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Heather Houde

Associate Director, EHS Client Services

As Associate Director of EHS Client Services, Heather oversees all service and supports overall account management and client satisfaction. She brings over two decades of laboratory experience as both a research scientist and an environmental health and safety consultant to her role. For the past 10+ years, Heather served as Consulting Safety Officer and Team Leader at Safety Partners.

Prior to joining Safety Partners in 2006, Heather held the position of Clinical Field Specialist at BioTransplant Inc. in Charlestown, MA, where she helped with the design of Eligixâ Cell Separation System and its commercial launch in Europe. Her responsibilities included oversight of and training for investigational site visits in accordance with FDA, GCP, and ICH regulations.

Heather’s career began in 1992 as Cell Processing Technician III at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA, where she developed her radiation safety skills, implementing procedures and policies for minimizing exposure to hazardous materials and establishing standard operating procedures for the BL2 laboratory.