Michael H. Scholla, Ph.D

Global Regulatory Director

Michael H. Scholla

Mike is the Global Director, Regulatory & Standards and Medical Packaging Fellow for the DuPont Medical and Pharmaceutical Protection business within DuPont Protection Systems. He is actively involved in numerous industry groups, including the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) where he served on the Board of Directors for sixteen years and was elected Chair in June 2014. He also serves on the AAMI Foundation Board.

He has been a participant in the AAMI Sterilization Standards Committee which is the US Mirror Group for ISO TC198 for 26 years and currently serves as co-chair.  Mike served as Convener of ISO TC198/WG7 on Medical Packaging for 15 years.  WG7 is responsible for the globally harmonized standard EN ISO 11607 and guidance EN ISO TS 16775. He is a member of the editorial board for Pharmaceutical and Medical Packaging News; and a 30-year member of the American Society for Microbiology.

Mike has a diverse research background and is credited with six U.S. patents and more than 60 published papers and articles. Prior to joining DuPont in 1988, he was a member of the faculty at the University of Memphis.

Mike earned BS and MS degrees in microbiology from the University of Central Florida and was awarded the Ph.D. from North Carolina State University. In 1994, he received the UCF College of Health and Public Affairs Professional Alumni Achievement Award. He was honored again by the Burnett College of Biomedical Sciences in 2006. He received Standards Developer Awards from AAMI in 2010 and 2015.