Join us TECH UP TALKS with Patricia Olinger, JM, RBP, CFO, CBFRS
A Fireside Chat with Patty Olinger:
"As we reopen we need to be thoughtful & diligent in our behaviors & work practices. How we approach cleaning & disinfecting is critical."
Ms. Patricia (Patty) Olinger is the Executive Director of the Global Biorisk Advisory Council, (GBAC), a division of ISSA, the world's leading trade association for the cleaning industry. GBAC is recognized worldwide, as a leader in training, education, & certification for Biorisk management, Forensic Restoration, decontamination & infection/contamination control disciplines. GBAC is also the administrator for the GBAC STARTM facility accreditation program. A program designed to assist facilities, institutions, companies & governments to Prepare, Respond & Recover from events involving infectious diseases including pandemics.
Previous to joining ISSA-GBAC, Patty was an Assistant Vice President in the Office of Research Administration & the Executive Director of the Environmental, Health & Safety Office (EHSO) at Emory University. During her 13-year tenure, EHSO had University-wide responsibility for all aspects of Environmental, Health & Safety support, including EHS compliance support to Emory Healthcare. This included Biosafety support to the Emory Serious Communicable Diseases Unit (SCDU), which cared for 4 Ebola patients in 2014.