Andrew Dick is a Senior Principal Microbiologist at J&J Consumer. He has worked for Johnson and Johnson consumer for 14 years and has expertise in contamination prevention, troubleshooting contamination issues, involved in product recalls, conducting microbiological risk assessments at non-sterile and aseptic processing facilities, developing policies for cleaning and sanitization, microbiological test methods and validation protocols, suitability policy, and auditing of laboratories.
Andrew has trained numerous personnel for both internal and external manufacturing networks. He has also provided contamination control and investigation technique training for originations such as to the Parenteral Drug Association, Personal Care Products Counsel and Pharmaceutical Microbiology Forum. Recently (May 2019), he gave a half day seminar to the FDA CDER, Office of Compliance held at their headquarters.
Andrew had also worked in the personal products industry, food industry and clinical microbiology.
In 2018, Andrew published a book with the PDA, “Contamination Prevention for Nonsterile Pharmaceutical Manufacturing”. He also co-authored PDA Technical Report #67 “Exclusion of Objectionable Microorganisms from Nonsterile Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Cosmetics”.
Andrew has a M.S. degree in Microbiology from Wagner College, Staten Island NY. He’s earned an Alumni Fellow award at Wagner College in 2018. He has a B.S. degree in Medical Technology.