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    RAPS arrives in India

    The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is bringing a networking group for regulatory professionals to India, making it the first—but certainly not the last—community for the profession on the subcontinent. RAPS is committed to uniting the full global regulatory community in education, knowledge-sharing and career development. With this expansion, RAPS now boasts 33 chapters and local networking groups spanning six continents. “What I look forward to from th...
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    RAPS awards RAC credentials to 104 autumn 2022 examinees

    RAPS published the names of 104 professionals who earned their Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) during the autumn 2022 exam period. Each joins the prestigious group of more than 5,000 professionals around the world who hold at least one RAC credential .  The RAC credentials are the leading certifications for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector and the only accredited through the National Commission for Certifying Agencies . Professionals o...
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    RAPS Names Executive Director

    Rockville, MD, USA —The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) today announced Bill McMoil as its new Executive Director. Bill joined RAPS in 2017 and has served as Interim Executive Director since April 2020. Under his leadership, the organization has weathered the COVID pandemic and successfully grown operationally and financially, despite the challenging global environment.   “A number of very talented applicants were evaluated for the role, and the RAPS...
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    RAPS comes to Portugal

    The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is bringing a networking group for regulatory professionals to Portugal, making it the second community for the profession on the Iberian Peninsula. This marks another step in RAPS’ mission to unite the global regulatory community in education, knowledge-sharing and career development. With this expansion, RAPS now boasts 32 chapters and local networking groups spanning six continents. “I’m passionate about this segmen...
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    Announcing an improved online community for RAPS members

    The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) today unveiled its new, more user-friendly community forum site, Regulatory Exchange . The Regulatory Open Forum is the main RAPS’ discussion board and can only be accessed by members.  It’s the same community members have come to rely on, only with a sleeker look. The upgraded community site is complete with a social media-style homepage and improved pages for every RAPS' chapter . A notable change is the new defa...
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    RAPS launches Spanish network and debuts reinvigorated Irish association

    The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is bringing a networking group for regulatory professionals to Spain, and is teaming up with a group of local regulatory professionals to re-engage Ireland’s regulatory professional community. These moves mark another step in RAPS’ mission to unite the global regulatory community in education, knowledge-sharing and career development. With the addition of Spain, RAPS now boasts 31 chapters and local networking groups sp...
  • RAPS and Pathway for Patient Health team up to bolster regulatory education

    The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) and Pathway for Patient Health have partnered to advance the preparedness of regulatory affairs professionals during an unparalleled time of rapid innovation and evolving expectations. Now more than ever, the regulatory affairs professional must deftly navigate uncharted waters to bring lifesaving and life-improving medical products to patients around the world. These products must be safe and effective, meet intended u...
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    RAPS congratulates 82 professionals for earning RAC certification

    RAPS congratulates the 82 professionals who earned their Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) during the summer examination window. The RAC credential is the leading certification for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector.   These individuals join a cadre of more than 5,000 professionals who hold at least one RAC credential globally.    “On behalf of RAPS, I offer my sincere congratulations to the 82 professionals who passed these challengi...
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    1,700 Gather in Phoenix for RAPS Convergence 2022

    The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) concluded its annual RAPS Convergence in Phoenix on Tuesday, 13 September, attracting 1,700 participants from 41 countries across five continents. Attendees gathered in-person for the first time since 2019 for four days of educational sessions, expert presentations and panel discussions exploring the most pressing topics in medical device, IVD and pharmaceutical regulation for global markets.   “In addition to the p...
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    Nearly one in five regulatory professionals changed jobs in 2021, new report shows

    Pay raises, job changes, and new work environments are among the top findings from the RAPS 2022 Global Compensation and Scope of Practice Report for the Regulatory Profession , the largest and most comprehensive research initiative on the global regulatory profession. The report gives regulatory professionals and their employers a one-of-a-kind look at the profession with data on compensation, job responsibilities, career experience, education and more. The report ...
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    EMA's Anthony Humphreys to speak at RAPS Convergence 2022

    A top European regulatory official will address regulatory professionals on 11 September in Phoenix at the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society’s (RAPS) annual conference, Convergence . Anthony Humphreys of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will deliver remarks remotely during the Convergence opening plenary session. As the head of Regulatory Science and Innovation, Humphreys is responsible for ensuring that the EMA provides a continuous future-proofing through ope...
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    RAPS honors 11 distinguished professionals and one advocacy group with 2022 awards

    The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) recognizes 11 distinguished professionals and one patient-advocacy organization with awards for their support of the regulatory profession and work toward advancing public health.  RAPS’ Founder’s Award, Community Leadership Award and Patient-Centered Health Award are presented annually during RAPS Convergence , the world’s largest conference dedicated to healthcare product regulation and regulatory issues. RAPS Conve...