Julie D. Suman, PhD
Dr Julie D. Suman is co-founder and President of Next Breath, a division of AptarGroup Inc., a contract research organization dedicated to the development and analytical testing of nasal and inhalation delivery systems. Dr Suman directs the research division that supports product development and regulatory submissions for North American and International Clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device markets. Dr Julie D. Suman holds a B.S. in Pharmacy from Duquesne University (1996) and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (2002). She is a co-editor for Respiratory Drug Delivery Proceedings, an international symposium, and an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland. She is also an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr Julie D. Suman is the Past-Chair of the AAPS Inhalation Technology Focus Group. She is also a licensed Maryland pharmacist. Dr Julie D. Suman has published her research in peer-reviewed journals and has been presented during podium sessions at international meetings, the FDA Visiting Professor Lecture Series and has been an invited speaker at ANVISA in Brazil. Dr Julie D. Suman’s doctoral research, which focused on the relationship between in vitro tests for nasal sprays and in vivo deposition, has been recognized for excellence by a research award presented at the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine, 2001. In 2008, Dr Julie D. Suman received an award from the Greater Baltimore Committee for Entrepreneurial Spirit.