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Regulatory Affairs

Professionals working in the field of regulatory affairs play a critical role in ensuring that our food, medications, and other essential products are safe and effective. With today’s fluctuating laws and regulations, well-rounded professionals who understand the regulatory landscape are vital to ensuring companies bring their products to market. Here, the Northeastern community has gathered a list of tips, articles, and advice to help you navigate the latest trends and advance within the industry.

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March 22, 2018

Food Safety Specialists: Who They Are and What They Earn

The need for food safety professionals is growing. Learn more about the role of a food safety specialist and how you can meet the demand.

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March 13, 2018

The Critical Role of Regulatory Affairs in the Medical Device Industry

Lecturer Jeff Shiffman describes the critical role regulatory affairs professionals play in bringing a new medical device to market.

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February 27, 2018

FDA Regulatory Submissions: A Primer

On the path to drugstore shelves, pharmaceuticals must endure rigorous regulatory scrutiny. Find out the role FDA regulatory submissions play in getting life-saving drugs to market.

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February 15, 2018

Understanding the Basics of Food Safety Regulations

Dr. Darin Detwiler, assistant dean and director of the Regulatory Affairs of Food and Food Industries program, describes why food safety regulations exist and how they are created.

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February 6, 2018

Emerging Trends in Regulated Industries

Dr. Stephen Amato, director of Northeastern’s Regulatory Affairs for Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices program, discusses the three hottest topics in regulatory affairs today.

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January 25, 2018

Is a Career in Regulatory Compliance and Affairs Right for You?

Assistant Teaching Professor David Mahoney shares his tips for breaking into the field.

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January 3, 2018

Working in Regulatory Affairs: Careers and Trends

Interested in the field of regulatory affairs but not sure where to start? Here’s a guide to help you navigate the industry.

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June 14, 2017

How Risk-Taking Helped Shape One Faculty Member's Career

Keenan Davis explains how he went from a career in sports to teaching regulatory affairs.

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July 7, 2016

Faculty Insights: How to Stay Current in Regulatory Affairs

Regulatory affairs professionals need to keep their knowledge base current, but how? Dr. Stephen Amato shares tips on the sources to follow in the regulatory affairs industry.

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April 19, 2016

4 Ways to Stay Competitive in Regulatory Affairs

In an industry where the only constant is change, you need to stay ahead of the curve so you can best anticipate what's coming down the line. But how, exactly?

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