Associations & Certifications

SQM stays in the forefront of developmental change by actively participating on domestic and international standards committees and associations. Our participation allows us to not only keep current with the latest developments but to influence future efforts. A partial list of past and current associations include:

Active Membership

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)

  • Secretary to Executive Board Software Sub-Committee

    • Developing International Standard for Medical Device Software 

American Society for Quality Control (ASQ)

  • Software Division

  • Biomedical Engineering Division

  • Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Division


Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

  • Computer Society Division

  • Safety Standards Planning Committee

  • Reviewer for Validation and Verification Standard


International Standards Organization (ISO) / International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC)

  • Information Technology / Software Engineering (ISO/IEC JTC1/ SC7)

  • Developer of ISO 12207 – Software Lifecycle Process

  • Developer of ISO 15504 – (SPICE) Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination

  • Developer of ISO 15026 Software Integrity Levels

  • Quality Management (TC 176)

  • Participant in US Task Force to Update ISO 9000-3

  • Elected as a member of the United States delegation for major international meetings in Washington, DC, USA; Turin, Italy; Stockholm, Sweden; London, England; Walnut Creek, CA, USA; Sydney, Australia; Prague, Czech Republic, Tokyo, Japan


General Membership

Computer-Based Patient Record Institute 

Health Level 7 (HL7)
Health Industry Bar Code Association (HIBBC)

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) 

Teltech Technical Expert
Member of Strathmore's WHO'S WHO
woman-owned business enterprise, SBA, 8(a) certified

Certified SBA Organization


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