Doris is the CMC Head of Engineering and Commercialization at Praxis Precision Medicines; her main role is to ensure that manufacturing processes are appropriate and ready for commercial launch. Doris was born in New York, grew up in Venezuela and currently lives in Newburyport, MA. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University and also holds two BS degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from University at Buffalo (State University of New York). Doris has over 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical process development and has held roles at Merck, Amgen and now at Praxis.
In her spare time, Doris enjoys diverse unrelated hobbies including jigsaw puzzles, baking, drawing, painting, reading, kayaking, designing, researching, and learning.