Tina Rees is the Associate Director of Human Factors at Ferring Pharmaceuticals, where she is responsible for the development and implementation of Human Factors and Usability Engineering processes into the overall product development process.
Prior to her move to Ferring, she was a Principal Research Scientist in Human Factors at Eli Lilly, focusing on human factors usability within the diabetes division.
She has conducted many formative and summative usability studies and has participated in a number of submissions to regulatory authorities resulting in clearance of medical devices and approval of combination products.
She received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Research from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She is a strong proponent of human centered design processes and incorporating human factors early into the device development process.