Professional Staff

SMRTL’s professional leaders have extensive health care, scientific and management experience:


Daniel EichnerDaniel Eichner, Ph.D., President/Laboratory Director, has extensive anti-doping experience.  Dr. Eichner was previously the Science Director at the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). At USADA, he provided scientific support for USADA's programs in research, intelligence, sample collection planning, results management, arbitration and education. Prior to joining USADA, Dr. Eichner was the Chief Scientific Officer for the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA). During his time at ASADA, he was a member of the Anti-Doping Research Program, Anti-Doping Ethical Review Board and an expert witness for numerous Australian Customs Investigations relating to steroid and performance-enhancing seizures. He received his B.S. from the Australian National University (ANU) with first class honors and later completed his Ph.D. in medical science from the ANU.


Kim Monti, CFO/CAO/Treasurer, has over six years of experience in the development and early operation of SMRTL.  She has worked in the bio-analytical services industry for over 20 years and has experience in the operation, quality assurance and management aspects of the business.  Kim holds B.S. degrees in Chemistry and Biology and an M.B.A. from the University of Utah. 



Vinod Nair, M.S., Associate Laboratory Director, has over seven years of analytical chemistry and biochemistry experience.  Vinod currently specializes in detection and confirmation of performance enhancing substances in urine. He holds a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Bombay and an M.S. in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Utah.