Denise Carian-Smith

Denise Carian-Smith

Quality and Technical Manager

NZCS. Biology

As the laboratory Quality and Technical Manager, Denise is responsible for overseeing the laboratory’s quality systems and compliance with ISO 17025.  Denise has over 20 years’ laboratory experience, starting her career with MAFQual Animal Health Laboratory in 1993 in the biochemistry laboratory.   Since then Denise has worked predominantly for Gribbles Veterinary, gaining IANZ and LAS signatory status in clinical pathology and analytical food testing.  Denise also gained valuable experience managing Microbiology Research laboratories at the University of Otago for several months, before returning to Gribbles. In her current role as laboratory Quality and Technical Manager, Denise takes an active interest in the day-to-day running of the laboratory, maintaining her signatory status and always seeking to improve client service standards.

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