Steven WalfishPrincipal Science & Standards Liaison at United States Pharmacopeia (USP)
Mr. Walfish is Principal Science & Standards Liaison in the Global Science and Standards Division at United States Pharmacopeia (USP). Prior to this role Mr. Walfish was Principal Statistician at BD in Franklin Lakes, NJ. He is responsible for supporting continuous improvement efforts and process development for worldwide operations. Prior to BD he was a statistician at GE Healthcare in Waukesha, WI. Previously, Steven was President of Statistical Outsourcing Services, a consulting company that provides statistical analysis and training to the FDA regulated industries. Prior to starting Statistical Outsourcing Services, Mr. Walfish was the Senior Manager Biostatistics, Non-clinical at Human Genome Sciences in Rockville MD.
Mr. Walfish brings over 25 years of industrial expertise in the development and application of statistical methods for solving complex business issues including data collection, analysis and reporting. Steven has experience applying statistical methods to design control verification and validation. Steven has been part of three 510(k) submission and numerous meetings with the FDA.
Mr. Walfish has been an invited lecturer at Medical Design and Manufacturer (MD&M), Institute of Validation Technology (IVT) and Advanstar conferences. Mr. Walfish has been a speaker at ASQ Division and Section conferences. He is also an editorial board member for BioPharm International, and a regular contributor to the magazine.
Mr. Walfish is a senior member of ASQ, a certified quality engineer and past chair of the Biomedical Division (2006-07). Mr. Walfish holds a Bachelors of Arts in Statistics from the University of Buffalo, Masters of Science in Statistics from Rutgers University and an Executive MBA from Boston University.