Joseph M. Betz PhD

Joseph M. Betz PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Biotechnology


PhD, MS, BS (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science)

Selected Scholarly Activity

"Role of Accurate Methodology in Demonstrating the Safety and Efficacy of Phytoestrogens" (2006) Betz JM, Gilani GS (eds) J AOAC Int. 89:1120.
"Progress in development of an intergrated dietary supplement ingredient database at the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements." (2006) Dwyer JT, Picciano MF, Betz JM, Fisher KD, Saldanha LG, Yetley EA, Coates PM, Radimer K, Bindewald B, Sharpless KE, Holden J, Andrews K, Zhao C, Harnley J, Wolf WR and Perry CR. J Food Comp Anal 19:S108-S114.
"Preparation and Characterization of a Suite of Ephedra-Containing Standard Reference Materials." (2006) Sharpless KE, Anderson DL, Betz JM, Butler RA, Capar GG, Cheng J, Fraser CA, Gardner G, Fay ML, Howell DW, Ihara R, Lam JW, Long SE, McCooeye M, Mackey EA, Mindak WR, Mitvalsky S, Murphy KE, Phinney KW, NguyenPho A, Porter BJ, Roman M, Sander LC, Satterfield MB, Scriver C, Sturgeon R, Brown Thomas J, Vocke Jr RD, Wise SA, Wood LJ, Yang L, Yen JH, Khan MA and Ziobro GC. J AOAC Int. (In Press)
"Studies on Natural Products." (2006) Betz J, Costello R. Arch Intern Med 166:370-371.
"Development of the Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program for Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health." (2004) Saldanha, LG, Betz JM, Coates PM. J AOAC Int. 87: 162-165.
Chair a "Natural Health Products Reference Materials" Symposium at "Biological and Environmental Reference Materials 10," Charleston, SC, May 2006.
Chair a symposium "Quality of Natural Products" at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Natural Health Products Research Society of Canada, Toronto, Canada, March 2006.
"The NIH Dietary Supplement Methods and Reference Materials Program" at the "Chemistry, Toxins, Food Safety, and the Public: Education, Outreach, and Medical Aspects" symposium held at Pacifichem 2005, a joint meeting of the Pacific Rim Chemistry Societies, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 2005.
"Conflicting Lab Results: what is the problem?" at the Canadian Herb, Spice and Natural Health Products Coalition meeting in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, October 2005.
Co-chair a symposium on "Role of Accurate Methodology in Demonstrating Safety and Efficacy of PhytoEstrogens" at the 119th AOAC Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, September 2006.

Professional Information

Director of Dietary Supplements Methods and Reference Materials Program Office of Dietary Supplements National Institutes of Health

Contact Information

Mailing address: University of Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495