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Heather Howell

Global Managing Director, Health Sciences Training

Medical Devices

Heather Howell has more than 25 years of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) experience developing communication strategies for high-risk safety issues and leading blended learning programs. At the U.S. FDA, Ms. Howell served as the Deputy Director, Office of Communication and Education in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), where she developed benefit-risk information and implemented a robust risk communication program. Ms. Howell works with the medical device industry to minimize patient risk by ensuring that client communication strategies are consistent with FDA directives and policies. She is expanding NSF’s current U.S. and European medical device training internationally, growing certification training programs and offering customized and innovative solutions to help companies comply with the ever-changing regulatory landscape.