Divisional VP, R&D, EP Product Development & Engineering & Scientific Services, Abbott Medical Device Group


Stephanie Board is currently a Divisional Vice President of R&D at Abbott.  She has more than 30 years of Health Care experience.

  • 20 years at Abbott (formally St. Jude Medical) leading a variety of teams within the Engineering, Preclinical, and Science & Technology (Analytical Chemistry, Biocompatibility, Tissue and Material Science).
  • She has been responsible leading Cardiac Surgery, Vascular, Structural Heart, and Electrophysiology and the global support services.
  • Prior to joining, St. Jude Medical, she was a member of the R&D team at Upsher-Smith Laboratories, a Pharmaceutical company headquartered in MN.
  • She began her career in Clinical Chemistry, at Texas Clinical, based in Houston.
  • She holds a BS in Biomedical Science with majors in Chemistry, Biology and Sports Medicine from St. Cloud State University in MN.