Getting Through This Year’s Respiratory Virus Season

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Feb 01 2024


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm




ISSA Members: FREE
Nonmembers: FREE

With the U.S. in the midst of a respiratory virus season that has been marked by illness across many states, how can businesses help protect their people and potentially reduce worker sick days?

In this webinar, Reckitt’s Lysol Pro Solutions’ R&D Senior Manager Brian Leafblad and Global Director of Microbiology & Virology, Julie McKinney will discuss the way germs can spread in facilities, and how putting in place an effective hygiene program can help businesses support a more productive workforce, throughout the colder months and beyond.

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  • Julie McKinney
    Julie McKinney
    Global Director of Microbiology & Virology, Reckitt's Lysol Pro Solutions

    Julie holds a PhD and MS from Virginia Tech. After completing a Post-Doctoral Fellowship program funded by Pepsi Co and the Sara Lee Corporation, Julie moved to Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. During her time in the Consumer Healthcare space, she quickly moved from bench scientist working on ways to enhance probiotic stability to leadership roles, including Global Director of Formulation for Emulsion and Semi-Solids and finally Global Director of Microbiology. She is currently the Global R & D Director for Equity, Claims, and Compliance. She considers her role at Reckitt a dream job, leading a skilled team of Microbiologists, Chemists and Consumer Scientists conducting global research to support the life changing brands Lysol, Dettol, and Harpic.

  • Brian Leafblad
    Brian Leafblad
    R&D Senior Manager, Global Business Solutions, Reckitt's Lysol Pro Solutions

    Brian is a chemist, researcher, strategist and innovator with over 27 years of experience in the Professional cleaning space developing new products and technologies, and managing teams turning science into real world solutions. Prior to joining Reckitt, Brian moved from Analytical to Innovation to Quality to Operations and then back again to Innovation, applying science from many different angles to create new things and find solutions for people. Currently, Brian manages the Reckitt Professional R&D team which oversees end-to-end product development and product portfolio management within the professional space for cleaning and disinfection products in leading brands such as Lysol, Resolve, and EasyOff.

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