RAPS seeking nominations for 2018-2020 Board of Directors

raps indianaRegulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is seeking qualified individuals to serve on the RAPS board of directors for the 2018-2020 term. RAPS, the largest global organization of and for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products (e.g. medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics, and nutritional products). Board members serve as the strategic governing and policy body of RAPS and identify opportunities that advance the profession and improve/expand association programs that support the profession globally.

2018-2020 Board Position Openings:

  • President-Elect (one open position)
  • Directors (four open positions)

Learn more about the nomination process and open positions here

Gretchen Bowker, COO and co-founder of Pearl IRB, currently serves as the chair of the RAPS Indiana Chapter. Bowker states that the “RAPS Indiana Chapter conducts a number of professional development and networking activities throughout the year to help members connect, build relationships, and increase knowledge, competence, and performance… RAPS is a volunteer-driven organization and I’ve found that the more I put into it, the more I get back.”

Interested in joining RAPS? Find your local chapter here and learn how to get involved today!

Indiana Chapter of RAPS’ is hosting an event June 23rd

logoThe Regulatory Affairs Professional Society is hosting an event featuring Paul Brooks, Senior VP of BSI. The event is June 23rd and will be discussing the “Update on the Current and Proposed EU Medical Device Regulatory Initiatives”.

When: June 23rd, 2015

Time: 5:00pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

RSVP by June 19th here!

Save the Date: February 25, 2013 RAPS Indiana Chapter networking event

Join Pearl Staff at the ‘Celebration of Life Sciences in Indiana Networking Reception’ hosted by the RAPS Indiana Chapter.  The focus of the event is to promote new connections among local regulatory professionals. A BioCrossroads representative will also provide an update about the life sciences in Indiana.

What: Celebration of Life Sciences in Indiana Networking Reception

When: February 25, 2013

Time: 4:30-6:30pm

Where: Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, 600 E. 96th Street Suite 600, Indianapolis, IN

Directions are available online or by calling +1 317 569 9600

Contact Cindy Killion at cynthia.killion@faegrebd.com to RSVP.

To learn more about RAPS Indiana, click here.

September 11, 2012–RAPS presents “The New FDA Landscape in Medical Device Development”

The RAPS Indiana Chapter presents the expert presentation, “The New FDA Landscape in Medical Device Development.”

Where: MED Institute Inc., West Lafayette, IN

When: September 11, 2012 from 5:15 – 8 p.m.

Cost: $40 for non-members and $25 for members

Stay current on FDA activities that are affecting device development and exchange ideas with other local regulatory professionals.

This interactive discussion will include a meal for all participants, and attendees may claim two RAC recertification points.

To register and learn more about this event, click here.

Tuesday, June 26th–RAPS presents expert presentation!

The Indiana chapter of RAPS presents an expert presentation entitled, “Steps to Preparing for a Successful FDA Advisory Committee Meeting!”

Pearl’s own Gretchen Bowker, RAC, FRAPS  is the Indiana RAPS Chapter Chair.

When: June 26, 2012 from 4 – 6:30 pm

Where: Indiana University Emerging Technology Center in Indianapolis, IN

Cost: $15 for members and $30 for non-members

There will be a light meal provided for all meeting participants and attendees may claim two RAC recertification points.

To register for this event, click here. For more information about this event, click here.

RAPS Indiana Chapter Event: May 14th, 2012

Please join us for a lively discussion directed by Jody Roth about “Key Regulatory Trends in 2011 Biological Approvals” at the next RAPS Indiana Chapter event.  The event will be held on May 14th, 2012 from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the IUETC Ice Miller Room.  To register, click here.