Dr. Venus Dookwah-Roberts has joined Omeza, a medtech and consumer healthcare products company focused on skin, as director of research and development. Her responsibilities are planning, organizing, coordinating, and overseeing all activities related to extension of the current Omeza product platform, including creation of new products, integration of new raw materials, and all related testing and analytics. She will oversee Omeza's internal laboratory and R&D testing, as well as manage the pipeline created by Omeza's chief innovations officer. She will also work closely with Omeza's vice president for quality assurance and regulatory affairs and its director of operations.
Previously, Roberts was laboratory manager for Medical Toxicology Laboratory LLC and Medical DNA Labs LLC, part of Physician Partners of America in Tampa FL. Prior to that, she was a research and development Scientist with Apex Labs of Tampa. She received her master of science degree in earth and atmospheric sciences and her Ph.D. in chemistry from Georgia Institute of Technology. She has earned the NRCC toxicology chemist certification, Florida state lab director license and New York State Department of Health certificate of qualification