Tom Melvin

Associate Professor of Medical Device Regulatory Affairs, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Tom Melvin is Associate Professor of Medical Device Regulatory Affairs in Trinity College Dublin. Prior to this, Tom worked as a senior medical officer in medical devices at the Health Products Regulatory Authority, where he served for 7 years.

Tom Co-chaired the Clinical Investigation and Evaluation Working Group of the European Commission for 5 years. Tom has led various taskforces, work packages and projects at national and international level on regulatory and scientific topics related to medical device regulation.

Tom is a member of the International Rare Disease Research Consortium (IRDiRC) working group on MedTech for rare diseases, and a member of the National Research Ethics Committee for Medical Devices in Ireland. Before working in medical devices, Tom worked as a medical doctor for a number of years.