Joel R. Gorski, PhD

Joel Gorski is Director of R&D at NAMSA, Inc. (Northwood, OH). He holds a BS in toxicology from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (pka Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science) and a PhD in toxicology from the University of Kansas Medical Center. He joined NAMSA in 1988 and served as staff scientist, manager of toxicology, corporate manager of new technology, director of products business unit, and director of business development before assuming his current position as director of research and development. Dr. Gorski is the co-chair of two AAMI working groups (Chemical Indicators since 1996 and Resistometers since 1999) and participates on several other AAMI sterilization and biocompatibility standards committees. He is a member expert to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for both the Biological and Chemical Indicator Working Groups. He has been on the AAMI board of directors since 2006 and served for several years (15+) on the NAMSA board of directors. Dr. Gorski has numerous abstracts, publications, and patents and has been a member of the MD&DI Editorial Advisory Board since 2006.