Barry Craner retired in 2014 as Vice President of QA/RA at Stellartech Research Corporation (contract design, development, manufacturing and servicing of Class II and III medical devices), has Masters degrees in Science (Cardiac Physiology) and Business (Computer Information Systems with Distinction), an equivalent minor in electrical engineering, four certifications by ASQ (CQE, CRE, CQA, CBA), Regulatory Affairs Certified by RAPS (RAC-US), Past Chair of the ASQ Biomedical Division (2007-2008), the ASQ San Diego Section (1987-1988), and three times Chair of the ASQ Biomedical Northern California Discussion Group (2005, 2014, 2016). Barry is adjunct Professor in the MSQA program with the California State University (12 years), Instructor for UC Santa Cruz Graduate Extension, teaching Risk Management at the graduate medical device and regulatory certification programs (10 years). He has delivered numerous papers and presentations for more than 30 years on other topics such as calibration systems, management auditing, risk management auditing, software quality assurance, design control, managing contract design and manufacturing, training, auditing, issues in virtual/startup companies, and Leadership in Volunteer Organizations. In 2008, Barry received the Simon Collier Quality Award by Los Angeles ASQ Section, in 2010 the Marvin Rosenbaum Distinguished Service Award by the ASQ Biomedical Division. In 2015, the ASQ Biomedical Division established the Barrett C. Craner scholarship for young QA practitioners. In 2017, he taught Risk Management to two Cohorts of FDA officials at their Headquarters in Silver Springs, Maryland. Barry continues to consult in Risk Management and other medical device topcs. He enjoys traveling, speaking, and tinkering.
Wednesday, May 22
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM