Denise is a pioneer in the life science EHS industry. Denise founded Safety Partners Inc. in 1992. Since then, Denise and her team have implemented safety programs for more than 600 of the top life science companies in the northeast. Prior to founding Safety Partners, Denise served as an EHS manager at T Cell Sciences and managed a clinical prenatal diagnostics laboratory.
She began her career as a research associate at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, after receiving a BS in Biochemistry from the University of New Hampshire. Denise is a certified chemical hygiene officer through the National Registry of Certified Chemists and an American Chemical Society (ACS) Expert.
Denise is active in many professional societies and trade organizations and was a founding member of several leads groups in MA and NYC, the North Shore Technology Council’s Bioscience Group and the volunteer team for the annual MALSI Day Conference. Denise is a regular on the industry speaking circuit, and a member of many organizations including MassBio, NewYorkBIO, NYCBB+, NEWISE, NEBSA, ABSA, NE ASSE, NE AIHA, AWIS, WEST, and others. Safety Partners is a Certified Woman-Owned Business and has been named one of the 25 Best Small Companies by Working Mother magazine.