Darryl Sullivan is the Director of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs at the Nutrition Chemistry and Food Safety Division, Covance Laboratories, Madison, WI, USA. Sullivan acts as the Primary Liaison with food, nutritional and dietary supplement companies as well as providing expertise on designing comprehensive testing programs to meet scientific and regulatory requirements. In this role, he is often called upon as an Expert Witness for litigation and dispute resolution. He has managed numerous different departments at Covance including lab operations, research and development, client services, sample management, sample preparation and study direction as well as a satellite laboratory in Michigan.Sullivan received his B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA, and has more than 30 years of experience in laboratory testing of food and dietary supplements. He is considered to be an expert in the field of validation of analytical methods, having served for three years as Chair of the AOAC International Official Methods Board. He is currently the Past President and Secretary of the AOAC International Board of Directors. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the AOAC Research Institute. He is the Chair of the Analytical Laboratories Committee of the American Herbal Product Association and is a Member of the Joint Committee on Dietary Supplements of NSF. Sullivan has developed and validated hundreds of analytical methods in the areas of nutrient and residue testing and is the author of more than 50 publications and over 100 scientific presentations. In addition, he is the Past Chair of the AOAC Dietary Supplement Task Group and coeditor of the book Methods of Analysis for Nutrition Labeling.
Biography Updated on 7 June 2012