Dr. Venus Dookwah-Roberts joined Omeza as Director of Research and Development. Her responsibilities include planning, coordinating, and overseeing all activities related to the extension of the current Omeza product platform, including creation of new products, integration of new raw materials, and related testing and analytics. She oversees the internal R&D testing and laboratory and manages the pipeline created by the Chief Innovations Officer. She will work closely with the Vice President, Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs and Director of Operations.
“We are delighted to have Dr. Roberts join our Omeza leadership team,” states founder and CEO Tom Gardner. “Her deep experience in analytical chemistry and new product development will be valuable assets as Omeza moves to the growth equity stage.”
Previously, Dr. Roberts was Laboratory Manager for Medical Toxicology Laboratory LLC and Medical DNA Labs LLC, part of Physician Partners of America in Tampa FL, and a Research and Development Scientist with Apex Labs of Tampa. Dr. Roberts received her Master of Science Degree in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and PhD in Chemistry from Georgia Institute of Technology. She has earned the NRCC – Toxicology Chemist Certification, Florida State Lab Director License and NY State Department of Health Certificate of Qualification HCLD License.