Department of Regulatory Affairs
Catholic University of Lublin
Cynthia-Patton serves as senior vice president and chief compliance officer, responsible for Amgen’s worldwide compliance and business ethics organization. Patton joined Amgen in 2005, and most recently was a vice president in the Amgen law department with responsibility for commercial legal activities in the United States. Prior to that position, she served as the lead commercial lawyer for both the oncology and inflammation business units. Before joining Amgen, she spent seven years as general counsel of SCAN Health Plan, a California Health Maintenance Organization (HMO). Prior to SCAN, Patton served as assistant general counsel of UniHealth. She began her legal career at Atlanta-based Alston & Bird in 1986 and has worked at Los Angeles law firms specializing in healthcare corporate and securities law. Patton previously served as a board member of Watts Healthcare Corporation. She is a board member of the Eisner Pediatric and Family Medical Center. Patton received her juris doctor from George Washington University and her bachelor’s degree from Vassar College.