ASQ Fellows are distinguished by their dedication and commitment to improving their organizations and communities by using quality. As today's leaders in the quality movement, they're passionate about sharing their time, ideas and expertise to advance the quality movement today and for the future, to making our world work better through quality.
Senior Microbiology Technical Consultant at Ecolab Life Sciences
Don Singer is Senior Microbiology Technical Consultant, North America, for Ecolab, and a Fellow in the American Society for Quality. He was formerly a GSK Senior Fellow. Don was Chair of the USP Microbiology Committee of Experts and has been a member since 2000. Don is also a member of the European Pharmacopeia Group 1 Microbiology Committee. He was chair of the PDA Task Force for the TR 86, “Industry Challenges and Current Technologies for Pharmaceutical Package Integrity Testing”, and was co-author of the TR 67, “Exclusion of Objectionable Microorganisms”, and is a co-author of the PDA TR for “Contamination Control Strategy”. He is a Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional (ASQ) and Certified Specialist Microbiologist (NRCM), and a former Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Examiner. Don’s career spans over 45 years of research, quality control, quality assurance experience in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, personal care, cosmetic, and food industries. Currently Don is an adjunct instructor in the Biopharmaceutical Quality graduate program at University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Fri. February 24 | 9.00am – Contamination Control with Efficiency – Integrating Annex 1, Automation and Microbiology
Learn the parameters to develop a pragmatic cGMP contamination control strategy for your biopharma, cell therapy and pharma operations
Learn the benefits of integrating automated decontamination technology into your contamination control strategy
Gain a broader understanding about developing sterility assurance from the aseptic core outwards