Ph.D, Botanical Science Consultant
Dr. Steven Dentali is a Botanical Science professional with over 30 years’ experience in the herbal/botanical industry. Recognized as a key opinion leader and subject matter expert, Steven has helped guide the establishment of botanical standards in governmental and educational standard-setting organizations including the American Botanical Council, the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, AOAC, the US National Institutes of Health, the US Pharmacopeial Convention, and the Canadian government. Steven helped initiate and apply the product integrity policy at the NIH and was a driving force behind the development of nomenclature guidelines for titling botanical ingredients at USP. As CSO for the American Herbal Products Association, Steven addressed scientific, quality, and regulatory industrial issues by providing botanical ingredient expertise. He earned a B.Sc. with independent work in Pharmacognosy from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, and a doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a minor in Pharmacology from the University of Arizona, Tucson.