Seema Handu, PhD

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Seema Handu, PhD


Seema Handu, PhD, Managing Director of CGHI, is responsible for leading the organization’s team to run sustainable health programs for children in the developing world. Prior to CGHI, Dr. Handu was the founder, President & CEO of PharmQuest, a regulatory software company for the drug development industry. She led the standardization efforts by the FDA in collaboration with the industry for the Standard for Exchange of Nonclinical Data (SEND). In 2005, Bio-IT World Magazine identified her as a Bio-IT Champion for her leadership in the convergence of Biotechnology and Information Technology. Dr. Handu also served on the Industry Advisory Board of Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) from 2002 to 2006.

Dr. Handu also serves on the Board of the Cardea Center for Women, and is a Mentor at Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY). She is a founder of the Enterprising Pharmaceutical Professionals from the Indian subContinent (EPPIC) which promotes networking and entrepreneurial mentoring for professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and related industries.

Dr. Handu holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Iowa. She is a graduate of the NextGen CEO program sponsored by the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE).


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