As laboratory manager, Alison is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Smithers analytical services laboratory in Akron, Ohio, including management of client projects and a team of chemists. The analytical services lab
in Akron supports extractables and leachables
studies for the medical device
, and food
Alison first joined Smithers as a principal scientist in 2017. She has over a decade of experience in chemistry and research management in the pharmaceutical industry. She most recently worked as a research scientist at the Charles River Laboratory in Ashland, Ohio. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Hillsdale College.