Archived Webinar

Packaging Materials Considerations for Healthcare Products

Recorded on November 9, 2021

Betty Howard, Senior Radiation Sterilization Manager, Applied Sterilization Technologies, STERIS
  • Considerations in choosing medical device packaging materials
  • Packaging considerations for various stakeholders
  • Examples of known effects on materials with different sterilization methods

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Betty Howard
Senior Radiation Sterilization Manager, Applied Sterilization Technologies

Ms. Howard has been with STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies for more than 17 years and manages/provides education and scientific guidance to Customers and potential Customers on a global scale for all areas of radiation sterilization. She is a member of industry committees responsible for developing content and guidance in the industry (ex. AAMI Working Groups for Radiation Processing, Sterility Assurance Levels and Materials compatibility). Betty has over 30 years’ industry experience in healthcare/diagnostics and pharmaceuticals product applications including Radiation Sterilization (dose setting, project management, testing) Biotechnology Research, Applications Development and Technical Support related to medical devices, drug discovery, analytic instrumentation, microbiology, biochemistry, sterilization processes and materials compatibility, including previous positions with Amersham/GE, PerkinElmer, Illinois Department of Public Health. She holds a BS and MS degree from the University of Illinois in Biological Sciences and an MBA in Marketing and General Business. 

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