Susan Alpert, PhD, MD was named Vice President- Chief Quality and

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					                            SUSAN ALPERT, Ph.D., M.D.

                Senior Vice President – Chief Regulatory Officer

Susan Alpert, Ph.D., M.D. joined Medtronic in July 2003 as Vice President of Regulatory
Affairs and Compliance. She is currently Senior Vice President, Chief Regulatory Officer
and in this role she is responsible for all Medtronic global regulatory efforts. Prior to
joining Medtronic, Susan served C.R. Bard, Inc., as Vice President of Regulatory
Sciences. She also previously worked at the FDA where she held a variety of positions
in the Centers dealing with drugs, devices and radiological health, and foods, including
six years as the Director of the Office of Device Evaluation. She is a microbiologist and
pediatrician with a specialty in infectious diseases and has practical experience in
laboratory research and clinical trials.

Susan has served on the board of the Food Drug Law Institute (FDLI), a forum for the
FDA and the legal, business, academic and consumer communities to exchange
perspectives on public policy, law and regulation relating to products subject to FDA
jurisdiction. She serves on the board of advisors for the Medical Technology Leadership
Forum (MTLF), an educational organization focused on policy makers, the general
public, and the media regarding critical issues affecting the development and adoption of
advanced medical technology. In addition, Susan serves on the board of the Women
Business Leaders (WBL), an organization of women leaders in the health care sector
and on the board of the Minnesota International Center. She is also a past Chair of the
Regulatory Affairs Professional Society and a Fellow in that society. Susan serves on
the Executive Committee of the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI), one of the
public/private partnerships working with the FDA to streamline the development of
medical products.

Susan completed her undergraduate degree at Barnard College, Columbia University in
New York City and holds a master’s degree and Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from New
York University. She received her medical degree from the University of Miami (Florida)
and completed her clinical training at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York
and at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Susan Alpert
Medtronic, Inc.
710 Medtronic Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55432
Phone: 763-505-3058
FAX:           763-505-2630

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