David Opie, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President, Research and Development at Noxilizer. Dr. Opie has extensive medical device experience with both startup companies and industry leaders, including Johnson & Johnson and Cook Medical. He has developed a thorough knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices, Good Manufacturing Practices and design control procedures. At Noxilizer, he leads the technology development and sterilization science initiatives. In addition to membership in several industry organizations, he participates in AAMI standards committees related to sterilization and decontamination. Dr. Opie holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. in physics from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, and a B.A. in Physics from the University of Delaware.