Tara Scherder,

MS Statistics, BS Chemical Engineering, Master Blackbelt

Tara Scherder has 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry as a CMC and manufacturing statistician, educator, and master black belt. Her experience has provided extensive knowledge across the spectrum of product manufacturing platforms, analytical sciences and CMC requirements. Teams frequently recognize her for practical, fit-for-purpose solutions. She passionately shares the opportunity for patient and business benefit through the powerful combination of statistics and science, frequently speaking at industry forums and publishing on the practical incorporation of statistical methods for Lifecycle Process Validation. Her formal education includes a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a MS degree in Statistics from Carnegie Mellon University.