Anindita (Annie) Saha is the Director of Partnerships to Advance Innovation and Regulatory Science (PAIRS) in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation (OST). PAIRS develops and manages CDRH’s external collaborations and public-private partnerships including the Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) and the Network of Experts program, fellowship programs including the Medical Device Fellowship and AIMBE Scholars programs, and technology transfer and collaboration efforts for the Center. PAIRS directs and coordinates CDRH’s Regulatory Science and Critical Path programs to facilitate research to promote the development and assessment of high quality, safe, and effective medical devices. Ms. Saha and PAIRS work closely with the Patient Science and Engagement team at CDRH on patient preference information and patient-reported outcomes to foster incorporation of the patient perspective in our decision making. Ms. Saha began her FDA career as a researcher in the CDRH’s Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories in the Division of Imaging and Applied Mathematics in the area of imaging display technologies before moving to PAIRS to coordinate Critical Path and Regulatory Science activities for the Center. Ms. Saha has a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering and Minor in History from the University of Pittsburgh. She was a student researcher at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine working in tissue engineering and wound healing.