UGA College of Pharmacy, FDA host Medical Device Conference

The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy’s International Biomedical Regulatory Sciences program, along with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will sponsor the seventh annual Medical Device Regulations Conference November 6-7 at UGA’s Gwinnett campus in Lawrenceville. The conference will feature leaders from the FDA, industry and consulting firms who will engage participants on issues related to strategic implications of medical device advancements and regulations.

Targeted attendees include quality assurance and regulatory affairs professionals, industry consultants, and device manufacturers from throughout the country. The two-day event will include presentations, networking opportunities and panel discussions.

“This conference is a ‘must’ for professionals in the medical device industry,” said Grace Gowda, associate professor and director of the International Biomedical Regulatory Sciences program in the College of Pharmacy. “Attendees will learn about the FDA’s current thinking on various topics impacting the medical device industry, as well as hear trends in international medical device regulations.”

Individuals registering before Oct. 20 will receive a $100 discount. Discounts also are available for students and government officials. In addition to registration, conference sponsorships and advertisement, at varying levels, also are available.  For registration and sponsorship information, see

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