Susan  Bain

Susan Bain, DRSc

Assistant Professor of Regulatory and Quality Sciences

Regulatory and Quality Sciences

Contact Information

  • 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 140
    Los Angeles, CA 90033
  • CHP 140-G
  • 213.442.1462


Doctorate of Regulatory Science (DRSc), USC
Master of Science in Regulatory Science (MSc), USC
B.S., Biological Science, Cal Poly, Pomona

Susan Bain


Susan Bain, DRSc is currently an Assistant Professor of Regulatory and Quality Sciences at USC and formerly a Professor of Practice and Program Director for Clinical, Regulatory and Quality at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) and Adjunct Professor of Practice and Concentration Coordinator for Clinical and Regulatory in KGI's School of Pharmacy. She is an accomplished quality and regulatory professional with experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries. She has a diverse regulatory compliance background in a broad range of FDA-regulated industries. Her most recent corporate experience includes serving as a Vice President of Quality/Regulatory Assurance and Operations at a medical device company and has held various management positions in Quality Control/Assurance and Regulatory Affairs over the past 25 years with firms including Baxter Healthcare, Grifols, Medegen, Inc., Peregrine Corporation, and Watson Pharmaceuticals. Additionally, Susan also worked at the FDA as an Investigator, focusing on drugs and medical devices.

Susan received a Doctorate of Regulatory Science (DRSc), a Master of Science in Regulatory Science (MSc) from the University of Southern California (USC) and a Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from Cal Poly, Pomona. She holds a graduate certificate in Effective Supervision from Cal Poly Pomona and is a member of the Orange County Regulatory Association (OCRA), DIA, PDA, AGRE and RAPS.