About the Expert
Steven Walfish is a Principal Statistician at Becton Dickinson (BD) in Franklin Lakes, NJ. Mr. Walfish is responsible for non-clinical statistical support for operations, quality and product development. Prior to joining BD in June 2012, Mr. Walfish was a Statistician at GE Healthcare in Waukesha, WI responsible for global statistical support. Prior to joining GE Healthcare, Mr. Walfish had a statistical consulting company that provides statistical analysis and training to the FDA regulated industries. Prior to starting Statistical Outsourcing Services, Mr. Walfish was the Senior Manager Biostatistics, Non-clinical at Human Genome Sciences in Rockville MD.
Steven brings over 20 years of industrial expertise in the development and application of statistical methods for solving complex business issues including data collection, analysis and reporting. He has been an invited lecturer at Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) Events, the Institute of Validation Technology (IVT), and Advanstar conferences. He has spoken at ASQ Division and Section conferences, and is also an editorial board member for BioPharm International and a regular contributor to the magazine.
Steven is a senior member of ASQ, an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and the past chair of the ASQ Biomedical Division (2006-07). He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Statistics from the University of Buffalo, a Master’s of Science in Statistics from Rutgers University and an Executive MBA from Boston University.