Stephanie H. Stephens
Senior Managing Scientist
Chemical Regulation & Food Safety
  • Washington, DC

Ms. Stephens has more than 20 years of experience with EPA pesticide (FIFRA) regulatory projects through her work in industry, consulting, and the Federal government. Her work includes strategic planning and management of food and non-food use active ingredient and product registrations, biopesticide registrations, import tolerances, and managing the pesticide reevaluation (registration review) process for existing chemicals under review at EPA. Ms. Stephens also has extensive experience with conducting and managing support of existing registrations including planning and managing data development for expansion of product registrations and tolerances, product label review and revisions, U.S. state registrations for pesticides, pesticide permitting under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), and data compensation issues.

In addition to pesticide expertise, she has significant experience with FDA-regulated animal drug approvals, including assessing data requirements for New Animal Drug approvals (NADs) and obtaining and managing Investigational New Animal Drug approvals (INADs). Ms. Stephens has also written, managed, and reviewed compliance projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.S., Environmental Management, University of Maryland University College, 2005, with honors
  • B.A., Biology, The Colorado College, 1987
  • Phi Kappa Phi academic honor society

Publications

Kurl RN, Holmes SC, Verney E, Sidransky H. Nuclear envelope glycoprotein with poly(a)polymerase activity of rat liver: isolation, characterization, and immunohistochemical localization. Biochemistry 1988; 27 (25):8974–8980.

Kurl RN, Holmes SC, Verney E, Sidransky H. Tryptophan binding to nuclei of rat liver and hepatoma. The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry (Impact Factor: 4.55) 1995; 6(2):73–79.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.S., Environmental Management, University of Maryland University College, 2005, with honors
  • B.A., Biology, The Colorado College, 1987
  • Phi Kappa Phi academic honor society