DC/Baltimore Chapter: Managing the Hybrid Workplace for Regulatory Professionals

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Thursday, 03 March 2022 (1:00 PM) - Thursday, 03 March 2022 (2:00 PM) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Nonmember: $25

Learn best practices for advancing your career and maintaining interpersonal engagement.

A live Q&A portion with the speaker will follow the presentation.

This event is brought to you by DC/Baltimore Area Chapters to encourage knowledge sharing and community development. RAC holders may claim 1.0 RAC recertification credit.

Audience Learning Level - Intermediate: Content is designed based upon the assumption that individuals have basic knowledge of the topic(s) and/or demonstrated competence related to the topic(s). Higher-level concepts are introduced during lectures; exercises requiring synthesis and/or application of concepts are incorporated into the activity.

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How Do Webcasts Work?

For the best webcast experience, please use the Google Chrome browser. RAPS webcasts are also mobile- and tablet-accessible for your convenience. Registrants will receive instructions on how to log in 24 hours before the start of the webcast. A live Q&A portion with the speakers will follow the presentation. 

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Explore benefits and challenges to remote and hybrid work models.
  • Develop and identify best practices to manage performance, advance career and manage diverse teams of professionals in this setting.

Who Should Attend? 

Regulatory professionals from every discipline are invited.

Featured Speaker(s):

Stephanie Yoder

Senior Learning and Development Specialist 

National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match

Stephanie Yoder has worked in Talent & Leadership Development for the past has 9 years, most recently specializing in team effectiveness and the employee experience. This past year, Stephanie co-crafted the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match’s Return to Office plans, and led the efforts to prepare leaders and employees for the future of hybrid work.

Bethanie Kuker, MS

Manager, Regulatory Affairs

National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match

Bethanie Kuker has 7 years of regulatory affairs experience in the cell and gene therapy field. The past year has been as the Regulatory Affairs Manager with the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match. Beth’s team is currently fully remote and will move to a hybrid model once company restrictions are lifted.

Dr. Carolina Panico

Scientific Reviewer

US Food and Drugs Administration

Dr. Carolina Panico, MD, PhD is a scientific reviewer at the US Food and Drugs Administration in the center for biologics.

Carolina is a physician scientist with expertise in renal pathophysiology. Before joining the FDA, she worked at the DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center as a physiologist, and at George Washington University as a senior scientist. She conducted the studies that led to the completion of her PhD in the Division of Nephrology at Georgetown University. She received her MD from the University of Naples, Italy. Throughout her academic career, she collaborated with several scientists and medical professionals from national and international institutions. She is an author of original research papers, and chapters in renal physiology book

Jared Schuster, BS, HTL (ASCP)

Regulatory Affairs Associate 

US Food and Drugs Administration

Jared Schuster, BS, HTL (ASCP) is a Regulatory Affairs Associate supporting the National Marrow Donor Program and the Be the Match Biotherapies Division. He holds responsibility for a variety of regulatory functions within the NMDP, including management of the submissions for the NMDP’s Cord Blood Access IND, regulatory support of Cell and Gene Therapy client protocols as well as regulatory oversight of laboratory testing programs for the Be the Match BioTherapies Division.

Jared brings over 9 years of experience in R&D, holding scientific, quality, regulatory and project management roles throughout his career. Previously, he served as a Senior Scientist and Project Manager for a small Contract Research Organization, supporting pharmaceutical clients through assay development and biomarker validation in a CLIA environment. His academic work at the University of Minnesota focused on development of anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic therapies for patients suffering from chronic viral infections. In these roles he contributed to peer-reviewed publications, assisted with regulatory submissions and collaborated with internal and external stakeholders for development of clinical trial protocols.

Jared is an active member of the ASCP, AABB, ASQ and ISCT. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with degrees in Molecular Genetics and Pharmacology. 

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Event Policies

RAPS reserves the right to cancel this program at its sole discretion. RAPS will not be responsible for travel or other costs incurred due to cancellation. 

Registration fees for this event are nonrefundable. 

Paid registration substitutions may be accepted with written approval from RAPS for requests received within 48 hours of the start of the event. To transfer a registration, email support@raps.org with the event title, name of the original registrant and the contact information for the new attendee. 


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Call +1 301 770 2920, ext. 200 (8:30 am–5:30 pm EST, Monday–Friday) or email support@raps.org  

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