Kelly L. Zaleski, Ph.D.
Kelly is currently Director of Product Development at BioConvergence LLC, a women-owned small business providing contract solutions to pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms including product development, small scale manufacturing and packaging, quality control release and stability testing, supply chain and materials management, and consulting services. Prior to joining BioConvergence, she worked in a variety of capacities at Cook Imaging, dba Cook Pharmaceutical Solutions, and Baxter Pharmaceutical Solutions, a subsidiary of Baxter Healthcare Corporation. Her fifteen years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry have encompassed product development, clinical and commercial manufacturing, project and contract management, marketing and business development, quality control, regulatory affairs, information technology and computer systems validation. She obtained her B.A. in chemistry (magna cum laude) and mathematics from Amherst College and her Ph.D. in bioinorganic chemistry from Stanford University. Her industry and community interests include AAAS, ACS, HBA (including roles as Treasurer, Vice President, Secretary and Mentoring Committee member), IHIF (board member 2006-2008 and chair of the Networking Committee), and IU’s School of Informatics Dean’s Advisory Council (board member 2007-2008 and member of the Diversity Committee).