Barbara Fant

Barbara Fant

President and Principal Regulatory Consultant, Clinical Research Consultants, Inc.

Barbara Fant, Pharm.D. is the President and Principal Regulatory Consultant of Clinical Research Consultants, Inc. (CRC), and has 30 years of experience in pharmaceutical and medical device research and development. Dr. Fant is nationally and internationally recognized as an expert provider of FDA regulatory and clinical services for the development and approval of corneal, refractive, intraocular, and other ophthalmic medical devices. She has over 20 years of experience in working with FDA in the management of ophthalmic clinical studies and regulatory submissions for ophthalmic, orthopedic, and diagnostic devices. Dr. Fant has successfully filed over a hundred IDE’s, pre-IDE’s, 510(k)’s, and PMA’s with the FDA to bring investigational products to the marketplace. Dr. Fant has also served as the ophthalmic technical reviewer for one of the most highly respected notified bodies in Europe for awarding CE mark certification.
Dr. Fant is an active member of the ophthalmic community. She serves on several ANSI subcommittees for the development of ANSI ophthalmic standards, is a peer reviewer for several ophthalmic journals, and is a member of numerous national and international ophthalmic professional organizations. Dr. Fant frequently trains established companies in the process of medical device development, FDA regulations, and Good Clinical Practices; and provides customized in-house training on various aspects of regulatory and clinical affairs for several leading educational providers. Dr. Fant holds a B.S. in Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Cincinnati.