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David Gallup, Ed.D.

The Training and Communications Group, Inc. was founded in 1981 by David A. Gallup, Ed.D. and Katherine V. Domenick, Ed.D. to provide customized training and communications services in training needs assessment, training program design, production and evaluation, technical writing services, and corporate communications.

Over 30 years experience in training within the pharmaceutical industry, working with traditional pharmaceuticals, biotechnology companies, vaccines manufacturers and manufacturers of blood derived products. Expertise and skills include:

  • Selling services into the pharmaceutical industry;  including client contact and proposal writing
  • Managing projects; from one person assignments to large scale engagements
  • Designing, delivering and evaluating competency-based training programs and materials
  • Producing award winning training programs and materials in print, television and computer-based formats

Experience developing and evaluating programs for:

  • Manufacturing and packaging operations
  • Laboratory processes
  • Facilities and Engineering
  • Maintenance
  • Warehousing and Distribution

Work has been completed for major pharmaceutical manufacturers including:

  • Abbott
  • Abgenix
  • Alcon
  • Amgen
  • American Vaccine
  • Bayer
  • Becton-Dickinson
  • Berlex
  • BiogenIdec
  • BioPort (Emergent BioSolutions)
  • Centocor
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Cell Genecys
  • Centeon
  • Centocor
  • Cepahalon
  • Diosynth
  • DSM Pharmaceuticals
  • GE Nuclear
  • Genentech
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Leiner
  • McNeil
  • Medtronics
  • Merck
  • Mylan Laboratories


  • NovoNorkdisk
  • Nycomed Amersham
  • Ortho-McNeil
  • Pfizer
  • Pharmacia
  • Schering Plough
  • Solvay
  • Talecris
  • VaxGen
  • Vivus
  • Wyeth

Project experience includes developing competency-based, technical skill training curriculum for healthcare manufacturers.  Other assignments have included:

  • Conducting Job/Task Analyses
  • Conducting Needs Assessments
  • Conducting Training Workshops

  • Developing and Producing Job Aids
  • Developing and Producing cGMP Programs
  • Developing and Producing New Employee Orientation Programs

  • Writing Self-Instructional Guides
  • Writing Knowledge Assessments
  • Writing Standard Operating Procedures
  • Writing Performance and On-the-Job Skills Checklists
  • Writing Leader’s Guides, Trainee Guides and Lesson Plans


  • Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA - Ed.D.
  • Westminster College, Westminster, PA - M.Ed.
  • Westminster College, Westminster, PA - B.A.

Current Professional and Academic Association Memberships

  • American Society for Training and Development
  • National Society for Performance and Instruction
  • Parenteral Drug Association



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