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Welcome to Salamandra

Salamandra provides strategic, technical, and regulatory consulting services to the pharmaceutical industry for drug, biologic, and device development.  Our in-house experts, as well as a wide network of subject matter experts, are prepared to support your company in the areas of chemistry, manufacturing, and controls (CMC), nonclinical and early phase development, and Phase 1-4 clinical development.

  • 301-652-6110
  • 1-301-652-6110
  • 4800 Hampden Lane, Suite 900
    Bethesda, MD 20814-2998

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Phone: 301-652-6110 Fax: 1-301-652-6739

An Experienced Team of Scientific and Regulatory Experts

Salamandra’s professional staff includes former FDA medical, toxicology, pharmacology and chemistry reviewers. They are supported by an experienced staff of regulatory professionals and technical writers with work backgrounds that include regulatory departments in pharmaceutical and medical device companies, as well as toxicology and analytic chemistry laboratories.  In addition to our team, we also maintain a vast external network of trusted subject matter experts.

Our diverse team of professionals strive for excellence in the workplace and in the community.

Led by Dr. Karin A. Kook and Dr. Richard Krasnow, our staff members have various levels of education and prior industry involvement;  many have International living and work experience.

Meet the dedicated members of our team.

Allison Humble

Research Associate

Chandra Williams

Submissions Specialist

Crystal Murray, RAC

Project Manager

Erik Tweten

Research Assistant

Jennifer McCaffrey, Ph.D.


Karin Kook, Ph.D.

Principal and Managing Director

Katherine Brophy

Research Associate

Kaylee White, RAC

Associate Director for Regulatory Affairs

Kristin Vasmanis, RAC

Research Associate

Lucy Jean, Ph.D.

Regulatory Pharmacologist/Toxicologist

Malia Neale

Office Manager

Micah Dailey

Research Assistant

Mona Zarifa, Ph.D.

Senior Regulatory Chemist

Rebecca Creer

Assistant Project Manager

Richard Krasnow, Ph.D.

Principal and Operating Director

Sara Swartzendruber, R.N.

Clinical Specialist

Stephan Vegliante

IT Manager and Research Assistant

Tenecia Sullivan, RAC

Associate Director for Regulatory Affairs

Interested in learning more about us?

If you would like more information about Salamandra please contact us today and someone will get back to you shortly.

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