Mary has over 20 years of experience in numerous roles in healthcare sterile processing, distribution, and materials management. A regular recruit for FDA expert panels regarding sterile processing and a past President of the New York State Central Service organization, she continues to play a major role in pursuing higher educational requirements by the state for central service professionals to increase patient safety.
Mary has been instrumental in drafting legislative bills at the State Senate and the State Assembly requiring formal education for sterile processing professionals in New York. She serves as the Chairperson of the Mandatory Certification Committee to International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiels Management.
Mary brings to the table extensive knowledge of Joint Commission, AAMI, OSHA, CDC, and DoH regulations. She is an educator and has published several articles related to sterile processing and surgical services.