Allison Strochlic, MS, CHFP, is a Research Director in Emergo by UL’s Human Factors Research & Design team, and was one of the team’s co-founders in 2005. She contributes to a wide range of activities that serve to identify user needs and evaluate and validate combination products and other medical technology. Ms Strochlic also advises clients on meeting FDA and other regulators’ expectations, is co-author of “Usability Testing of Medical Devices” and several technical articles, and speaks frequently on applying human factors to medical technology development. She is a board-certified human factors professional, and has undergraduate and graduate degrees in human factors.