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Joy McElroy

Upon earning a degree in Zoology at North Carolina State University, Joy made her debut in the pharmaceutical industry in 1992 at Pharmacia & UpJohn performing Environmental Monitoring and Sterility Testing.  She then moved into a supervisory role at Abbott Laboratories where she oversaw their Quality Control Lab. From there she moved into auditing clinical and GMP laboratories, and manufacturing facilities, then into validation engineering. 


Now with 14 years experience as a consultant, and 25 years total experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, Joy has gained extensive knowledge of Quality Assurance, Process and Cleaning Validation, Equipment Qualification, auditing, and GMP and GLP training.  She has written and executed Equipment Qualification and Validation Protocols for numerous Companies such as Mallinckrodt, Wyeth Lederle, Merck, BioMerieux, Catalent, Phillips Medisize, Xcelience, and Novartis.


Joy specializes in Equipment Qualification, Cleaning Validation, Sterilization, Environmental Monitoring, GMP Compliance Auditing, Good Documentation Practices, and GMP and GLP training.

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