Otto Bock HealthCare compliance specialist Leslie Pitt Schneider has
accepted the newly created position of clinical and regulatory affairs manager
for the company effective June 1. In her new role, she will be assisting in
developing this area of the business by providing regulatory oversight to
product testing, clinical trials, FDA submissions and general regulatory
“As Otto Bock grows and our products become more sophisticated and
complex, focusing on clinical and regulatory affairs is an especially critical
function of our business,” Scott Schneider, chief marketing officer of
Otto Bock’s North American region, said in a press release. “We are
committed to being proactive in this area and to partnering with our clinical
customers, and are pleased to have Leslie, with her relevant experience and
education, available to step into this newly created position and make an
In previous roles, Schneider’s responsibilities ranged from
performing clinical trials to overseeing the implementation and compliance of
clinical trials in private physician practices and academic medical centers.
Additionally, she currently sits on the University of Minnesota Institutional
Review Board and previously held positions for an Institutional Biosafety
Committee, Nursing Research Boards, and Conflict of Interest Committees.
“I look forward to using my related clinical and regulatory
experience to promote the best outcomes possible for the people who use our
products,” Schneider said.