Masters Classes on US Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Professional Certification Program

Michael C Redmond

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Description of the Topic:

Program describes the essential requirements for obtaining approval of a new drug in the USA, the 'NDA Process'. The program describes preparing submissions using the Common Technical Document (CTD) Form and requirements for obtaining approval of human medicinal products in the US. Courses that are included in this program are: Essentials for Human Medicinal Products; Orphan Drug Application; How to Gain Approval to Market Generic Drugs in the US; Submitting a New Drug Application (NDA) to Obtain Approval to Market in the US; Preparing Submissions in the Common Technical Document (CTD) Format; Electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD); The Regulatory Pathway to Licensing Follow-on Biologics (Biosimilars) in the USA; and Registration of Drugs Based on Monoclonal Antibodies.

key learning objectives of the Topic :

  • Regulatory Affairs: Essentials for Human Medicinal Products - EU and US
  • Regulatory Affairs: Orphan Drug Application - EU and US
  • Regulatory Affairs: Preparing Submissions in the Common Technical Document (CTD) Format
  • Regulatory Affairs: Electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD)
  • Regulatory Affairs: Registration of Drugs Based on Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Regulatory Affairs: How to Gain Approval to Market Generic Drugs in the US
  • Regulatory Affairs: Submitting a New Drug Application (NDA) to Obtain Approval to Market in the US
  • Regulatory Affairs: The Regulatory Pathway to Licensing Follow-on Biologics (Biosimilars) in the USA

Areas will be covered during the Session: 

This course  gives a definition of regulatory affairs and outlines the function and evolution of regulation in the pharmaceutical industry as well as providing a source of key legislation and guidelines. National and international regulatory authorities are introduced including the legal frameworks in the USA and EU.

It  describes the requirements for orphan designation and how to apply for it in the USA and the European Economic Area. The procedures for making an application are detailed, that includes the acquisition of protocol assistance and collection of supporting data. In Europe, the Centralized Procedure is now the mandatory method to gain authorization for marketing of orphan products.

Learn what is needed for  the regulatory approval of the Common Technical Document, the use of the Common Technical Document and its structure, and the conversion of other formats to Common Technical Document.

This course discussed the eCTD hierarchy, life cycle management and structure of the five modules and explores the workflow around planning, creating and submitting an eCTD - particularly setting up the modules, and migrating and validating the data. 

Learn procedures for making regulatory submissions for monoclonal antibodies are discussed, such as the marketing authorization application through the CP (Centralized Procedure) in Europe, and by a BLA (Biologics License Application) in the USA. Orphan drug status and its effect on clinical design.

The use of information in the 'Orange Book' is explained, as is the role of patent certification in the application. The importance of establishing bioequivalence between a generic and its reference product is emphasized. The module specifies the content and format requirements for an ANDA submission and describes the FDA's review and approval process.

Gain knoledge  of the fundamental content and format requirements of an NDA for submission to the FDA. The chemistry, manufacturing and controls information that must be detailed in the application is described in this session.

Gain an understanding of the provisions of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act, identify criteria for licensing a follow-on biologic as 'biosimilar' or 'interchangeable', specify periods of market exclusivity that apply, and discuss patent infringement issues. As well as,  Biosimilar User Fee Act, which authorizes the FDA to collect fees from follow-on biologics sponsors, to support review activities


Who will Benefit:

Practice Managers

·Any Business Associates who work with medical practices or hospitals (i.e. billing companies, transcription companies, IT companies, answering services, home health, coders, attorneys, etc)

·MD's and other Medical Professionals

All organziations involved with Pharmaceuticals



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Speaker: Michael C Redmond, CEO and Lead Consultant, Redmond Worldwide

Dr. Michael C. Redmond, PhD, is a certified project manager, PMP, has two master certifications in business continuity/disaster recovery MBCP and FBCI and is certified in emergency management. She is active in cyber security and holds multiple ISO certifications (ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management, ISO/IEC 27032 Lead Cyber Security Manger, ISO/IEC 27035 Security Incident Response, ISO/IEC 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems, ISO/IEC 21500 Project Management, and ISO/IEC 41001 Environmental Management). She is an international consultant, speaker and published author.

Michael's MBA in Risk Management included courses in Information Security and Risk Management for Medical Devices and Healthcare. Michael is certified as a Senior Lead Manager in Information Security for Healthcare ISO 27999.As a practitioner, she has been implementing ISO 27999 and ISO 14971 for over 10 years for clients. 

Her past experience includes 13 years as a senior manager with Deloitte, KPMG and Chubb in the areas of: compliance, crisis management, business continuity, disaster recovery, emergency management, internal audit/ gap analysis. She was a business continuity/disaster recovery manager with the Bank of New York. She consults for clients in diverse industries such as banking, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, hospitals, government agencies, colleges and universities, law firms, and media.

Dr. Redmond spent 4 years on active duty with the army and 18 1/2 years as National Guard and Reserve before retiring as a major. She is a graduate of Command & General Staff College (Fort Leavenworth), attended civil affairs courses at the US Army JFK School of Special Warfare and is Hazmat trained and DOD certified. The White House honored Dr. Redmond at a luncheon as one of the Top Women in Her Field of Business Continuity.

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