Originally Published MDDI May 2003
AdvaMed has appointed Elizabeth D. Jacobson as executive vice president, technology and regulatory affairs. Jacobson will join AdvaMed on June 2 to bring an extensive record with FDA to the organization. Jacobson joined FDA in 1975 as a research geneticist and held a number of senior science and management positions in CDRH and FDA. She served as acting FDA senior advisor for science from 2000 to 2001, deputy director of CDRH from 1990 to 2001, and director of CDRH's Office of Science and Technology, she directed the laboratory research and testing programs in the physical, life, and engineering sciences for the Center. Jacobson is a past chair of the Global Harmonization Task Force, and serves as a member of Health Canada's Science Advisory Board.
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