The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine or CVM is responsible for the approval of veterinary drug products intended for both family pets and food-producing animals. However, FDA does not regulate all products intended for animal use. Jurisdiction over animal products including licensed biologics such as vaccines is shared with a number of other federal agencies. For example, animal vaccines, animal disease diagnostic devices and some animal biologics are regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service or APHIS; and products such as flea and tick collars are regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency.
This seminar on veterinary medicine regulations will provide attendees with an understanding of FDA’s veterinary drug approval process. This two day interactive course will cover:
Who will Benefit:
This course is designed for people tasked with developing and maintaining an animal health company’s product portfolio and responsible for overseeing a company’s regulatory strategies. This includes individuals responsible for overseeing regulatory affairs, developing veterinary drug products, evaluating new technologies or applications, and those tasked with ensuring corporate compliance. Among others, this includes:
Seminar Instructor Rob Hunter has 20 years of veterinary and human drug development experience with NASA, Pfizer, Elanco, Parnell, and Provetica. He has contributed to the approvals for Revolution®, Dectomax®, Ovugel®, and Pulmotil®, with others currently in development or under regulatory review. Internationally recognized subject matter expert on pharmacokinetics, antimicrobial PK/PD, interspecies allometry, drug metabolism, bioequivalence, and tissue residues/human food safety along with corresponding bioanalytical support. Dr. Hunter has served on and chaired several AHI committees and represented the U.S. veterinary pharmaceutical industry on the VICH bioequivalence expert committee. He has represented various companies at CVM/FDA, EMA/CVMP, APVMA, VDD (Canada), NVQRS/QIA (South Korea), Thailand FDA, NVAL (Japan), Ministry of Agriculture (Vietnam), and IVDC (China) regarding specific products, issues, and/or policies.