Dr Greg Whiteley is an Adjunct Fellow in the School of Medicine at Western Sydney University and is also the Chairman of Whiteley Corporation, a privately owned, Therapeutic Goods Manufacturing company based in Australia. Dr Whiteley’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Applied Science (Hawkesbury Agricultural College), a Master of Safety Science (University of New South Wales), a Diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors (University of New England) and a PhD (Western Sydney University). Whiteley Corporation has been a member of ISSA for more than 40 years. Dr Whiteley has previously served as the President of the National Cleaning Suppliers Association in Australia (now part of the ISSA). He has also served as the Industry Representative on the Australia Dental Association National Infection Control Committee for the past 10 years.
His on-going research interests focus around biofilms found within healthcare settings, healthcare hygiene and the cleanliness of medical devices. Findings from this research team include publications outlining the extent of biofilm problems within healthcare and other settings, monitoring solutions including ATP testing, and extensive findings on the cleaning and disinfecting implications from biofilms on healthcare surfaces and reusable medical devices. Dr Whiteley has recently been confirmed as the Collaboration Partner Study Director for an iMCRC Grant with the School of Medicine at Sydney University which is investigating Novel Solutions for Biofilm Mediated Infections and other forms of Biofilm Contamination in diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis and Chronic Wounds.
- Don’t Get Slimed: Science vs. Biofilms
- Tuesday, November 19 • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM