Susan Alpert, MD, PhD joins Canary Medical as Regulatory Affairs Leader

Former Senior Vice President, Chief Regulatory Officer at Medtronic

As one of the foremost leaders in the complex regulatory arena of medical devices, combination products, and healthcare information, Susan Alpert, MD, PhD, has been recruited by Life Science Partner to serve as the top regulatory advisor for Canary Medical.

Canary Medical has established an innovative portfolio of intellectual property surrounding its CHIRP (Canary Medical Implantable Recording Processor) technology that is transforming the medical field as it allows medical device manufacturers to integrate a 1cc implanted device for wireless data transmission.

“As a seasoned expert within the inner workings of the FDA on healthcare data and appropriate management of patient information, the regulatory role at Canary will be a natural fit for Alpert following her retirement from Medtronic,” states Tom Callaway, MD, President of Life Science Partner.  “Alpert will be an invaluable source for Canary’s rapidly growing company and current leadership team- Bill Hunter, CEO and Jeff Gross, CTO.

Susan completed her bachelor’s degree at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City and holds a master’s degree and Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from New York University. She received her medical degree from the University of Miami (Florida) and completed her clinical training at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York and at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.