Laura A. Thoma
is responsible for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's
sterile product manufacturing and training programs.
has over 18 years' experience in training pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry personnel in all procedures and methods used in the aseptic preparation and quality control of sterile products.
Dr. Thoma runs training programs for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students on the compounding of sterile preparations.
These programs specialize in high-risk level compounding.
is a Member of the Parenteral Drug Association
(PDA) Board of Directors and the Program Advisory Board.
Dr. Thoma serves on the USP Sterile Compounding Committee.
Additionally, she is a member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences, American Pharmacists Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers.