Research!America board member Sudip S. Parikh, Ph.D., has joined DIA Global as Senior Vice President and Managing Director. Previously, Dr. Parikh served as Vice President and General Manager of Health & Consumer Solutions at Battelle. At Battelle, he led multidisciplinary teams of scientific, technical, and business development professionals who performed research and development activities supported by a wide range of government and commercial clients. Dr. Parikh was also Vice President of AgriFood and led Battelle’s global AgriFood business. Prior to Battelle, Dr. Parikh served nine years as Science Advisor & Professional Staff to the Senate Appropriations Committee.