Christina's current position is the Director of Research and Human Factors at Radius Product Development where her primary role is to provide technical oversight to the research and HF teams and champion the integration of human factors in the product development process.
In this role, she
has contributed technical expertise to a number of projects ranging from large scale medical devices, bioprocessing and manufacturing, to systems and consumer goods.
is an expert at translating research findings such as user needs, requirements, product strengths and product weaknesses into compelling design directions and solutions.
At the heart of her
skill set are human factors and ergonomics where she
has carried out numerous User-Centered Risk Analyses, HF/E Evaluations and Competitive Benchmarks while taking great pride in maintaining the integrity of sound HF/E guidelines and standards throughout the development process.
brings over a decade of experience in usability testing and user research experience having conducted more than 1000 one-on-one sessions in various product domains and user environments in both the U.S. and internationally.
At the heart of Christina's skill set are human factors and ergonomics where she
has carried out numerous HF/E evaluations and competitive benchmarks and takes great pride in maintaining the integrity of sound HF/E guidelines and standards throughout the various stages of the design process.
A great deal of her
training was in research methodologies and statistical analyses which she
leverages in the majority of her
Chris Smalley has recently joined Merck where he has responsibility for innovative processes and biotechnology implementation and validation and single-use-systems worldwide in the vaccine and pharmaceutical businesses of the organization.
Previously, he had been the Director of Quality Operations for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals for 12 years with responsibility for setting validation standards and conducting validation activities globally in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer health and nutritional businesses.
research experience includes responsibility for Quality in the United States operations of the Sanofi
He has also worked for the Johnson & Johnson, where he was the Plant Manager for the Parenterals facility for Janssen Pharmaceutical.
Chris retired from the United States Air Force as a Lt.
Col where he practiced as a pharmacist and healthcare administrator and is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Pa.
graduate education includes a MBA from Temple University Fox School of Business and a Masters of Science in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Temple University School of Pharmacy.
has performed post-graduate work with the United States Navy
at the Monterey, Calif. Post-Graduate School
Chris is currently a member of the PDA Board of Directors as well as a member of the Science Advisory Board.