Paul Lopolito, Sr. Manager, Technical Services, STERIS Corporation
Paul Lopolito is a senior technical services manager for the Life Sciences Division of STERIS Corporation (Mentor, Ohio). He currently manages the Process and Cleaner Evaluation (PACE® Evaluation) program and provides global technical support related to process cleaning and contamination control, which includes field support, site audits, training presentations and educational seminars. Paul has specific expertise in managing cross-functional projects with over 20 years of experience. Paul has held positions as a technical services manager, manufacturing manager and laboratory manager. Paul is a frequent speaker at industry events and has published numerous articles and book-chapters related to cleaning, cleaning validation and contamination control. He earned a B.A. in Biological Sciences from Goucher College in Towson, MD.
Joe McCall, Technical Services Specialist, STERIS Life Sciences
Joe is a Technical Service Specialist with STERIS Life Sciences. He specializes in microbial control, environmental monitoring, contamination investigations and cleanroom issues. Joe has over 20 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries, specializing in aseptic processing, cleanroom qualification, environmental monitoring, and risk management. He is based in South Carolina USA and provides global technical support and expert consultation services for Critical Environments. Joe is an invited conference speaker on pharmaceutical microbiology topics at Pharmaceutical Microbiology Forum (PMF), PDA, A3P Belgium, ISCC, and course instructor at NIBRT Ireland and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Aseptic Processing Training course. He is a vetted member of the US FDA’s Network of Experts program, an ASQ certified Six Sigma Green Belt, and is one of only 32 professional microbiologists globally to attain the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) certification as a Specialist Microbiologist in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Microbiology.