Leah Williamson


Leah Williamson is a senior pharmacologist reviewer at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the Office of Generic Drugs. She reviews generic drug applications for bioequivalence to promote and protect the public health by ensuring that safe and effective drugs are available to Americans. During her six years at the FDA, she has served as a mentor and led training workshops for new reviewers. She has received several awards at the FDA, including Excellence in Mentoring, Center Director’s Special Citation, and the Center of Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) Regulatory Science Excellence Award.

Williamson enjoys serving her community by being an active member of the Psi Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., of Laurel. The chapter has been aggressively implementing its programs of service in the communities of Bowie, Greenbelt, and Laurel. Recent programs include the Domestic Violence Symposium, the Heart Cafe, the Community Health Fair, and many more. The Psi Epsilon Omega Chapter puts a majority of efforts into what Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., represents: Programs of Service to All Mankind.

Williamson has a bachelor of chemistry degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a master of science degree in chemical engineering from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, and a doctor of philosophy degree in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences from the University of Georgia.