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Eurofins EMLab P&K's Mission and Leadership Team

Our Mission

To partner with environmental professionals who make important decisions about the indoor environment that affect the health of our communities. We use science and innovation to provide accurate data that people trust and to create solutions that save time and resources.

Our Values

  • Community: We do what is right for employees, clients and the public.
  • Excellence: We give clients unmatched value and absolute confidence in our analytical expertise, quality, service and integrity.
  • Leadership: We lead the industry in innovation, service and good business practices.

Our Clients

Eurofins EMLab P&K supports a diversified client base including: IAQ consultants, industrial hygienists, environmental specialists, mold remediation and HVAC contractors, hospitals and medical professionals, building owners and commercial property managers, home inspectors, engineering and construction firms, insurance, real estate, and legal professionals. Clients also include federal, state, and local government health departments throughout the United States, as well as university researchers.

Our Leadership Team

Dave Gallup

Dave Gallup
General Manager

Dave joined Eurofins EMLab P&K in 1997 after 10 years of engineering and management in the automotive industry. He has positioned Eurofins EMLab P&K as a leader in the IAQ industry by recruiting and training the most experienced microbiologists and by implementing quality control systems taken from the air bag sensor industry to ensure that Eurofins EMLab P&K consistently provides the highest quality and service. Dave holds eight patents and received his B.S. in Engineering and Applied Science from the California Institute of Technology and a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

Dr. Harriet Burge

Dr. Harriet Burge
Director of Aerobiology and Chair of Eurofins EMLab P&K's Scientific Advisory Board

Widely considered the leading expert in bioaerosols, Dr. Burge helped pioneer the field more than 30 years ago. She developed and ran the aerobiology program at the Harvard School of Public Health for 10 years, and has served on many National Academy of Sciences committees on bioaerosols. Dr. Burge also served on the Board of Directors of the New England Chapter of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

Dr. Kamash Ramanathan
Regional Director (West/Central)

Dr. Kamash Ramanathan received his Ph.D. in Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from the University of Idaho. In 2001, He joined Eurofins EMLab P&K after years of conducting scientific research and teaching in the field of microbiology. Dr. Ramanathan possesses vast experience in laboratory management and is a member of various academic and scientific organizations and serves as a technical expertise in the field of microbiology and molecular biology. Dr. Ramanathan oversees the So. San Francisco, California laboratory and in addition is responsible for overall operations and service quality provided through our laboratories in the Western Region.

Dr. Michael Berg
Regional Director (East)

Dr. Michael Berg joined Eurofins EMLab P&K in 2005 and worked as Department Manager and Technical Director before taking the position of Regional Director. He holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. Dr. Berg researched plant pathology and plant genetics as postdoctoral fellow at Oklahoma State University. He also worked in fungicide research for BASF in Germany. Dr. Berg has published his work in peer reviewed journals and presented at national and international meetings. Dr. Berg also presents webinars for Eurofins EMLab P&K and speaks at workshops and meetings for AIHA, IAQA, and other industry organizations.

Dave Spurlock

Dave Spurlock
Vice President, Operations 

Mr. Spurlock has over 30 years of experience in the environmental, diagnostics, biotech and healthcare services industries.  Mr. Spurlock is responsible for leadership of Eurofins TestAmerica affiliate companies; Eurofins EMLab P&K microbiology and Environmental Sampling and Supply (ESS) consumables businesses.  Mr. Spurlock’s previous roles with TestAmerica were Vice President of Sales & Marketing; Vice President of Corporate Development of strategic partnerships, M&A and international business development.  His experience is rooted in the clinical laboratory industry where he spent 25 years driving profitable revenue growth at executive and senior manager level roles with companies such as SmithKline Beecham, Quest Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America.  He has a Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Business Administration from Robert Morris University.

Doug Stein
Sales Director

Doug Stein joined Eurofins EMLab P&K in 2006 after spending 6 years as a Research Polymer Chemist and Analytical Chemist. Through Doug’s tenure at EMLab P&K, he has filled the roles of Account Manager, Regional Account Manager, Senior Account Executive and began his role as Sales Director in 2012. Doug holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Polymer Science and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi.