US Food and Drug Administration
CAPT Sean M. Boyd, MPH, USPHS serves as the Director of the Office of Regulatory Programs in the Office of Product Evaluation and Quality at FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). In this capacity he is responsible for managing the Center’s programs related to premarket, postmarket and compliance reviews.
Over the course of his career, CAPT Boyd’s experience includes that of a regulatory researcher and engineering analyst, compliance reviewer, and manager of several organizations within FDA. He has been responsible for all aspects of medical device premarket, postmarket and compliance activities and, prior to joining the Office of Product Evaluation and Quality in 2019, led and transformed many aspects of CDRH’s medical device and electronic product radiation control programs. He is an expert in FDA’s requirements for a variety of consumer, commercial and industrial electronic products, as well as radiation-emitting medical devices. He received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University and his Masters in Public Health from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
CAPT Boyd is an active duty commissioned officer in the United States Public Health Service (USPHS). He is a former Team Commander for one of two Washington DC-based medical response teams (PHS-1 Rapid Deployment Force); and has deployed in response to several disasters and crises, both domestically and abroad. Most recently, this includes response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, where officers provided medical care to individuals displaced from the Florida Keys and U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. His experience also includes serving as Executive Officer of the Monrovia Medical Unit (an Ebola Treatment Unit) in Liberia, Africa; where the USPHS Commissioned Corps provided care to healthcare workers infected with Ebola Virus Disease.
Monday, September 23
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM