Canadian Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Consultant Including Dietary Supplements and Natural Health Products

Technical Consultant #1659


Expertise

  • Performing key pre approval and post approval activities for drugs intended for the Canadian marketplace.
  • Preparation of DIN applications for submission to Health Canada.
  • Product license and site license applications and amendments for natural health care products.
  • Drug establishment licenses for Canadian importers, packagers and distributors.
  • Responses to Health Canada deficiency notices.

Expert Witness

  • Related to Notice of Compliance (NOC) issues.

Experience

Independent Consultant, President, 2003 - Present

Canadian pharmaceutical regulatory affairs and services.

  • Compiling product license applications and site license applications for natural health products.
  • Compiling new drug submissions, supplemental new drug submissions and DIN applications.
  • Clinical trial applications and notifiable changes for Health Canada.
  • Managing Access to Information (ATI) requests by third parties.
  • Coordinating appeals of Health Canada decisions, providing complete responses to Health Canada deficiency notices within given deadline.

Ferring Inc., Manager, Regulatory and Technical Affairs, 1994 - 2002

  • Pre approval activities for pharmaceuticals.
  • Coordinated and moderated any necessary NDS and IND-related Health Canada meetings, including relevant follow-up activities.
  • Compiled complete NDSs and S/NDSs for products in therapeutic areas of urology, gastroenterology, infertility, obstetrics and gynecology which allowed for successful marketing of numerous pharmaceuticals/biologics of various dosage forms.
  • Provided complete responses to all deficiency notices (clarifaxes, notices of deficiency/non-compliance) within given deadlines resulting in continuation of scientific review of all files.
  • Organized all activities related to appeals of Health Canada's decision to withdraw files, including securing and moderating Level 1 and Level 2 appeal meetings.

Post Approval Activities

  • Handled all Access to Information (ATI) requests by purging all information classified as trade secret information to prevent third parties from obtaining this information through ATI requests.
  • Submitted and received approval for all notifiable changes for marketed products (such as change in formulation, change in manufacturing location) during the life-span of products.
  • Submitted and received approval for all clinical S/NDSs, including changes to dosing, and addition of alternative indications/routes of administration.
  • Compiled and received approvals for CTAs for marketed products seeking additional indications.
  • Provided complete submissions to all provincial governments and secured listings on their formularies, for several products.
  • Successfully registered updates to provincial governments regarding product changes, such as formulation changes or change in manufacturer.

Procter and Gamble, Manager, Regulatory Affairs, 1992 - 1994

  • Reporting to Team Leader for Oral/Gl Care.
  • Submitted and received approval for DIN submissions for OTC products.
  • Submitted and received approval for changes to marketed products; such as label claims and revised dosing.

Novopharm Ltd., (TEVA), Regulatory Affairs Associate, 1990 - 1992

  • Preparation of complete generic NDSs for parenteral pharmaceuticals in therapeutic area of antibiotics and antineoplastics and related product master files on behalf of foreign raw material suppliers.
  • Provision of complete responses to notices of deficiencies from Health Canada for all parenteral new drug submissions.

Honors & Publications

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Association of Professional Regulatory Affairs (CAPRA)
  • Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS)

Education

  • M. Sc. Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
  • B. Sc. Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
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