David Perkins

  PhotoDavid Perkins, J.D. has been with Abbott Laboratories since 2009 in the Corporate Legal Regulatory and Compliance Department. As of October 2011, he serves as Director of Quality Management for Abbott. He is responsible for managing regulatory compliance activities, management review and metrics, facility compliance and inspection readiness. David has nineteen years of government and industry experience with a background in chemistry, quality assurance, and legal regulatory affairs. David worked for the FDA for ten years as a chemist in the Chicago and Philadelphia Districts and then as a drug specialist investigator in the Chicago District. Prior to joining Abbott, David served as Legal Counsel at American Pharmaceutical Partners, Director of Regulatory Affairs/Regulatory Counsel at Cardinal Health, and Vice President of Quality and Facility Compliance at Sagent Pharmaceuticals. David earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Chicago and his Juris Doctor of Law from Chicago-Kent College of Law. [October 2012, AH]