Dr. Colgan received his B.S. in Chemistry from the State University of New York College at Cortland, a Masters in Forensic Chemistry from Northeastern University, and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Northeastern University.
Steve joined Pfizer Central Research in Groton Connecticut 1987 and has been there ever since. After spending 10 years in Analytical R&D, Steve joined Chemical R&D where he managed several groups including an Early Development Analytical Group, a LCMS shop, and a Release Laboratory. Six years later he directed 5 groups in Pfizer’s Global Supply Chain including a microbiology lab, a Biologics testing lab, and several labs supporting API manufacturing. In 2006, Steve joined Global CMC where he directs regulatory scientists and develops regulatory strategies. Steve is a member of Pfizer’s Impurity council, Stability Council, and Analytical QbD Team. He has been a major contributor to 15 marketing applications and has over 35 publications.
Dr. Colgan was the Analytical and Pharmaceutical Quality programming chair for the 2008 and 2009 National Biotechnology Conference. He was awarded the APQ service award in 2008 and was elected to the Executive Council of the APQ Section of the AAPS in 2009. Currently, Steve is the APQ Section Past Chair and a Steering Committee member of the Stability Focus Group.
Outside of work, Steve is President of the Billings Lake and Woods Association, Committee Member for Boy Scout Troop 71 and is a University of Connecticut Certified Advanced Master Gardener.