Sharon Timberlake

Ms. Timberlake has practiced exclusively in the area of Clinical, Quality, and Regulatory Affairs for medical device companies over the past 12 years. She is certified in both Regulatory and Clinical Research. She began her career as a Clinical Research Associate for Summit Technology, Inc. where she worked on clinical trials that gained FDA approval for the first laser system to treat near sightedness. Sharon was an integral member of Assurance Medical, where she spent over 4 years developing clinical trials that were used to support clearance of a breast mapping device. During her tenure at Biosphere Medical, Ms. Timberlake oversaw IDE clinical studies, developed the Quality System policies and procedures for both US and European operations, and obtained marketing clearance for embolic materials. Ms. Timberlake has worked with multiple Contract Research Organizations and independent consultants throughout her career. Today, Ms. Timberlake is Director of Clinical & Regulatory Affairs for Palomar Medical, where she focuses her energies on the development and approval of laser systems for cosmetic applications.


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