Author, Public Speaker, Trainer, Former Medical School Faculty
Dr Richard W Gilpin RBP CBSP SM(NRCM) directs the GTS Legionella Testing Laboratory and the Control of Biohazards biosafety training course. He is President of Dr Richard W Gilpin LLC, founded in 1981.
Consulting includes all aspects of biosafety, legionella testing, expert witness testimony, environmental microbiology, indoor air quality, laboratory and hospital safety, select agents, pathogens, and research compliance in the areas of risk management, IBCs, animal research, material transfer agreements, and shipping.
A research microbiologist with 35 years of professor-level faculty experience at Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, and Medical College of Pennsylvania (Drexel University College of Medicine).
Presented and published numerous papers in the microbiology and biosafety fields.
Research Gate contains most of my 55 publications https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Richard_Gilpin
The Control of Biohazards in the Research Laboratory course was started by Dr Byron S Tepper at Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD in 1979 under contract from the NIH Division of Safety and the National Cancer Institute.
I Co-directed the course with Dr. Tepper from 1989 until his retirement in 2010. The course continues at various locations in the United States and overseas, as well as the annually scheduled Control of Biohazards course at the Johns Hopkins University Mt. Washington Campus Conference Center.
Experience includes: Faculty/senior staff retiree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine; Research & development manager at Becton, Dickinson Diagnostic Systems; Active member of ABSA International for 29-years; Active member of the American Society for Microbiology for 52-years; Member of the ASM National Registry of Certified Microbiologists; and NSF International Standard 49 Biosafety Cabinetry Committee for 24-years.