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Meet Carla Napier, MS


Carla Napier serves as a microbiologist at HP Environmental where she manages SARS CoV-2 genetic testing, Legionella spp. culturing, potability testing, total fungal spore counting, and unique project work including proposal writing. With technical expertise in the areas of microbiology, food science and food safety, she is able to recover microorganisms from similarly complex microbial environments such as water-impacted building materials.

Carla has extensive knowledge about recovering, growing and identifying microorganisms from many environments including food manufacturing, office, home, and outdoor environments. She has expertise in the areas of laboratory auditing, management and safety with extensive knowledge about to apply regulatory requirements from the Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety and Modernization Act to the food manufacturing environment.

Bachelors of Science in Biology, George Mason University
Masters of Science in Food Safety, Michigan State University

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Phone: (703) 471-4200

Prior to joining HP Environmental, Carla worked at Abbott Nutrition and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), formerly the National Food Processors Association (NFPA). She has specifically studied environmental pathogens such as Salmonella serovars, Listeria spp., Escherichia coli serotypes, Legionella spp., Staphylococcus spp., and general microorganisms in multiple matrices. She also holds a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) certificate, Better Process Control School Certificate, and was formerly recognized as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) in the state of Virginia with a national certificate from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

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