medical device development hot topics

Medical Device Development ‘Hot Topic’ Webinars


Mr. DeLauder is an expert in medical device development with over 25 years of experience in the field. Don’s areas of expertise include leadership, innovation, program management, and organization, all in support of getting safe and effective medical devices developed, approved through regulatory bodies, and into the market.

Most recently, Don was the Vice President for the Program Management Office at Draeger Medical Systems, Inc., with a focus on developing patient monitors for acute care settings. Formerly, Don was the Senior Director of Corporate Innovation for Bayer Radiology and Interventional, which includes the former MEDRAD, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer of innovative medical equipment and disposable products used in diagnostic imaging and vascular intervention procedures. At Bayer, Don was responsible for managing technology development to expand the company’s product opportunities and intellectual property portfolio. Earlier, also at MEDRAD, Don managed the Product Development Engineering organization, encompassing all of the engineering disciplines involved in new product development. Don also has almost seven years of experience with a medical device startup company, Computational Diagnostics, developing and driving regulatory approvals for neurophysiology monitoring systems. Finally, Don also has fourteen years of experience working in the precision measurement systems, defense electronics, and aerospace industries.

Don holds an MBA from the University of Michigan. He also holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University. While at West Virginia University, he was also a Swiger Doctoral Fellow, during which he completed his PhD coursework. A founding member of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Product Development Management Association (PDMA). He has held positions on the PDMA Executive Advisory Board. He has also been a Board Member of the Business Marketing Association.

We are excited to partner with Don in sharing his expertise in the Medical Device Development Field. He is a wealth of knowledge, a great speaker, and has a big heart for helping those in the industry. We hope you will join us in the next two webinars. If you cannot attend in person, be sure to register so you can have access to view the webinars on-demand. Reach out to the recruiters at Precision Life Sciences if you have any questions.

WATCH ON-DEMAND the first two Medical Device Development Webinars in this series:

#1 Avoiding FDA Roadblocks

#2 Design Controls, Software of Unknown Provenance (SOUP)

REGISTER for the UPCOMING WEBINAR in the Medical Device Development Series:


#3Hazard Analysis & Risk Management, Clinical Studies Wednesday, 11/02/22 at 11:00 am EST

#4 CAPA, Change Controls – Thursday 11/10/22 at 11:00 am EST