S. Elaine Walton is Vice President, Quality Assurance and Program Management for Biosite Incorporated. Walton is responsible for quality assurance, compliance, quality system training, operational audits and program management.
Prior to joining Biosite, Walton held the positions of Vice President of Quality Assurance, Compliance and Project Management and Vice President Operations for Nichols Institute Diagnostics (a division of Corning Nichols & Quest Diagnostics), a biotechnology company that develops, manufactures and markets medical diagnostic tests and instrumentation. Prior to that, she obtained her clinical and medical technology experience at SmithKline Clinical Laboratory.
Walton is a Regulatory Affairs Certified Professional, a Certified Quality Manager and a Certified Project Management Professional. She holds a bachelorís degree in biology with an emphasis on medical technology from California State University, Hayward.