SPIFAN Expert Review Panel (ERP) Info to OMB (July 11, 2023)

Jonathan R. Draher

1172 Harrison Pond Dr. New Albany, OH 43054 (614) 282-5195, jonathan.draher@abbott.com

Professional Objective As a successful analytical chemist with 19 years of experience in the nutrition industry, I have shown to be a capable method developer and subject matter expert in mass spectrometry detection coupled to both liquid and gas chromatography. My experience with managing projects including an AOAC multi-lab study shows my ability to collaborate with laboratories globally and deliver results on a tight timeline. I am currently searching for opportunities to grow my knowledge and contribute to the analytical research community in a greater capacity. Experience Abbott Nutrition - Columbus, Ohio Senior Scientist, Global Analytical & Food Safety, 2017 to Current • Primarily responsible for analytical method development. Specializing in Mass Spectrometry. • Global SME for contaminants and nutrients including Furans, Melamine, Tryptophan, and Lipids. • Responsible for operation and maintenance of LC-MS and GC-MS instruments. • Provide analytical support for medical safety requests, sensory evaluations, and product development requests. • Collaborated on research projects with Tufts University Sensory and Science Center and Advion Inc. • Study Director for tryptophan SLV and MLT studies that resulted in AOAC method acceptance as Final Action status. • Author of multiple Abbott Nutrition internal methodologies including methods detecting furans and sensory taint and malodor compounds. • Participated in numerous internal method development and validation projects as a co-author. • Conducted method review for AOCS Codex STAN 234 Fats and Oils methods review. Scientist , Global Analytical & Food Safety, 2013 – 2017 • Primary responsibilities for LCMS method development for contaminants and nutrients. • Developed internal method to detect anions in potable water using LCMS. • Developed internal method to detect nine nitrogenous economic adulterants in milk-based ingredients. • Presented posters at numerous scientific conferences including ASMS and AOAC annual conferences. • Developed internal methodology for the simultaneous determination of inositol, choline, and carnitine in infant formula and adult nutritionals. • Received AN President’s Award for developing a method for the determination of DCD in milk-based ingredients. • Responsible for training and transfer of analytical methodology to global sights throughout the AN network Associate Scientist , Global Analytical & Food Safety, 2008 – 2013 • Assisted in method development of VOC’s in infant formula, adult nutritionals, and ingredients by GC-MS. • Responsible for maintenance and troubleshooting of multiple GC-MS systems. • Conducted method training and support for in house GC-MS analytical methods. • Authored or co-authored numerous internal technical papers detailing experiments to support all areas of the business. • Attended multi-day vendor training sessions on GC-MS and LC-MS operation and troubleshooting, and the interpretation of mass spectra. Laboratory Analyst , Global Analytical & Food Safety, 2000 – 2008 • Trained to execute suite of routine methods for amino acid determination in all Abbott Nutrition products. • Trained to execute suite of routine method for vitamin determination in all Abbott Nutrition products. • Participated in method improvement and validation projects. • Attended both off-site and in-house training sessions on HPLC operation and troubleshooting. • Gained valuable understanding of GLP and ISO laboratory practices for QC laboratories. • Consistently produced quality data used to release product and verify label claims. • Trained to operate over 30 different Abbott Nutrition analytical methods.

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