Mr. Joel Hapke has over 30 years of combined experience in clinical laboratory science, medical device and diagnostic assay development. Joel has been with Cyto Medical Design, LLC and BioE, Inc. for the past 18 years as the Manager of Manufacturing, Analytical and Process Engineering. Prior to coming to BioE and Cyto Medical, Joel was employed by QuanTech Ltd. as the Systems Integration Coordinator, working with both engineering and chemistry personnel to develop a clinical assay platform utilizing Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) for a Point of Care medical device.
His introduction to the medical industry outside the clinical sector began at R&D systems, Minneapolis, MN where he worked for 8 years in the Hematology Research and Flow Cytometry divisions supporting the development of new products for clinical and research applications. Prior to entering the medical industry sector, Joel worked as a Medical Laboratory Technician for a combination of 8 years at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston, WI and Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN.