Dr. Bix is a professor at the School of Packaging at Michigan State University and an adjunct associate at Clemson University. She was appointed, and currently serves as the US delegate to ISO TC122 WG 9, a group which is developing a standard for measuring the accessibility of packages. Bix served as the Vice-Chair of Committee D10.32, the Committee on Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Medical Packaging, from 2004-2007, and as a member of Committee F-02, the flexible barrier material committee, since 2002. In 2008 she was named one of the 100 most notable people in the medical device industry by Medical Devices and Diagnostics Industry.
PKG 452 Medical Packaging: Special requirements for packaging pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Evaluation of package systems and packaging procedures.
PKG 485 Packaging Development: Package development including selection, design and implementation of package systems for protection, distribution, merchandising, use and disposal.
PKG 490, Section 003 Directed Studies in Packaging: Development of solutions to specific packaging problems. Supervised individual study.