Dr. Scholtz is responsible for UPM’s Research and Development Division. He also personally manages numerous formulation and development projects. Prior to joining UPM, Dr. Scholtz enjoyed 22 years working in various sophisticated scientific and management positions for Merck & Company. These positions included site automation compliance, worldwide quality assurance, manufacturing division regulatory compliance, and pharmaceutical R&D leadership on large, complex, new-product formulation/process development project teams. He received his BS degree in pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh, an MS in pharmaceutical sciences from the same institution, and his Ph.D. in industrial and physical pharmacy from Purdue University.