Andrea DeSantis Rodrigues, Ph.D., DABT
Managing Scientist


Phone(949) 382-1574
Address27001 La Paz Road
Suite 260
Mission Viejo, CA 92691



Professional Profile

Dr. Andrea Rodrigues is a Managing Scientist in ToxStrategies’ Orange County, California, office, working with the firm’s Biopharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical group. Dr. Rodrigues is a board-certified toxicologist with comprehensive experience in pharmacology, toxicology, nonclinical safety, and other types of laboratory studies. During 8 years with a major pharmaceutical company, she led nonclinical teams and served as the toxicology project representative to support development programs, including for ocular and dermal/medical aesthetic indications, and over-the-counter products. Dr. Rodrigues has substantial experience in designing and providing scientific oversight for toxicology studies (topical, systemic, reproductive/developmental, and genetic toxicology) and has conducted biocompatibility studies and biological risk assessments in accordance with ISO 10993 to support Medical Device development. She also held Senior and Principal Laboratory Technician positions prior to completing her graduate work at Rutgers University.