Niraj Mehta, PhD Merck

Dr. Mehta has been with Merck for three years and leads the Global Quality Strategic Programs and Regulatory Intelligence team within Merck’s Manufacturing Division. The team is responsible for the management of external policy and advocacy, and execution of processes to ensure Merck’s Quality Compliance excellence.

Prior to joining Merck, he spent 10 years at the U.S. FDA in various roles including Senior Pharmacologist within the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). His last role was within FDA’s Office of Commissioner where he helped facilitate the adoption and implementation of the US-EU Mutual Recognition Agreement. He holds a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.