Dawn Nestola GSK

Dawn Nestola

Dawn Nestola GSK Director Sterility Assurance and Microbiological Quality

Dawn’s 24-year career as a microbiologist has been focused on infection prevention through microbiological quality and sterility assurance.  She is experienced in contamination control related to the manufacture of sterile, low bioburden and non-sterile products, medical device development and associated clinical processing, and medical device sterilization.  

Dawn presently works for GSK as Director of Sterility Assurance & Micriobiological Quality.  Prior industry experience includes positions with Johnson & Johnson (McNeil and DePuy Synthes), Pfizer, and Pharmacia.  She also enjoyed time as an adjunct professor teaching an accredited college level course on the fundamentals of aseptic processing.  Dawn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Michigan State University and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Centenary University.