About the Authors

Kathleen Basmadjian, PhD

Kathleen has over 25 years of regulatory experience in the pharmaceutical industry in both the public and private sectors. In addition to mentoring and lecturing in her chosen field, she has also volunteered her time helping to educate children. While in the DC area, Kathleen tutored grade school children in an after school program through DC Cares and worked with disabled children through Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (K.E.E.N.).

Dr. Basmadjian earned her PhD in biology from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. She completed her Master of Science degree in biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and her Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry at Marietta College, Ohio.

bob-basmadijanRobert K. Basmadjian Jr.

Robert has over 15 years of publishing experience, representing a wide variety of consumer, business to business, and trade media organizations. Robert also has an extensive advertising and public relations background, servicing clients in the information technology, financial, and hospitality industries.

In addition to his private sector experience, Robert also served as vice president of the New Jersey Taxpayers Association (NJTA), a statewide nonprofit grassroots organization dedicated to achieving real and sustainable tax reform in New Jersey. During his tenure, he was responsible for research, strategic planning, and coordination of NJTA’s communications and coalition-building activities.

Robert has a B.S. in business management from Farleigh Dickinson University and a M.A. in communications from William Patterson College.