2017-2018 NRCM Registrants

The National Registry of Certified Microbiologists (NRCM) recently certified 48 new Registrants for 2017 and 8 new Registrants for 2018. 


RM: Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
Alex Baker, Microbiology Technician II, CryoLife, Kennesaw, GA
Jennifer Jorgenson, BS, Study Director II, Nelson Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT
Lindsey McOmie, BS, Study Director, Nelson Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT
June Kathyleen H. Rullan, MSPH, University of the Philippines
Caleigh Schroeder, Microbiologist I, CryoLife, Kennesaw, GA

SM: Biological Safety Microbiology
Mei-Chuan Huang, PhD, RBP, Assistant Biosafety Officer, University of California San Francisco, CA
Rashida R. Lawrence, MPH, Laboratory Safety Specialist, Duke University Health System, Durham NC
Vivian N. Smith, MS, BSL-3 Research Scientist/Principal Research Scientist, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH



RM: Food Safety and Quality

Rener S. De Jesus, MSc, Laboratory Technician, Del Monte Saudi Arabia Co. Ltd., Philippines
Sara E. Mager, Associate Microbiology Project Leader, Abbott Nutrition, Columbus, OH
Marcus Zuzow, Microbiologist II, Hardy Diagnostics, Santa Maria, CA

RM: Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
Lylibeth Almenas Rodríguez, Senior Associate Quality Control, AMGEN, Juncos, Puerto Rico
Paula Bertilina Bendet, Research Assistant, Baylor Scott & White, Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, Dallas, TX
Christine Brotherton, Microbiologist I, Tolmar Inc, Fort Collins, CO
Dayna Clarke BS, Systems Integration Specialist, BioFire Defense, LLC, Murray, UT
Carl Danielson, Bioburden Section Leader, Nelson Laboratories, Taylorsville, UT
Carmel DeLos Angeles Galzote, Microbiologist, NAMSA, Irvine, CA
Daniel E. Greaves, Study Director, Nelson Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT
Yufeng Han, ME, Microbiology Laboratory Supervisor, Medtronic Kanghui, China
Rebecca L. Hostettler, Research and Development Microbiologist, STERIS Corporation,St. Louis, MO
Tatyana Kievsky, BS, Microbiology Laboratory Technician, Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY
Loxane Konesavanh, Quality Assurance Auditor, Nelson Laboratories, LLC, Salt Lake City, UT
Christina Emily Kramer, Validation Project Coordinator - Bacterial Retention Testing, MilliporeSigma, Billerica, MA
Rhea T. Lomingkit, Microbiologist, NAMSA, Irvine, CA
Megan Murn, Technical Support Manager, Microbiologics, Inc., St. Cloud, MN
Lindsay Neff, BS, Senior Lab Analyst, Nelson Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT
Meredith I. Peebles, Study Director, Nelson Laboratories, LLC, Salt Lake City, UT
Rachel Radnor, Sterility Assurance Manager, Medplast Medical Inc, Grand Rapids, MI
Brijal Rana, Microbiological Research Associate, Accugen Laboratories, Inc., Bolingbrook, IL
Sarah Redington, BS, Sales Administrator, Nelson Laboratories, LLC, Salt Lake City, UT
Jade Roger Schiesser, Sterilization Scientist, Boston Scientific, Minnesota
Alyssa D. Staley, Laboratory Analyst, Nelson Laboratories, Taylorsville, UT
Laura "Katy" Terry, BS, Microbiologist I, CryoLife, Kennessaw, GA
Melissa Twitchell, BS, Specialist, Quality, Microbiology, Merck, Durham, NC
Kimberly Vennebush, Laboratory Analyst II, Nelson Laboratories, LLC, Salt Lake City, UT
Cameron Whipple, BS, Regulatory Affairs/R&D Microbiologist, Hardy Diagnostics, Santa Maria, CA

SM: Biological Safety Microbiology
James M. Baugh, PhD, Associate Biosafety Officer, University of California Davis, Davis, CA
Tammy Pracheil Bavaret, PhD, Senior Biosafety Officer, Tulane University, Office of Biosafety, New Orleans, LA
Laura Bollich, MPH, Laboratory Safety Specialist, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Despina A. Felis, MS, RBP, Environmental Health & Safety Manager
Institutional Biosafety Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Geoffrey S. Ferman, Biological Safety Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Greenport, NY
Erick Guandique, MS, RBP, Associate Director, UCI National BSL3 Training Program, Irvine, CA
Carolyn I. Hall, PhD, RBP, Biosafety Officer/Alternate Responsible Official, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA
Shalaka Kotkar, PhD, MPH, Safety Specialist, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas
Allison Liljedahl, MS, MPH, Biosafety Officer, UC Berkeley, Office of Environment, Health & Safety, Berkeley, CA
Jeff Marshall, MS, Senior Research Compliance Coordinator, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
Leo M. Njongmeta, PhD, Assistant Director, Biological & Radiation Safety, Environmental Health & Safety Office, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Jill C. Santacroce, RBP, Biosafety Officer, BNBI/NBACC, Fort Detrick, MD
Nathaniel John Schueller, Laboratory Biosafety Training Specialist, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Christine Tafoya, Biosafety Officer, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Susan Weekly, Biosafety and Biosecurity Advisor, U.S. Department of Defense, Threat Reduction and Arms Control, Washington, D.C.

SM: Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
Veera Venkata R. Kasula, MS, Group Leader, Bio/Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Inc., Lancaster, PA
Jack I. Negrón-Nieves PhD, Quality Control Senior Manager, Amgen Manufacturing Limited, Juncos, Puerto Rico
Daniel S. Olsen, Biocompatibility Department Scientist, Nelson Laboratories, LLC, Salt Lake City, UT
Stacey Ramsey, Senior Scientist, Microbiology, Alcami Corporation, Wilmington, NC