Robert Jarrin

Robert Jarrin
Senior Director of Government Affairs

Robert Jarrin is a Senior Director of Government Affairs for Qualcomm Incorporated. He is based in Washington, D.C. and represents Qualcomm on U.S. domestic regulatory matters relating to wireless health and life sciences.

Jarrin’s areas of responsibility include wireless health policy, FDA regulatory oversight of converged medical devices, healthcare legislative affairs, CMS telehealth reimbursement and the regulation of health information technology.

Externally, Jarrin has served as Co-Chair of the U.S. Policy Working Group for the Continua Health Alliance, leads the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Policy A-Team on Telehealth and Meaningful Use, is the U.S. Chair for the European-American Business Council (EABC) eHealth Policy Group, serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of Medical Automation, is a member of the mHIMSS Advisory Council and is seated on the Board of Directors for Vida Senior Centers, the oldest Latino non-profit organization in the District of Columbia. Jarrin frequently lectures on mobile health and medical device regulations for the George Washington University Health Policy Department and the Case Western Reserve University, Case School of Engineering.

Prior to joining Qualcomm, Jarrin worked as a Manager of Strategic Partnerships for Ericsson Wireless Communications, served as a Law Clerk in the White House Office of Counsel to President Clinton and also served as a Law Clerk and subsequent Consultant in the U.S. Department of Justice to Attorney General Janet Reno.

Jarrin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Juris Doctorate from Northeastern University School of Law.

Recent Events and Presentations

September 24, 2012

A discussion of the opportunities, potential, and challenges of mHealth technology adoption in patient service industries.