Senior Vice President - Regulatory Affairs and Quality AssuranceDr. Edward F. Smith III., Ph.D. is Senior Vice President Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance of the company. He was Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Drug Safety at Zogenix, Inc., since October 2008, which he joined as Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs in April 2007. Before joining Zogenix, he served as Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs at Connetics Corporationration from 2006 to 2007 Director, Regulatory Affairs at Nektar Therapeutics from 2004 to 2006 Director, Corporationrationrate Regulatory Affairs at Valeant Pharmaceuticals from 2001 to 2004 and Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Research Development at Radiance Medical Systems, Inc., from 1999 to 2001. He previously held research and development positions at Mallinckrodt Inc. from 1992 to 1999, at SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals from 1986 to 1992, and at CibaGeigy from 1984 to 1985. Dr.160Smith held postdoctoral fellowships at the Institute of Pharmacology at the University of Koln in Germany, and the Medical University of South Carolina
President Since 2016 MBA#160;Smith received a B.S. in biology from Montana State University, a Ph.D. in physiology from Thomas Jefferson University, and an M.B.A. from Washington University. He also holds a Regulatory Affairs Certification.