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.
Areas of Expertise (4)
Regulatory and Quality Sciences
University of Southern California: D.R.Sc.
University of Southern California: M.Sc.
California State Polytechnic University: B.S.
Enhanced pedicle rod clamp device
An enhanced pedicle rod clamp device for connecting two or more pedicle rods in spinal surgery is disclosed. The device may include an arm, an upper clamp, and a lower clamp, which are configured for coupling to a pedicle rod. The upper clamp may be coupled to the arm, and the lower clamp may be coupled to the upper clamp. The upper clamp may be rotationally and/or translationally movable with respect to at least one of the arm and the lower clamp. The lower clamp may be rotationally and/or translationally movable with respect to at least one of the arm and the upper clamp.