Position: Executive Officer at Southern African Laboratory Diagnostics Association (SALDA)
Categories: MedDev Speakers 2023
  • Cohen has over 25 years’ experience in laboratory testing and research, specializing in IVDs and clinical trials.

Executive Officer – SALDA – since August 2019

  • Liaising with members and other stakeholders as needed relating to the MedTech Industry with emphasis on IVDs

Offers support in laboratory management, accreditation and oversight of  clinical trial laboratories

Monitoring , assessing and auditing of clinical trial and laboratory  processes

Training, lecturing, coaching and mentoring of clinical trial staff / pharmaceutical sciences students


She has previously held senior positions in the fields of laboratory medicine and clinical trials


She obtained her Bachelor degree in Laboratory Management (Pretoria), Masters in Operations

Management (Johannesburg) and MBA (Australia)