Corporate Vice President, Quality, Regulatory, Clinical, Edwards Lifesciences
John P. McGrath, Ph.D., has been corporate vice president, quality, of Edwards Lifesciences since 2007. He has more than 25 years of medical device and combination product experience in quality, manufacturing and product development. Prior to joining Edwards, McGrath was vice president of quality at Cordis Corporation in Miami Lakes, Fla., where his quality assurance responsibilities included cardiovascular, endovascular and neurovascular businesses. Prior to that, he was director of quality at CR Bard’s USCI and electrophysiology divisions. He received a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, a master’s degree in total quality management from Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom, and a doctorate degree in management from California Coast University.