Device manufacturers want more sterilization options at lower costs with no clinical concerns. Nelson Labs senior scientist and consulting manager, Martell Winters, weighs in regarding new versions of tissue products and new combination products that often require something “out of the ordinary” with respect to sterilization cycles.
Published In: ODT Magazine
February 24, 2016
BS, RM/SM (NRCM), CISS-RAD
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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.