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Janelle Bentz

Janelle R. Bentz, MS

Janelle Bentz has been employed at Nelson Laboratories for nearly 6 years and is the department scientist in the Protective Barriers department of the company. As an expert in many of the surgical gown and drape and medical face mask and respirator standards, she helps oversee the testing in this section. As convener of ISO TC94/SC13/WG6, she helps lead standard development for testing medical protective clothing. Her presentation will outline the test methods required for both medical face masks and NIOSH approved N95 respirators in an effort to highlight the difference between the two products and their uses. She received a BS in biochemistry from Brigham Young University and an MS from the University of Queensland. She is currently pursuing an MBA at Brigham Young University in addition to responsibilities at Nelson Laboratories.

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