SME Profile

Neil Burris


Neil Burris entered the medical device business in 1988, working for a manufacturer of implantable cardiac pacemakers. During his 22 years of experience, Mr. Burris’ various experiences in Quality Systems, Contamination Control, Clinical Data Management, and Sterilization Science combine to form a background particularly suitable for understanding Regulatory Affairs for Medical Devices. He strives to aid in facilitating the legal sale of ethical, safe, and effective devices. He has previously served on standards writing committees for the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and the Institute for Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST). He currently serves as President of the Rocky Mountain Regulatory Affairs Society, and earns a living via a successful independent consulting practice. Neil Burris was formally educated at Colorado State University, and holds degrees Chemistry and Microbiology.