Barbara J. Patterson joined Charles River with the acquisition of The Primedica Group in February 2001, where she was the Senior Director of Regulatory Compliance. With over 30 years of experience, Ms. Patterson has played a pivotal role in developing a world-class regulatory affairs and compliance organization. In 2012, Ms. Patterson was promoted to Corporate Vice President, Global Preclinical Services Quality Assurance & Compliance. In this role, she was instrumental in leading numerous quality assurance and compliance initiatives that helped the company achieve a reputation for excellence among clients. In 2014, her role was expanded to include Regulatory Affairs and in 2016, Ms. Patterson was promoted to Corporate Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Compliance. In this role, Ms. Patterson will assist the company in maintaining the high standards required by clients and regulatory agencies worldwide.
Ms. Patterson holds a B.A. degree from The Pennsylvania State University.