chemistry Department at RCBC, I spent 20 years in the private sector. I have held positions in research, quality control, product development, and management. Some of the industries I have experience in are foods, metallurgy, inks and inkjet systems, and medical products.

Educational Experience

Rowan College at Burlington County; Mount Laurel, NJ (2001-present)
Chemistry Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry
Assistant Coach, Women’s Soccer (2001-2002)

Thomas Jefferson University,
Philadelphia, PA (2002-2012)
Adjunct Professor
Taught General-Organic-Biological Chemistry

University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, PA (2003)
Nanotechnology curriculum development

Burlington County College;
Pemberton, NJ (1999-2001)
Adjunct Organic Chemistry Faculty
Developed and taught Organic Chemistry

Rowan University, Glassboro,
New Jersey (1994-1995)
Adjunct Chemistry Faculty
Developed and taught Advanced Color Chemistry course.
Taught General Chemistry in ACS approved program.

Research Interests and Experience

Chemistry of consumer products
Structure property relationships in organic compounds
Intellectual property
Development of medical products
Interfacial phenomena

Publications and Presentations

ACS Presentation 2012    Detection of Phthalates in Soft Plastic Fishing Lures.

JUCR Publication 2011     Analysis of brand name and Imposter Fragrances.

JUCR Publication 2010    Determinations of Ethanol Levels in Gasolines.

Education and Professional Development

1998 pre MBA Program Rowan University Glassboro, NJ
1991 MA degree Chemistry Temple University Philadelphia, PA
1988 BS degree Chemistry Rowan University Glassboro, NJ

Additional Certification and Training

Drexel University Nanotechnology Short Course

ISO 9001 International Quality Systems Auditor
FDA cGMP Good Manufacturing Practices Trainer/Auditor
Design Control
Leadership Skills
1999 NJ Department of Education Provisional Certificate of Eligibility
for Teacher of Chemistry/Physical Science.
1998 United States Soccer Federation Coaching License level “E”