Marilyn Neder Flack will join AAMI as VP for patient safety initiatives and executive director of the AAMI foundation.

Previously, Flack was director of the Division of Patient Safety Partnerships at the FDA’s Office of Surveillance and Biometrics in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health.

When she assumes her new role in September, she also will serve as executive director of the foundation’s Healthcare Technology Safety Institute, which focuses on safety initiatives that strengthen the development, management, and use of medical technology for improved patient outcomes. In this role, she will implement HTSI’s strategy, develop technology-related safety metrics, and aid in fundraising for the organization.

Flack holds a BA in speech-language pathology/audiology from Douglass College/Rutgers University; an MA in audiology from the University of Maryland; and a master’s certificate in project management from George Washington University.