Darin Oppenheimer



Dr. Darin S. Oppenheimer is an Executive Director of the Drug Device Center of Excellence focusing on Medical Devices and Combination products at Merck, based in Upper Gwynedd, PA.


Darin is involved in many facets of the Product Development Lifecycle including regulatory submissions, due dili­gence, and active participation on industry trade organizations and standards committees. His prior background as a Research and Development Scientist focused on pharmaceuticals and medical device diagnostic applications for biomarker and drug discovery.


Darin’s undergraduate degree is in Molecular Biology from the University of Tampa. He also holds two Masters Degrees from Johns Hopkins University in Biotechnology and Regulatory Science as well as a graduate Certificate in Biotechnology Enterprise. Recently Darin has completed his Doctorate degree in Regu­latory Science from the University of Southern California.


PhD from University of Southern California (2016)

Professional Experience

Regulatory Affairs Professional with more than 14 years of experience in scientific research and regulatory affairs management with strong skills and various leadership roles in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries