Dr. Giancaspro is the Vice President, Science—Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines, for USP. His department provides staff support to Expert Committees responsible for setting USP’s standards for dietary supplements, herbal medicines, and food ingredients.
Previously, he was the Director for Dietary Supplements in the Documentary Standards Division at USP responsible for the development of monographs and general chapters for botanical and non-botanical dietary supplements, safety evaluations, performance standards, and the publication of the USP Dietary Supplements Compendium.
Before joining USP, Dr. Giancaspro's teaching and research experience included medicinal chemistry, drug analysis, and drug stability at the Pharmacy School at the University of Buenos Aires. He also has extensive industrial experience as the former Technical Director of Rigecin, Schwabe-Argentina and Kampel-Martian, in charge of Regulatory Affairs, Analytical Research and Development, and Quality Control of parenterals, herbal medicines, and oncological medicines.
Dr. Giancaspro holds a Pharmacist degree and a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences (medicinal chemistry) from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.