Adriana Petrulian has been a teacher of Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance at John Abbott College since Fall 2014. She received her Chemical Engineering Diploma (B.Sc) from Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest (Romania) in 1985 and worked as research associate at Research Institute of Bucharest. From 1992 to 2014 Adriana deployed her industrial career in pharmaceutical and medical devices manufacturing as Director of Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs for private CROs or innovator and generic companies such as MDS Pharma, Valeant, Medicom and Medtronic where she enjoyed the challenge of rebuilding or upgrading Quality Systems in a highly regulated environment, governed by Good Manufacturing Practices. Devoted contributor to the enhancement of compliance with current regulations of every organization she worked for, Adriana has excellent capabilities in both understanding and implementing the regulations, promoting the manufacturing practices that allow organizations to protect the health and safety of the patients by successfully delivering safe, reliable and high quality products. In addition to her industrial career and prior to teaching at John Abbott, she taught Quality-related disciplines at Gerald Godin College in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance program (AEC) between 2004 and 2014. Today at John Abbott, Adriana is dedicating her energy and enthusiasm to teach QA, QC, Validation and Continuous Improvement disciplines and to support students in their transition from school to job-market. Adriana is currently enrolled in a Masters of Education at University of Sherbrooke through Performa MTP.