Russell Roberson

Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Healthcare Information Technologies and Performance Solutions
Biosystems Engineering alumni

HIGHLIGHTS

Current Position
Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Healthcare Information Technologies and Performance Solutions
General Electric Healthcare

Current Location
Barrington, Illinois

Awards
GEHC Presidential Award (2009); Awards for Regulatory Inspection Excellence (2007-09); Outstanding Engineering Alumni, Auburn University Biosystems Engineering (2007); Quality Leadership Award (2006)

What Russell Is Doing Now

My current role is to lead the quality and regulatory operations for both medical and non-medical devices areas within the Information Technologies and Performance Solutions business unit of my company. This involves responsibility for the quality management systems of the business, such as design, manufacturing, regulatory, post market, engineering, et al and involves working with regulators, business units and customers from all over the world. As part of my responsibility, I seek to influence the development and implementation of regulations and standards that affect the medical device industry through membership on industry committees, et all.

Auburn Memories

When I was at Auburn I was in a fraternity (FarmHouse) that was very active in the agricultural community. Many of my fraternity brothers were enrolled in Agriculture Engineering, Animal Sciences, Agronomy and pre-vet. It was this association that helped me understand the value of an agricultural engineering degree. In Dr. Flood’s class on Food Science, I learned about the application of the principles of the classes I had been taking. In fact, I still have the text book from this class in my office today; not because it is applicable to medical drugs and devices, but more to remind me to apply the knowledge I have. We had an active Student Agriculture Engineering Club at the time and I enjoyed the meetings and helping work with Old Nancy. One neat activity was taking Old Nancy out to Loachapoka.

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