Sharon graduated from Dublin City University in 2004 with an honours degree in Medical Mechanical Engineering. In 2005 she took up a position at Cook Medical, where she worked in the Regulatory Affairs department for 2 years before moving to the Research and Development department as an R&D Engineer. For the ensuing 11 years, Sharon worked in the design and development of medical devices for use in endoscopy and has seen several devices to launch. Sharon has been also been awarded two patents.
With her significant and diverse experience in the medical device industry, Sharon brings extensive knowledge of the medical device development process to the MET centre. She has an in-depth understanding of design controls and risk management and has been involved in all aspects of the development process from concept development right through to design verification and validation and product launch.