Regulatory & Clinical Research Institute, Inc. Appoints Tito Aldape As Vice President Of Regulatory Affairs And Quality Systems

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulatory & Clinical Research Institute, Inc. (RCRI), a Minneapolis-based company offering specialized consulting services to the medical products industry, announced the appointment of Tito Aldape as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Systems.

"Tito brings a wealth of experience and an outstanding track record of industry and regulatory involvement to this new position at RCRI," said Dave Meyer, the company's COO. "His unique combination of expertise in regulatory and quality, along with his project management and business development experience bring a strategic, senior level consultative role to RCRI."

Aldape holds both a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Chemistry and Master of Science in Biochemistry/Analytical Chemistry from the University of Texas, San Antonio. He is a Six Sigma Engineer and his vast experience and expertise is highly sought after. Aldape serves as a technical advisor to the both the FDA and NIOSH for both medical device manufacturing and pharmaceutical technology. In addition, he sits as ASTM chairman on four distinct technical committees, is a voting member at ASTM, and is the author of numerous ASTM consensus standards. Additional professional affiliations include the American Chemical Society, American Society for Quality, and Regulatory Affairs Professional Society. Aldape has authored an extensive list of published articles in various areas of expertise.

"RCRI's specialized support services for the medical device and bioscience industries are supported by an extraordinary team of experts who have a tremendous depth of industry experience and knowledge in their core disciplines," commented Aldape. "After meeting with RCRI," he added, "it became readily self-evident that this was an outstanding organization, an opportunity like no other, and one that I was excited to accept."

Aldape's previous positions as Vice President at MicroFlex Medical Corporation and Senior Manager at Baxter Healthcare and Allegiance Healthcare focused on medical devices and combination products. Prior to this, Aldape had leadership responsibilities at Alcon Laboratories / DPT Laboratories focusing on pharmaceutical and combination products. In addition, Aldape also worked as a Research Scientist for KRUG Life Sciences at the School of Aerospace Medicine where he lead and supported R&D projects for NASA. Tito has 20 years of experience in the US as well as international regulatory affairs and quality systems within the medical device, IVD, and biosciences industries. As RCRI's Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Systems, Aldape will lead the two departments while also serving as a Principal Advisor to further support the needs of clients in the areas of regulatory affairs, compliance, and quality systems.

Regulatory & Clinical Research Institute, Inc. (RCRI) is a leader in providing integrated CRO services to the Medical Devices, IVD, and Biosciences industries. The company's expert services include: regulatory affairs; clinical trial design and management; biostatistics; reimbursement and health economics; quality systems and compliance; preclinical services; and venture capital due diligence. RCRI is ISO 9001:2000 certified. For more information about RCRI's services, visit the Web site at .

Regulatory & Clinical Research Institute, Inc.

CONTACT: Dave Meyer, chief operating officer, +1-952-224-2262, , or Juli Stabile, director of business development,+1-952-224-2263,, both of RCRI

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