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Interview: 2001 Chairman of the ASTM Board of Directors, Donald E. Marlowe

Feature: ASTM Lights the Way for Tissue Engineered Medical Products Standards
by Grace Lee Picciolo, Ph.D. and
David L. Stocum, Ph.D.

Feature: Medical Devices, Health Care, and Consensus Standards
by Dr. Jack E. Lemons

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by Kathryn L. Hatch

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Copyright 2001, ASTM


The chairman of the ASTM Board of Directors for 2001 is Donald E. Marlowe. A member of ASTM for over 30 years, Marlowe is the director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Science and Technology Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Two articles accompanying the interview with Marlowe describe standards-development activities in Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices, of which Marlowe is a member and in which the FDA actively participates.


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The Defense Standardization Program (DSP) is gathering data to gauge customer satisfaction with the quality and effectiveness of DSP products and services. A voluntary survey is open to all DoD and private sector personnel involved in standardization, or who use specifications, standards, or other products of the DSP. The survey should only take about 10 minutes to complete, and is accessible now through March 15, 2001. Click here to access the survey form.