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Catherine A. Rimmer

Kate works on the measurement of dietary supplements for the certification of dietary supplement Standard Reference Materials. When appropriate, she also measures analytes in foods, plasma, and sera. She coordinates organic analytes for a dietary supplement laboratory quality assurance program. In addition she designs, synthesizes, and characterizes stationary phases for liquid chromatography.

Membership and Professional Activities:

  • American Chemical Society 1993 to present
    - Executive Board of the Separation Science Subcommittee, 2008 to 2010
  • AOAC International 2008 to present
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Product Quality Working Group – 2007 to 2009
  • United States Pharmacopeia Non-Botanical Dietary Supplement Expert Committee – 2008 to 2010
  • Washington Chromatography Discussion Group
    - Program chair/Vice President 2003-2005
    - President 2005-2006
    - Board member 2009-2006


Production and Analysis of RM 8403 Cocoa Flavanol Extract

Catherine A. Rimmer, Katrice A. Lippa, James H. Yen, H E. Bussey, Nicholas Anderson, Catherine Kwik-Uribe
NIST Reference Material 8403 is intended for use in harmonizing methods for the determination of cocoa flavanols monomers and their oligomers up to a degree of
Created May 7, 2019