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Over 100 dead. More than 800 sickened. One of the worst public health tragedies in our nation's history was all preventable. In this episode, we hear from a survivor: Dawn Elliot.

If there’s someone who knows firsthand the importance of “Zero” - it’s Dawn Elliot. 
In this episode of Heroes for Zero, Dawn shares her a survivor of the 2012 multi-state outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections among patients who received contaminated injections from the New England Compounding Center.


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Hosted By

Daniel Crowe

Daniel Crowe is Contec’s multimedia manager. Daniel is a multi-award winning and Emmy-nominated media producer, who worked in broadcast network television prior to joining Contec in 2014. Daniel is also one of the few US-based Adobe Certified Experts. His work has been observed on local TV, national networks, and companies like CBS, NBC, CNN, The Weather Channel, ESPN, Fox News Channel, The Today Show, Major League Baseball Network, Sports Illustrated, General Motors, Michelin, CVS, Highlights, Haas Automation, and more.


Marley Yates

Marley Yates is the marketing specialist for Contec Healthcare. Marley is relatively new to the Contec team having onboarded in early 2019. She has had about 5 years of experience in B-to-C and B-to-B marketing. She enjoys all aspects of the creative field including everything from digital marketing to video production. Marley received both a B.A. in Writing and Publication Studies and an M.A. in Writing, Rhetoric and Media from Clemson University. Go Tigers!

Michael T. Myers has been with Contec, Inc since 1998 working in various roles including product development, sales management, and technical support.  For almost ten years he has been exclusively focused on Sterile Compounding Pharmacies.  As the Clinical Support Manager for the Healthcare division at Contec, he is focused on developing educational materials and in-service teaching of pharmacy technicians regarding the best practices to clean and disinfect environments in 503A compliant compounding pharmacies  – helping them become compliant with USP Chapters <797> and <800>.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree Communications from Appalachian State University.