James C. Gerner, Ed.D, M.S., M.T. (ASCP). Dr. Gerner is qualified by sixteen years of experience as an independent consultant in the Food, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Biopharm, Clinical Research Organization, IVD firms, Compressed Medical Gas, Blood and Medical Device Industries, 14 years in the pharmaceutical manufacturing environment, 6 years of hospital laboratory experience, 11 years of management experience, and 2 years of experience teaching in the Biological Sciences Department at a University and a local college. James is a registered Medical Technologist - M. T. (ASCP), and his education includes a B.A. in Medical Technology, M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction and an M.S. in Clinical Microbiology, and a doctorate degree, Ed.D., in Corporate Training and Development. Dr. Gerner has experience and expertise in the areas of cGMP training and auditing. He has designed, developed, implemented and evaluated GMP programs for upper management, middle management, operators, maintenance, warehouse and distribution personnel, engineers, quality assurance personnel and support departments. Dr. Gerner has conducted GLP and GCP training and laboratory training for chemists, scientists, analysts and laboratory technicians. Dr. Gerner has conducted many training needs assessments and has worked with companies to develop their compliance training systems. He has also worked with companies to develop and implement their Quality System and has provided them with training and expertise on SOP writing and targeted GMP training. Another area of expertise is working with companies to implement Job Competency Models and Job Certification Programs.