Boriana CavicchiaManagement and Program Analyst
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Boriana Cavicchia is currently a program analyst supporting the Office of Research and Development, Veterans Health Administration, VA. Her duties include program analysis, process improvement, and data analytics.
Boriana has over fifteen years experience in the areas of cold chain logistics, supply chain management, and quality systems applied to biologics. She had established best practices and implemented quality compliance in temperature controlled Storage and Distribution of blood and cellular therapy products.
Boriana is a co-author of international industry guidelines: PDA Technical Report No. 64 “Active Temperature-Controlled Systems: Qualification Guidance”, Technical Report No. 58 “Risk Management for Temperature Controlled Distribution”, and PDA Technical Report No 44, Annex D “Control of Logistics Channels for Refrigerated Liquid Parenteral Product Manufactured and Maintained in Bulk Hold Pending Packaging”.
Boriana had presented at a numerous conferences such as PDA Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Management Conference, IQPC Conference on Transportation & Transfer for Biologics and Biological Agents, and the American Society for Quality, Biomed/Biotech Special Interest Group.
Boriana worked at the American Red Cross Biomedical Services as a Director of Quality Systems supporting the Shipping and distribution of blood and blood components, at Baxter BioScience supporting manufacturing, storage, and distribution of vaccines, and at Pricewaterhouse Coopers PRTM Management Consulting providing consulting services for the Healthcare group.