Dr. Stephen Doherty,
Director of Analytical Bioanalytical Chemistry,
Dr. Doherty serves as Director of the Analytical/Bioanalytical Chemistry Services. In addition, he oversees chemical testing and characterization of medical devices and related products. He develops experimental study designs to address client specific test and regulatory requirements. Prior to joining Toxikon, Dr. Doherty conducted preclinical development of biopolymer-based products for medical device applications. He has designed, synthesized and characterized polymer formulations and evaluated the chemical and physical properties of materials. Dr. Doherty is the author of a number articles and book chapters on polymer formulation, testing, and applications. In addition, he is an invited speaker at Extractable/Leachable conferences throughout the country. Dr. Doherty received his B.A. in Chemistry from Colby College and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of New Hampshire.