Executive Director, Medical Device Consulting

Email: crhim@nsf.org
Phone: + 1 202.828.1581

Caroline Rhim has nearly 10 years of experience in the medical device and public health sectors. She provides strategic and hands-on regulatory consulting services for clients looking to introduce innovative medical devices to patients. Prior to joining NSF International, she served as Branch Chief for anterior spinal devices at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). Dr. Rhim’s extensive regulatory experience includes leading the scientific and regulatory review of premarket submissions for a wide array of novel products in the areas of orthopedic and cardiovascular devices. At the FDA, she was also integral in streamlining the premarket and postmarket review processes, as well as classification efforts for posterior cervical screw systems. Dr. Rhim received Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in materials science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a doctorate degree in biomedical engineering from Duke University.