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Experts Speak on Environmental Monitoring of Facility Air, Water, and Surfaces at GBAC Validation Workshop

← Back to press releasesROSEMONT, Ill.—May 23, 2022—Join the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, at the upcoming GBAC Validation Workshop 2022 on August 23 at the GBAC Training Facility in Holland, Mich. Facility and property managers, building operators, engineers, and environmental health and safety professionals are invited to attend the full-day

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GBAC STARs Align at National Restaurant Association Show 2022

← Back to press releases ROSEMONT, Ill.—May 16, 2022—The National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show 2022 promises an all-around GBAC STAR™ experience with event, convention center, hotel, and service provider accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA. McCormick Place, the event location, and hotels Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile and

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Dr. Deborah Birx to Keynote Inaugural GBAC Symposium in Chicago

← Back to press releases ROSEMONT, Ill.—May 12, 2022—The Global Biorisk Advisory Council™, (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, today announced that Dr. Deborah Birx, world-renowned medical physician, infectious disease expert, and diplomat, will be the keynote speaker at the GBAC Symposium on Air Considerations, August 16-17, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The inaugural GBAC

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More Technologies and Programs Meet the GBAC STAR Registered Standard of Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

← Back to press releasesROSEMONT, Ill.—May 5, 2022—The Global Biorisk Advisory Council™, (GBAC), a Division of ISSA today announced that five additional organizations have achieved the GBAC STAR™ Registered Technology & Registered Programs designation. The designation helps facilities vet cleaning, disinfection, and infection prevention offerings for scientific validity, safety, usability, practicality, and efficacy. The latest

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Dr. Deborah Birx, M.D.

Dr. Deborah L. Birx, M.D., has spent her first career serving the United States, as an Army Colonel and later, running some of the most high-profile and influential programs at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of State. Most recently, Dr. Birx served as the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator,

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John McKeon, M.D.

John is a medical entrepreneur and currently the CEO of Allergy Standards Ltd (ASL), an international standards and certification body, a company he founded while working as an Emergency Room Doctor. As the founder he has led the development of an international intellectual property portfolio of patents and trademark applications and negotiated complex licensing

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John Lowe, Ph.D.

John Lowe is an associate professor of environmental, agricultural, and occupational health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health. Lowe’s research areas include infectious disease microbiology, disaster preparedness, and environmental exposure assessment with a focus on remediation of biological weapon contamination, highly infectious patient transport, nosocomial environmental contamination, environmental sampling,

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Mark Hernandez, Ph.D.

Dr. Mark Hernandez attained all his degrees from University of California at Berkeley. He is a registered professional civil engineer and an expert on the characterization and control of bioaerosols – both indoors and out. A generation of his research leverages modern biophysics and forensic science for wide area surveillance and novel disinfection systems

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