Meena Chettiar has worked as a Scientist for Health Canada and as a Quality Management Professional in food, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries for over 25 Years in Canada and the United States. During this time, Meena has had the opportunity to be audited by the US FDA several times and so is very proficient in FDA expectations in the regulated industry. She holds several certifications in Quality from the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and is currently the Chair of ASQ in MN, USA.
As a Certified Senior ISO 13485 Auditor for Exemplar Global, Meena has performed several ISO audits in the United States and overseas. She is the co-author of Certified Bio-Medical Auditor (CBA) Primer for Quality Council of Indiana, ASQ Learning Institute registered instructor for CBA and has participated in developing the body of Knowledge for CQA and CSQP certifications. She currently works in Minneapolis, USA, in the Medical Device Industry. She also serves as an adjunct instructor for the master’s program in Medical Technology Quality and Regulatory Affairs for St. Cloud State University in their Plymouth facility. She has master’s degrees in Chemistry from India, Chemical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Canada, and in Regulatory Affairs for Medical Devices from St. Cloud State University.
In 2016, she received the MFEST (Minnesota Federation of Engineering, Science and Technology) Distinguished Science and Technology Professional Award. She has been presenting webinars in topics related to QA and QC in the FDA regulated industry for over 10 years.