Mr. David Caretti, DEVCOM CBC

Chief, Chemical Biological Protection and Decontamination Division, DEVCOM CBC, USA

Mr. David Caretti serves as the Chief of the Chemical Biological Protection and Decontamination Division within the Research and Technology Directorate at the U.S. Army DEVCOM Chemical Biological Center. Mr. Caretti has over 29 years of experience in respiratory protection research and development. He has authored 36 open-literature publications and 42 government technical reports on human performance during respirator wear, human factors associated with military and commercial individual protective equipment, and protective assessments of novel respirator designs. Mr. Caretti has served on several national and international committees addressing the development of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear respirator standards.

As a member of the International Society for Respiratory Protection, Mr. Caretti has served on the Journal’s editorial board for over 17 years. He earned a B.S. in biology from Pennsylvania State University and an M.S. in applied anatomy and physiology from Boston University.