WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coghlin Companies' Cogmedix is proud to announce that Scott Cook, Director of Quality and Compliance, has been named Society of Quality Assurance President. The SQA is a professional membership organization whose mission is to promote and advance an understanding of the principles of quality assurance in human, animal and environmental health research. Through his work as Director of Quality and Compliance with Cogmedix, a medical device manufacturer, Cook is well equipped for the privilege of serving as SQA President. Cook has been involved in the organization for years, serving in the New England Regional Chapter as Vice President, President and Past President. He has over 18 years of biopharmaceutical experience, working for Astra Pharmaceutical, Biogen, Primedica, Charles River and Cogmedix, in positions involving cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices), GLP (Good Laboratory Practices), and GCP (Good Clinical Practices) regulations.
"This is an incredible opportunity for me this year. It is an honor and privilege to be elected in this position," said Cook. He continued, "As President, I look forward to continuing to strengthen the society's specialty sections and regional chapters. The industry is constantly changing and evolving with new innovations and technology, and we must continue to adapt, grow and collaborate to see continuous success."
"Cogmedix places extremely high value on quality and compliance and is proud to have one of our own leading the Society of Quality Assurance. Scott has gained tremendous experience with quality and compliance assurance through his work over the last 20 years and most recently with Cogmedix," said Matt Giza, Vice President and General Manager of Cogmedix.
Cook will be able to transfer quality control knowledge and expertise gained in medical device contract manufacturing at Cogmedix to his work as President of the SQA. Additionally, his work and collaboration at the SQA will offer valuable knowledge and resources that Cook can refer to, ensuring that quality control and medical device compliance at Cogmedix will continue to excel.
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Cogmedix is a US-based, FDA QSR compliant, ISO 13485 certified contract manufacturer for medical devices. A subsidiary of Coghlin Companies Inc., Cogmedix focuses on the production of Class I and Class II medical devices for the critical care, home healthcare, emergency room, and industrial laboratories markets. For more information about Cogmedix, visit www.cogmedix.com.