Karen Polkinghorne

Karen began her career as a packaging development engineer designing and testing medical packaging for orthopedic implants and surgical instrument trays.  She also worked as a business development manager for a major sterile packaging manufacturer before joining DuPont.  

Karen Polkinghorne

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During her career, Karen has specialized in medical package design, equipment qualification, package and process validation, project management and materials marketing. 

Karen holds a bachelor’s degree in packaging from Michigan State University and an MBA from the University of Colorado.