AOAC OMB Review of SPIFAN Nutrient Members (April 2021)

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EXPERT REVIEW PANEL Stakeholder Panel on Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals (SPIFAN) DOCUMENTS REVIEW

Thursday, April 8, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL 2275 Research Blvd. Ste. 300 Rockville, MD, 20850 UNITED STATES 301.924.7077 x126



April 8, 2021


AOAC Official Methods Board


Delia Boyd, Sr. Manager

Subject: Proposal for Nutrients ERP for SPIFAN 3 Methods (Additional Candidates) AOAC is planning to convene an Expert Review Panel for AOAC SPIFAN Nutrient methods on Thursday, April 29, 2021 during the AOAC Analytical Methods Week (AMW) to be held virtually. The purpose of this meeting is to review candidate methods received based on an issued Call for Methods. To date, five (5) methods have been received. We are an additional name for review; these candidates are presented to serve on the nutrient expert review panel. The names of the candidates are as follows:


Philip Haselberger

(Abbott Nutrition)

RECOMMENDATION: To consider additional candidates in this proposal for the AOAC ERP for SPIFAN Nutrient Methods ( HMO ONLY ). In the following pages are the summaries of expertise for each candidate and the balance of perspective and region.

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Stakeholder Panel on Infant Formula & Adult Nutritionals (SPIFAN) Expert Review Panels (ERP) - (Nutrients) April 8, 2021 NUTRIENT PANEL 1. Darryl Sullivan 2. Sean Austin 3. Sneh Bhandari 4. Esther Campos-Gimenez/Adrienne McMahon 5. Scott Christiansen 6. Hans Cruijsen/Martine van Gool 7. Brendon Gill 8. Don Gilliland/Karen Schimpf 9. Philip Haselberger Eurofins (Chair) Nestlé (FOS/GOS Only) Independent Consultant Société des Produits Nestlé S.A./

Independent Consultant Wyeth Perrigo FrieslandCampina Fonterra Abbott Nutrition Abbott Nutrition (HMO Only) INTI Pickering Lab RB (Formerly Mead Johnson) NIST Independent Consultant (HMO Only) Independent Consul ant Waters Corp.

10. Estela Kneeteman 11. Maria Ofitserova

12. Thomas Vennard/Shay Phillips 13. Melissa Phillips/Kate Rimmer

14. Yannis Vrasidas 15. David Woollard 16. Jinchuan Yang

Proposed changes for:


1 . Philip Haselberger

Abbott Nutrition


1. Harvey Indyk

Fonterra Cooperative


Philip Haselberger (Abbott Nutrition)


EDUCATION Short Courses at Pittcon Conference, Chicago, IL


• Basic Theory, Instrumentation and Applications of Vibrational Spectroscopy (Raman, Mid-/Near-/Far-Infrared) in Materials and Life Sciences. • Analytical Spectroscopy Methods: Absorption, Fluorescence, Raman and SERS. • Immunoanalytical Methods for Environmental, Food and Clinical Analysis.

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 12 hours of graduate course work, analytical chemistry The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 35 hours of graduate course work, analytical chemistry



Capital University, Columbus, OH B.A. Chemistry (Pre-med) Minor: Biology Collegiate Fellowship Scholar


AWARDS Nominated to Abbott Day of Science & Technology for development of 2’-fucosyllactose test methodology & reference standard. Food Science & Technology Award – China GB Whey/Casein

2016 2015 2012 2009

Luminary Award (Team) – China GB Whey/Casein Certificate of Appreciation – Melamine Response Team


Abbott Nutrition, Columbus, OH Senior Scientist


Responsible for method development and optimization across multiple categories as follows: amino acids, protein, nucleotides, carbohydrates, and non-nutritive sweeteners. Capital University Teaching assistant/tutor Responsible for assisting in multiple undergraduate science courses and labs including: General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and Physics.


RELATED EXPERIENCE AOAC International, Rockville, MD Co-working group chair Amino Acid methodology for SPIFAN Provide some guidance and/or feedback on methods proposed for publication. United States Pharmacopeia, Rockville, MD Industry Subject Matter Expert Provide background knowledge especially of test methodologies for carbohydrates (especially prebiotics) and protein (especially amino acids) for round table discussions designed to influence food chemical codex (FCC) definitions of food ingredients. PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS “Determination of Fructans in Infant, Adult, and Pediatric Nutritional Formulas: Single-Laboratory Validation, First Action 2016.06” Journal of AOAC International Vol. 99, No. 6


2016 – present


“Calculation of Whey Protein Fraction in Milk-Based Infant Formula: First Action 2012.07” Journal of AOAC International Vol. 96, No. 3



English – native language French and German – speak, read, and write with basic competence

MEMBERSHIPS ACS (American Chemical Society) AOAC International (Association of Analytical Chemists) AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)

AOAC OFFICIAL METHODS BOARD (OMB) Review of AOAC SPIFAN Nutrients ERP Members e-Ballot April 8, 2021 Click here to complete the form or copy link below into browser

Deadline date is April 14, 2021



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