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Beaufort SVP selected as board president of the Association of Medical Diagnostics Manufacturers

Karin Hughes, Ph.D., Beaufort’s Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory and Quality, was recently appointed president of Association of Medical Diagnostics Manufacturers (AMDM) board of directors. This appointment recognizes Dr. Hughes’ extensive in vitro diagnostic industry experience and long track record of leadership and expertise navigating the global regulatory affairs and quality landscape.

Dr. Hughes has worked in the in vitro diagnostic, biotech, and life science industries for 20 years. Her insights and experience in global regulatory strategy and submissions, quality system management and implementation, and clinical operations for a broad range of programs and products. Dr. Hughes’ leads a seasoned team of regulatory experts who work to help clients accelerate diagnostic co(development) and commercialization, and is well versed in the collaboration and leadership needed to serve as president of the AMDM board of directors.

Prior to her appointment, Dr. Hughes has served on AMDM’s board of directors since 2009. In her new role, Dr. Hughes will lead the nonprofit trade association’s mission, which is to assist in the exchange of technical information among members of the industry, and in the formulation of, and compliance with, regulatory legislation standards and protocols. She also will be an educational resource for regulatory submissions and other compliance information related to the in vitro diagnostic industry.

Beaufort is thrilled that one of its most esteemed employees has been recognized by such a respected organization through this appointment. Since being founding in 2004, Beaufort’s mission has been to help our clients advance human health through the rapid development and commercialization of innovative diagnostic assays. As part of our commitment, we work to support and empower our team members in their respective field. Dr. Karin Hughes is a role model when it comes to her passion, expertise, and achievement and we congratulate her on this appointment.

In her capacity as president of the AMDM board of directors, Dr. Hughes will be presenting the opening remarks at the association’s Annual IVD Regulatory Meeting on Tuesday, April 18. She also will be participating on the AMDM’s IVDR panel on Wednesday, April 19. You can find a full agenda at:

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