Stephanie (Bechtold) Shedd, BS, RAC
MSRC - Undergraduate Student
International Policy Analyst
Affiliation Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Stephanie Shedd
Silver Spring, MD
Bio: Stephanie Shedd, B.S., RAC is a Biomedical Engineer at the FDA in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Ms. Shedd received her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Shedd was a lead reviewer for OPEQ from 2005 to 2023, focusing on pre- and post-market review of spinal devices including intervertebral body fusion cages and devices for pediatric patients. She has been recognized for her review of a novel anterior non fusion device for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients, and for her work as a mentor for new employees. Ms. Shedd is currently an International Policy Analyst in the Office of the Center Director at CDRH, working on international harmonization efforts and capacity building for medical device regulations around the world. Outside of work, Ms. Shedd enjoys spending time with family, running, biking, and cooking.

ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo (November 13-19, 2004, Anaheim, CA)
Podium Presentation- B.S. Bioengineering Student Paper Competition: Third Place Award
Bechtold, Darcy, Woo, Debski. “Repeatability of Establishing Anatomical Coordinate Systems and Initial Configuration of the Knee.”