Natalie Abts, MS, Genentech - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Natalie Abts, MS

Head of Human Factors Engineering
San Francisco, California
Breakthrough science. One moment, one day, one person at a time.

Natalie Abts is the Head of Human Factors Engineering at Genentech, where she manages the team that conducts all human factors activities for Genentech’s drug delivery devices.

Prior to joining Genentech, Natalie worked in medical device consulting for seven years with the National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare. Natalie has specialized experience in planning and executing both formative stage usability evaluations and validation studies for medical devices and combination products on the FDA approval pathway.

Natalie holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering with a focus on human factors and ergonomics from the University of Wisconsin, where she was mentored by Dr. Ben-Tzion Karsh.

Related Sessions:

3rd Annual Combination Products /
/ Pre-Filled Syringes Summit 2020

Enhance expertise sharing in developing pre-filled syringes and provide attendees with ample networking opportunities.
  • 02 Dec 2020
  • Virtual,
  • Pharma
WORKSHOP's Day: Friday, 04 December 2020
CASE STUDY: Root Cause Analysis Best Practices
  • Recommended techniques for conducting root cause analysis in a human factors study
  • Interpreting root cause analysis data
  • Using results to identify design improvement opportunities
  • Determining impact on residual risk
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