John Whelan joins Healthmark Industries

July 10, 2019
Healthmark Industries announces John Whelan as its newest Clinical Education Coordinator. John is an active member of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) and the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, where he serves as a member for ST/Workgroup 84-Endoscope reprocessing.

“His expert knowledge and experience in the institutional sterilization and high-level disinfection field will play a vital role in providing guidance and support to our customers,” said Vice President Ralph Basile in the statement.

John’s healthcare career spans more than 35 years, in the fields of emergency services and endoscopy. This has included staff roles, as well as those of educator and manager. He is the coauthor of a recent chapter on endoscope reprocessing in Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. Whelan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Michigan State University.

Most recently, John directed high level disinfection (HLD) for the University of Michigan Health System. In this role, he had the responsibility of successfully launching and oversight for HLD processes throughout the health system.