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Lori L. Bestervelt, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, NSF International

Lori L. Bestervelt, Ph.D. Dr. Lori L. Bestervelt has more than 25 years of experience in nutritional biochemistry, metabolism and toxicology. She directs NSF’s global network of engineering, chemistry and microbiology laboratories and toxicology services. She helped lead the development of the only American National Standard for dietary supplements (NSF/ANSI 173) and the NSF programs that test and certify dietary supplements to this standard. Lori holds a Ph.D. in toxicology, a master’s degree in nutritional biochemistry and a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and immunology from the University of Michigan.