We spotlight the importance of hand
hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted
resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand
hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.
GOJO microbiologists, scientists,
nurses and communication professionals post regularly
and we also get the views of outside experts and
thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the
GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better
through well-being solutions.
David R. Macinga, Ph.D.
Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Science Director
David Macinga, PhD, is a Microbiologist and Research Fellow at GOJO Industries, Inc., and an Adjunct Research Assistant Professor at Northeastern Ohio Medical University. Dr. Macinga is a microbiologist with extensive pharmaceutical drug discovery and antimicrobial product development experience. His areas of expertise include antibiotic and biocide mechanisms of action and resistance, molecular biology, protein biochemistry, and microbiological methods development. He has been with GOJO since 2003, developing new and innovative antimicrobial and antiviral skin hygiene products. Dr. Macinga is widely published since 1995 in the areas of antimicrobial resistance and hand hygiene. He recently led the development of a new ASTM standard test method for the clinical evaluation of hand sanitizer antimicrobial efficacy.