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    Daniel Mannix, Sandra Matsumoto and Frank Pokrop Named RAPS Fellows

    RAPS today announced the names of its 2018 class of RAPS Fellows. Daniel Mannix, PhD, FRAPS, vice president, regulatory affairs, MacroGenics Inc.; Sandra Matsumoto, PhD, RAC, FRAPS, vice president, regulatory affairs, Sebela Pharmaceuticals; and Frank Pokrop, CPGP, CQA, CQE, CSQE, RAC, FRAPS, senior director, regulatory affairs and quality assurance, Sotera Wireless, are the latest to join this elite group of accomplished regulatory professionals, the RAPS Fellows . Th...
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    10 Ways to Get the Most From RAPS' Regulatory Convergence

    Your time is valuable. We respect and appreciate the time you take to attend the  Regulatory Convergence , and we want you to get as much out of RAPS’ signature annual event as you can. After all, it is an investment in your job, your career and your regulatory knowledge. And for those of you who may be first-time attendees, it can be particularly helpful to have an idea of what to expect. So we have a few tips to help you make the most of your Convergence experience this...
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    RAPS' New European Council Set to Shape and Support the Regulatory Profession

    • 19 October 2017
    RAPS is stepping up its presence in Europe and supporting its European expansion with the launch of its first ever RAPS European Council (REC). Following the announcement that RAPS plans to invest more than 2 million euro over the next three years to implement its growth plan in Europe, the new European Council will support RAPS’ growing member base and volunteer network across Europe with the information and education they need not only to ensure compliance with...
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    RAPS Switzerland Chapter Becomes Official Nonprofit Association Under Swiss Law

    RAPS announced today that its RAPS Switzerland Chapter has completed the official registration process as a not-for-profit association under Swiss law. The announcement was made during RAPS’ 2017 Regulatory Convergence conference taking place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor on the Washington, DC, waterfront 9–12 September. While the group has been an official RAPS chapter since 2011, this new status gives it additional l...
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    Six Highly Accomplished Regulatory Pros to Join the Ranks of RAPS Fellows

    RAPS has revealed the names of the six outstanding senior regulatory professionals who will join the elite group of RAPS Fellows this year. They will be recognized during the opening plenary session of the RAPS Regulatory Convergence conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor on the Washington, DC, waterfront 9–12 September. “To be selected as a RAPS Fellow is an honor reserved for senior regulatory professionals who ha...
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    RAPS Announces Board President-Elect and New Directors Slate

    • 05 June 2017
    Following careful review of all nominations for open positions on the RAPS board of directors 2018–2020 term, the RAPS nominating committee announced the slate of officers and directors to join the board for its next term. Following are the incoming board members: President-elect: Glenn Byrd, MBA, RAC Senior Director, Promotional Regulatory Affairs AstraZeneca Directors: Raina Dauria, MS, RAC Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs Ethicon Inc., ...
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    RAPS Seeks Applications for 2017 Fellows

    RAPS  is seeking applications for the 2017 class of RAPS Fellows. Since 2008, the RAPS Fellows program has recognized senior-level regulatory professionals for continued significant contributions to, and leadership in advancing, the global regulatory profession. “Being named a RAPS Fellow is an honor reserved for those who have truly shown exceptional commitment to the regulatory profession,” said Fellows Selection Committee Chair Nancy Gertlar, RAC, FRAPS. “F...
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    RAPS Seeks Board Nominations

    RAPS has begun the nomination process for openings for the 2018–2020 term of its board of directors , and is now accepting nominations for president-elect and up to four director positions. Nominees must be active RAPS members in good standing, and all completed nominations applications and supporting materials are due 31 March . For more information visit: Board of Directors Nomination Process . At least two letters in support of the nomination should be ema...
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    RAPS Regulatory Convergence - 2016 Hot Topic Review

    This article provides a round-up of hot topics presented at this year's RAPS Regulatory Convergence and includes a high level recap of several sessions, including: Innovation and Technology: Practical Applications for Regulatory Zika Real World Evidence Faster Patient Access to Innovative and Critical Medicine Recent Developments in Off-Label Promotion Medical Devices Innovation and Technology: Practical Applications for Regulatory A panel discussion explored ...
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    RAPS and the Regulatory Profession: The Future of Regulatory

    Over the past 40 years, RAPS has sought to elevate the regulatory profession through education, certification and the sharing of knowledge. While RAPS members will celebrate this drive toward regulatory excellence in San Jose at the 2016 Regulatory Convergence , the regulatory environment continues to evolve.  As RAPS develops the offerings that will meet the future needs of the regulatory profession, it is hearing every day from members about the rapid pace of ...
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    Popular RAPS App Back Again for 2016 Regulatory Convergence

    If you will be attending RAPS’ Regulatory Convergence in San Jose next month, go download the RAPS Events app for your smart phone now. The app was unveiled for the first time at last year’s Convergence in Baltimore and it proved to be a runaway hit. Users found it useful, fun and intuitive. Last year, Convergence veterans and first-timers alike used the app to engage with one another, share photos, observations and takeaways from the sessions they attended ...
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    RAPS and the Regulatory Profession: Two-Way Communication Between Industry and Regulators

    When the regulatory profession convenes for the 2016 Regulatory Convergence in San Jose next month, it will be an occasion for members from both government and industry to build on their working relationships, to discuss with one another new guidelines and compliance issues and, generally, to bridge their understanding about regulatory matters unique to those who work in different facets of the profession. “These are working opportunities I never had early on in my ...