Holly Zahner, PhD FDA

Dr. Holly Zahner is a Supervisory Toxicologist with the US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA/CVM). She received her BA in Biology from St. Mary's College of Maryland, and an MS and Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology from the Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University. Dr. Zahner has worked at the FDA/CVM for over six years evaluating the environmental safety of a variety of new animal drugs applications (NADA), generic abbreviated new animal drug applications (ANADA), and import tolerances (IT) for food-producing and companion animals. She received the FDA Outstanding Service Award in 2011 for her work on developing Center-level policy and risk assessment approaches to evaluate the potential environmental risks of animal drugs containing steroid hormones. Dr. Zahner became Leader of the Environmental Safety Team at FDA/CVM in May of 2013.