Zane Arp, PhD
United States Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland

Zane Arp is the Director of the Division of Biomedical Physics (DBP) in The Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories (OSEL) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) at the FDA.  His divisions focus is developing regulatory science tool that accelerate patient access to innovative, safe, and effective medical devices through best in the world regulatory science.  Research within his division has produced over 40 regulatory science tools in areas such as neurostimulation, cardiology, electrical safety, ophthalmology, in-vivo diagnostics, orthopedics, advanced patient monitoring and control, and patient preference.  Dr. Arp has a PhD in physical chemistry from Texas A&M University and 17 years of industry experience. Previously, Dr. Arp has worked at Los Alamos National Laboratories, NASA’s Johnson Space Control center at Wyle Laboratories, and GSK with a focus on developing sensor solutions for applications for space sciences, explosives, pharmaceuticals, and health care.