Felicia Lo has joined the Medical Imaging Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of NEMA, as the director of Regulatory and Markets Strategy, MITA has announced. In her new role, Lo will promote adoption of NEMA standards among industry stakeholders, including regulators and industry and standards development organizations, and collaborate with international organizations such as the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF).

“Through NEMA, MITA leads standards development for the medical imaging and radiation therapy industries to improve safety and foster efficiencies in the healthcare delivery process,” said Gail Rodriguez, executive director of MITA. “Felicia’s robust policy background—and her appreciation for how standards and other technical resources can be leveraged by industry and its regulators—will help to drive adoption of NEMA/MITA standards domestically and abroad.”

Prior to coming to MITA, Lo served as the IT reform project manager to the Department of Energy (DoE) for Energy Enterprise Solutions, LLC. She also worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as the independent verification and validation information manager for the Benefits Services Program through Innovative Management Concepts. Lo received an MBA from George Washington University and a Masters of Science in Information Technology from the University of Maryland University College.

“I am pleased to be joining an organization that plays such an integral role in the advancement and harmonization of regulations and standards, and look forward to working with MITA and our industry partners to enhance patient safety and medical device performance,” said Lo.

For more information, visit MITA.