- Division of Physiological and Pathological Sciences – DPPS
- Review Branch:
- Kidney, Urology, and Digestive Systems – KUDS
- Study Section:
- Xenobiotic and Nutrient Disposition and Action – XNDA
Dr. Stacey Williams earned her Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy. Her graduate training was in neuropharmacology and her research was focused in the area of drug addiction, where she investigated the involvement of brain-derived neurotrophic factor and dopamine receptor-linked signaling in modulating psychostimulant-induced ultrasonic vocalization behavior in rats. After completing graduate school, she accepted a position as a Consumer Safety Officer with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Division of Biotechnology and GRAS Notice Review, where she served for two years. Her primary responsibility was managing the safety review process for food additive submissions. Prior to joining the Center for Scientific Review, Dr. Williams was an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Notre Dame of Maryland University, School of Pharmacy where she served for eleven years.