Dr. Horacio Pappa

United States Pharmacopeia (USP)

Modernizing USP Monographs with State-of-the-Art Methodology

Dr. Horacio Pappa, Director of General Chapters Department, United States Pharmacopeia (USP), discusses the goals of pharmacopeial modernization and the importance of new technologies in the process, such as the transition from titration to UHPLC.

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Dr. Horacio Pappa
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Dr. Horacio Pappa

Biography

Dr. Horacio Pappa is Director of the General Chapters Department at the United States Pharmacopeia More

Dr. Horacio Pappa

United States Pharmacopeia (USP)

Dr. Pappa has been with USP since 2003. He is currently the Director of the General Chapters Department, Science division of the USP. He provides scientific leadership to a team of scientific liaisons responsible for the activities of six different expert committees that cover the majority of the USP General Chapters. Horacio earned his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Buenos Aires. He has authored many publications and peer-reviewed articles and is a frequent speaker and instructor on topics related to Chromatography and Validation. Prior to joining USP, he worked in the pharmaceutical industry in QA/QC. Horacio held the position of Assistant Professor of Quality Control in the Faculty of Pharmacy at Buenos Aires University, and Executive Secretary of the Argentine Pharmacopeia in the period 1997-2001. He is a Quality Engineer certified by the American Society for Quality.