Kara Quinn

Associate Director Engineering
Merck & Co.

Kara Quinn has over 25 years of experience in the Biopharmaceutical industry supporting large molecule (biologics & vaccine) development, commercialization, and licensure through a range of disciplines including Quality, Regulatory, Process Technology, and Clinical. Currently at Merck & Co., Inc., Kara serves as a subject matter expert in the fit-for-use qualification of procured raw materials and excipients. Kara's participation in industry forums have enabled her to drive alignment between biopharmaceutical manufacturers and raw material suppliers on a shared standard for risk assessments published September 2019 at www.biophorum.com.