Suzana Oštarčević
Head of Safety in Medicines & Medical Products


Suzana Oštarčević  MPharm  earned her diploma at the Pharmaceutical faculty in Zagreb, Croatia.

She worked in a public pharmacy for 13 years and 1 year in distribution of medicinal products and medical devices.
From 2000 to 2004 she worked in the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia as Higher Counceller for narcotics, medical devices and licensing of medicinal products.

Then, as of 2004 she came to the Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices to take the position of Head of Division for Safe Use of Medicinal Products and Medical Devices.

She is a member of the Medical Device Expert Group (MDEG), Compliance & Enforcement working group (COEN), Classification and Borderlines EG, Medical Device Committee and Competent Authority for Medical Devices CAMD.


How many years have you been in the industry?
I have been in the regulatory CA for more than 10 years


Why do you believe that the European Device & Diagnostic Regulation Conference is important?
The importance of the European Device & Diagnostic Regulation Conference is in clarification of legislative changes.


What do you hope attendees will take away from your presentation, workshop or panel discussion?
Understanding and maybe the view how they have to change their business activities


What inspires your passion and/or interest for regulatory affairs and/or healthcare?
Knowledge that my work results will enhance public health safety


Suzana will be one of the distinguished presenters at the 3rd Ann. EU Medical Device & Diagnostic Regulation Conference.