Martell Winters is a specialist microbiologist (NRCM) and a radiation specialist (AAMI). He has been at Nelson Labs for 24 years and spent his earlier years working in the Radiation Sterilization group, responsible for bioburden testing and radiation validation studies. His specialties include microbiological process validation and radiation sterilization of medical devices, allograft tissue, and pharmaceutical products.
He is a participating member of many AAMI sterilization standards working groups and is the US representative to ISO for three working groups. He is the Convenor of ISO WG 16 on vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization. Martell’s participation on domestic and international committees allows him to bring a unique perspective to the industry by elevating the standards for safeguarding global health.