Life Science Partner announces the placement of Sara Toyloy, as vice president, regulatory affairs with Medtronic Vascular in Santa Rosa, California. Toyloy will work with the senior staff, business units, and geographic areas to set worldwide strategic direction for quality, regulatory affairs, and clinical research.
Toyloy was most recently director, clinical and regulatory affairs for Guidant Vascular. Toyloy began her career in the medical device industry as toxicology and immunology technician with Northview Pacific Laboratories. She later moved into quality assurance, joining Advanced Cardiovascular Systems as preclinical research associate. Toyloy also participated in the development of the artificial heart in Salt Lake City.
Toyloy, who lives in the San Francisco area, earned her bachelor’s in biological sciences from California State University. She is a native of the island of St. Vincent in the Caribbean.