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Michelle Tarver

Director of Patient Science and Engagement, PSE, CDRH
The Patient Science and Engagement Program fosters innovative approaches to collecting, analyzing and integrating the patient perspective in the development, evaluation and surveillance of medical devices, including digital health technologies. Her program interacts with digital health & real world evidence teams to maximize ways in which patient input can be integrated in regulatory decisions. Under her leadership, CDRH is making the integration of the patients’ perspectives throughout the total product lifecycle of medical devices part of its daily business. Dr. Tarver has extensive experience in premarket and postmarket review of various medical devices, developing guidance documents and standards, and fostering external collaborations.