Jill graduated from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in 1991 with a B.S. in pharmacy and is a licensed pharmacist in the states of Iowa and Illinois. After obtaining her pharmacy degree in 1991, she began working at Abbott Laboratories in North Chicago, IL. She worked in both Sterile and Non-Sterile Manufacturing, worked on the Product Validation team, and also spent time in Regulatory Affairs. Jill began working for the University of Iowa Division of Pharmaceutical Service (now known as The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals) in the Sterile Products Group as a Staff Pharmacist beginning in August of 1999. Throughout her almost 20 years here Jill has been responsible for the manufacturing of sterile products for both clinical and commercial use. Jill specializes in aseptic processing, Clean Room operations, lyophilization scale-up and safe handling of potent compounds. This includes responsibility for the manufacture of many lyophilized products, which often entails working with clients to develop and optimize lyophilization cycles, and ongoing validation of Sterile Products equipment and processes.