Scientific and Operational

Donna Cordasco

Director Quality Assurance
Donna Cordasco is an independent consultant with more than 30 years of diverse experience in the areas of quality systems development, regulatory compliance, and laboratory management. Donna supports the Human Vaccines Project in a quality assurance role. She previously served as Director of Laboratory QA at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative. Donna has held several quality management and laboratory management roles within the pharmaceutical industry including Sr. Director of Quality and Compliance at Vensun Pharmaceuticals, Head of QA/QC & Regulatory at IGI Laboratories, Inc., and Director of QC at Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries, Inc. While at Faulding/Purepac Pharmaceutical Company, she managed QC and Analytical Development laboratories and served in various project management, strategic planning, and process improvement  roles. Early in her career, Ms. Cordasco served as an Adjunct Professor in Organic and Biochemistry and as a Research Scientist at NYU Medical Center. She holds a B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of New Hampshire and an M.S. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from New York University.