Susan Bain, DRSc, is an assistant professor of Regulatory and Quality Sciences at USC and previously was 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. Bain also worked at the FDA as an investigator, focusing on drugs and medical devices.
She received a doctorate of regulatory science, a master of science in regulatory science from 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, DIA, PDA, AGRE and RAPS.