MaryBeth DiDonna
Editor

MaryBeth DiDonna has been working with Controlled Environments since 2012, and Laboratory Design since 2016. Her work on CE focuses on cleanrooms, contamination control, nanotechnology, semiconductors, pharmaceutical operations, and other research areas that require clean facilities. Her LD-based specialties are the design, construction, engineering, and operation of laboratory facilities. Before joining Advantage Business Media, MaryBeth worked as an editor at WebMD and the New Jersey Law Journal, and wrote for both New Jersey Monthly and The Hudson Reporter. MaryBeth is a graduate of New Jersey City University, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of The Gothic Times.

Contact MaryBeth at marybeth.didonna@advantagemedia.com, and follow her on Twitter at @CEMagazineUS.

As another year draws to a close, it’s time to take a look back at the articles and topics that have been of the most interest to the readers of Controlled...
11.17.2017
11:35am
The editors of Laboratory Design and R&D Magazine, sister publications of Controlled Environments, are now accepting entries for the Laboratory of the Year...
11.15.2017
12:31pm
The University of Chicago’s Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility, completed in 2015, has an ISO Class 5 cleanroom which specializes in advanced lithographic...
11.15.2017
10:01am
The staff of the 2018 Laboratory Design Conference, sponsored by sister publications of Controlled Environments, is seeking qualified lab design professionals...
11.13.2017
1:28pm
As each year comes to a close, I like to take a look back at the stories that resonated most with Controlled Environments readers throughout the year.
11.10.2017
11:43am
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A young boy named Hassan has received a new lease on life, thanks to skin transplants developed in a German cleanroom.
11.9.2017
12:38pm
A 7-year-old girl with a 3D-printed hand, developed by engineers at UNLV, was selected to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Game 4 of the World Series on...
10.31.2017
11:56am
After three days of deliberation, jurors in the federal trial of cleanroom pharmacist Glenn Chin — accused of having a hand in a 2012 meningitis outbreak that...
10.26.2017
9:07am
Lawyers in the trial of Glenn Chin, the supervisory pharmacist said to be involved in the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened more than...
10.20.2017
12:49pm
The organizers of the 2018 Laboratory Design Conference have announced the date and location for the 17th annual conference, presented by Laboratory Design and...
10.17.2017
10:22am
In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are some of the stories that made headlines in the world of cleanrooms and nanotechnology in the past week.
10.16.2017
12:25pm
Controlled Environments accepts non-commercial articles on topics pertaining to all aspects of cleanroom design and operation as well as contamination...
10.13.2017
11:13am
The quality control agent in charge of environmental monitoring in the New England Compounding Center’s cleanroom testified that her email to the supervising...
10.11.2017
1:20pm
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The Germfree Mobile Pharmacy Trailer, recently profiled in Controlled Environments, was on display at the 2017 ISPE Boston Product Showcase in Foxborough, Mass.
10.5.2017
1:36pm
Emails between Barry Cadden and Glenn Chin discussed issues such as shipping drugs before they’d been tested, the use of expired ingredients, and sending out...
10.3.2017
12:52pm
The National Institute of Standards and Technology lab in Maryland is undergoing a special inspection by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, after a worker may...
9.28.2017
12:28pm
The defense attorney for a pharmacist accused of second-degree murder argued that his client was just following his boss’s orders, while a federal prosecutor...
9.27.2017
12:01pm
In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are some of the stories that made headlines in the world of cleanrooms and nanotechnology in the past week.
9.25.2017
1:14pm
Glenn A. Chin, the supervisory pharmacist said to be involved in the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened more than 700 others, is now...
9.19.2017
12:29pm
Controlled Environments spoke with Jeff Serle, Senior Vice President/Chief Design Engineer of the Mobile Pharmacy Trailer, about the use of the mobile...
9.14.2017
4:54pm
When hospitals renovate their facilities to augment, add or improve cleanroom space, compounding operations must continue without interruption. Germfree...
8.30.2017
4:08pm
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For the third year, Controlled Environments has surveyed its readership on cleanroom facility-related purchasing decisions, as well as the salary and benefits...
7.10.2017
9:00am
Cleanrooms are used for a number of applications—pharmaceuticals, aerospace, food and beverage, manufacturing and more. You can also add “solving ancient...
7.6.2017
8:45am
Aramark announced in February 2017 that it opened a 34,350 sf facility in McKinney, Texas to provide expanded cleanroom services to customers throughout the...
7.4.2017
9:00am
In its third year, the Readers’ Choice Awards highlight the cleanroom equipment and supplies that readers judge most effective and trusted in their work.
5.2.2017
2:46pm
There is no one-size-fits-all answer for determining the classification level of cleanrooms.
5.2.2017
11:29am
Health and lives could be endangered if cleanroom environments are allowed to fall below required standards of cleanliness and sanitation.
5.2.2017
11:24am
In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are some of the stories that made headlines in the world of cleanrooms and nanotechnology in the past week.
5.1.2017
12:50pm
In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are some of the stories that made headlines in the world of cleanrooms and nanotechnology in the past week.
4.21.2017
4:10pm
In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are some of the stories that made headlines in the world of cleanrooms and nanotechnology in the past week.
4.10.2017
10:48am
In its third year, the Readers’ Choice competition highlights the cleanroom equipment and tools that readers of Controlled Environments judge most effective...
3.29.2017
9:47am
In its third year, the Readers’ Choice competition highlights the cleanroom equipment and tools that readers of Controlled Environments judge most effective...
3.28.2017
9:49am
Sometimes it’s easy to decide, “You know what? I just don’t care anymore.” For those involved in cleanrooms and contamination control, however, apathy is a...
3.27.2017
2:53pm
Pharma Tech Industries recently introduced a high-speed bottling line for the production of Rx, OTC, and nutritional ingestible products at its facility in...
3.27.2017
1:56pm
This morning, a jury handed down its verdict in the trial of the former co-owner and president of a pharmaceutical center blamed for a deadly 2012 meningitis...
3.22.2017
11:54am
Closing arguments have been made, and now it’s up to a federal jury whether to convict the former president of the New England Compounding Center of murder.
3.21.2017
12:00am
In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are some of the stories that made headlines in the world of cleanrooms and nanotechnology in the past week.
3.20.2017
12:47pm
These cleanroom products were featured at INTERPHEX New York, held at the Javits Center on March 21-23, 2017.
3.17.2017
11:40am
March 8 marks International Women's Day, established to celebrate women’s contributions to fields such as economics, culture, business, politics, the arts...
3.8.2017
12:04pm