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Catherine A. Rimmer (Fed)

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


Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in New Firefighter Turnout Gear Textiles

Andrew Maizel, Andre Thompson, Meghanne Tighe, Samuel Escobar Veras, Alix Rodowa, Ryan Falkenstein-Smith, Bruce A. Benner Jr., Kathleen Hoffman, Michelle K. Donnelly, Olivia Hernandez, Nadine Wetzler, Trung Ngu, Jessica Reiner, Benjamin Place, John Kucklick, Kate Rimmer, Rick D. Davis
Turnout gear is increasingly recognized as a potential source of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) exposure to firefighters. To determine the type

Health Assessment Measurements Quality Assurance Program: Exercise 7 Final Report

Chuck Barber, Carolyn Burdette, Hugh Hayes, Monique Johnson, Shaun Kotoski, Jacolin Murray, Melissa M. Phillips, Kate Rimmer, Andrea Yarberry, Laura J. Wood
The Health Assessment Measurements Quality Assurance Program (HAMQAP) was launched in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of
Created May 7, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022