Theresa Bankston, PhD, is Director, Combination Product Science & Technology at BD Medical – Pharmaceutical Systems. She has more than 15 years of combined experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Her areas of expertise include process chemistry and engineering development, analytical method development and drug-container integration science. Dr Bankston received her BS in Biochemistry from Florida State University (US) and her doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia (NH, US), and a Bachelors’ degree in Psychology from Boston College (MA, US).