University of Houston: History, B.A.
Defense Language Institute: Mandarin Chinese, A.A.
Rice University: Global Affairs, M.A.
Taylor Lunsford is a Regulatory Affairs Associate at Proxima Clinical Research, Inc. Proxima is a contract research organization focused on assisting emerging pharmaceutical and medical device companies in clinical product development. He has contributed to a wide range of regulatory and clinical projects, including regulatory strategies, pre-submission meetings, clinical study synopses, and regulatory agency submissions.
Taylor is particularly experienced in working with wearables, machine learning, and innovative cardiovascular devices, but has worked with devices ranging from in vitro diagnostics and implantable devices to robotics and oncological devices. He is also familiar with the regulatory environments for medical devices in Japan, China and the European Union. Taylor is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and has a strong background in medical interpreting and translating medical documents. Before joining Proxima, Taylor served in the Army as an intelligence analyst, instructor, translator and small-unit leader.
Proxima Clinical Research , Inc., Houston, Texas
Regulatory Affairs Consultant
United States Army Reserves, Houston, Texas
Civil Affairs Non-commissioned Officer
United States Army, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington and Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
Intelligence Non-commissioned Officer
United States Army, Monterey, California
Cryptologic Linguist & Intelligence Analyst
Mr. Lunsford has played an important role in the development of the following medical products:
Mr. Lunsford graduated with honors from the University of Houston, and with highest honors from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, the military’s language academy. He is currently enrolled in the Master of Global Affairs program at Rice University.
Mr. Lunsford’s military decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal and the Overseas Service Ribbon.