Adam Kuszak, Ph.D. - Health Scientist Administrator

Adam J. Kuszak is a Health Scientist Administrator in the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and Director of the ODS Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program (AMRM). Through AMRM, Dr. Kuszak works with stakeholders involved in research, industry, and regulatory affairs to support scientific resource development and promote biomedical research on the mechanisms and health effects of dietary supplements and natural products.

In addition, Dr. Kuszak provides scientific expertise and analyses to facilitate ODS initiative development, program management, strategic planning, and evaluation. His primary research interests are in elucidating the mechanisms of action and effects on cellular signaling networks of natural products and drugs, and their chemical and biological characterization.

Dr. Kuszak earned his B.S. in the Pharmacology-Toxicology Program at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and his Ph.D. from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Kuszak completed his postdoctoral training at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, and joined the ODS as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellow in 2014.