Shawn M. Schmitt, Medtech Insight's deputy editor for regulatory and policy, lives and works in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. Since 2005 he has reported on medical device regulation, quality control, compliance, enforcement and post-market issues.
For more than two decades, Shawn has written and edited for high-profile media outlets, including The New Republic and London's Independent Television News (ITN). He reported from the White House for Counseling Today, met with medical device experts in Costa Rica for Medtech Insight, traveled the US to get the scoop on Medicare funding for DecisionHealth, and wrote about nuclear proliferation for National Journal's Global Security Newswire.
Shawn holds a Master of Arts in Communication: Journalism and Public Affairs from American University in Washington, DC, and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communications from Point Park University in Pittsburgh.