LAS VEGAS, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Digipath, Inc. (DIGP), a service-oriented independent cannabis testing laboratory and media firm focused on the developing cannabis market, announced that it has hired Dr. Kimberly Ross, PhD, a seasoned molecular microbiologist and biochemist, as its Director of Quality Systems for its wholly owned subsidiary, Digipath Labs.
Dr. Ross will lead the team responsible for implementing quality systems ensuring that all testing is conducted in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices, ISO-17205 standards and the regulations set by Nevada's Department of Taxation. Dr. Ross will also work directly with Chief Science Officer, Dr. Cindy Orser, PhD, in overseeing the proper training of all new lab personnel.
Dr. Ross brings to Digipath Labs experience as a Technical Director under the NELAC (National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program) Institute's rigorous accreditation program, where she was responsible for all aspects of data realization, client report generation, and laboratory operations within a compliant Quality Management System. Dr. Ross received her Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder and her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Montana State University in Bozeman and is an author of five peer-reviewed publications. Her previous work combining traditional water quality testing with molecular methodology to elucidate genomic microbial signatures across the nation's drinking water distribution systems is uniquely applicable to the frontier of cannabis science, where she sees great potential for the utility of cannabis genomic content.
Todd Denkin, President and COO of Digipath said, "We are thrilled that Dr. Ross has joined our team and I am confident that she will work with our current talented staff to prepare us for our ISO-17205 accreditation that is now mandatory for cannabis labs in Nevada."
About Digipath, Inc. (DIGP)
Digipath, Inc., supports the cannabis industry's best practices for reliable cannabis testing and education and brings unbiased cannabis news coverage to the cannabis industry.
Digipath Labs provides pharmaceutical-grade analysis and testing to the cannabis industry to ensure producers, consumers and patients know exactly what is in the cannabis they ingest and to help maximize the quality of its client's products through analysis, research, development, and standardization.
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