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Meet Our Experts

Our highly qualified team of more than 100 experts around the globe understand that every product impacts a patient’s life. This page allows you to meet some of the thought leaders of Nelson Labs.

Janelle ‘Jeni’ Lauer

PhD,
Biocompatibility Expert

Sarah Campbell

PhD, DABT
Principal Toxicologist

Dries Cardoen

PhD
Inhalation, Transdermal and Topical Drug Products
Senior E&L Expert

Anja Cerstiaens

PhD
Director E&L Services

Piet Christiaens

PhD
Scientific Director

Jennifer Gygi

BS, SM (NRCM)
Packaging Expert

Shiri Hechter

MS, ASQ CQA and CSSGB
Chemistry Manager

Dennis Jenke

PhD
Principal Consultant

Matthew Jorgensen

PhD, DABT
Chemistry and Materials Scientist

Dan Loverro

BS
Study Director

Wendy Mach

BS, RM (NRCM), CQA (ASQ)
Senior Manager, Expert Advisory Services

David Paccagnini

Calibration Manager

Alpa Patel

BS, RM (NRCM)
Principal Scientist

Annick Gillet

BS
Technical Director, EO Pharma, Expert Advisory Services

Gregory Grams

MS
Sterilization Technical Director, Expert Advisory Services

Nicole Palluck

BS
Project Manager, Expert Advisory Services

Zabrina Tumaitis-Namba

BS
Technical Director of Radiation, Expert Advisory Services

Mike Padilla

BS
Technical Director of EO (U.S.), Expert Advisory Services

Karen Pieters

Large Volume Parenterals, Ophthalmics, and Disposables
Senior E&L Expert

Helin Räägel

PhD
Senior Biocompatibility Expert

Thor Rollins

BS, RM (NRCM)
Toxicology and E&L Expert

Frank De Smedt

PhD
Lab Operations Expert

Elizabeth Tiseo

Senior Laboratory Operations Manager

Audrey Turley

BS, RM (NRCM), CBA (ASQ)
Senior Biocompatibility Expert

Lise Vanderkelen

PhD
Pharmaceuticals and Microbiology Expert

Nancy Vanderlinden

Small Volume Parenteral Drug Products
Senior E&L Expert

Martell Winters

BS, RM/SM (NRCM), CISS-RAD
Scientific Competency Expert