Adam Kuszak, Ph.D., Director, Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program

Adam J. Kuszak, Ph.D., is a Health Scientist Administrator in the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and Director of the ODS Analytical Methods and Reference Materials (AMRM) Program. Through AMRM, he works with researchers, industry scientists, and government agency collaborators to support scientific resource development and promote biomedical research on the composition, mechanisms, and health effects of dietary supplements and natural products. In addition, he provides scientific expertise and analyses to facilitate ODS initiative development, program management, strategic planning, and evaluation. He joined ODS as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellow in 2014.

Dr. Kuszak’s 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 received his B.S. in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Michigan. He completed his postdoctoral training at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.