Alex Hamill

Alex Hamill

Program Manager, US Food & Drug Administration (Contractor)

Owner/Operator, Todhunter Vineyards LLC

New Florence, Pennsylvania
Phone: (206) 853-1020


Course(s): VIN 106 - Physics for the Wine Industry

After earning a bachelor's degree in Biology & Botany (1994), Alex worked for Boots Pharmaceuticals as part of the professional medical education team. His doctorate (2001) is from the University of Illinois at Chicago where he studied the antimicrobial chemistry of botanicals. Following a post-doc, Dr. Hamill worked in a BSL-4 laboratory in San Antonio, TX, taught at a university in Seattle, WA, and, since 2008, has worked as a contractor for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and the US Food & Drug Administration. In 2023, he moved to his family's farm in southwestern Pennsylvania where he will convert the farmland to viticulture over the next few years.