Allison Aldridge

Allison Aldridge

Allison Aldridge


U.S. Food and Drug Administration


B.S., Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Ph.D, Chemistry, Loyola University of Chicago 

Allison Aldridge is currently an Assessor for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She joined FDA in 2011, prior to her work in the personal care and pharmaceutical industries for over 12 years. She began her career as a technician working in quality control and environmental laboratories for Hercules Aerospace, Inc., for 8 years before pursuing an advanced degree. Allison enjoys her work as a public servant protecting the public health. She has worked with students at FDA that are interested in a career in the pharmaceutical industry or public health.

Allison feels that it is important to introduce young people to careers in chemistry. She volunteers for the ACS Project SEED program and outreach events, where she shares her passion and experiences in the sciences. She holds a B.S. in biology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Loyola University-Chicago.

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