192 Earned Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) in Spring 2017
August 11, 2017 --
ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) congratulates the 192 regulatory professionals who earned Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) during the recent spring 2017 exam period.
The RAC credential is earned by passing one of four exams, and is the only professional credential specifically for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector. RAC holders must maintain their certification through continuous learning and professional development, recertifying every three years. Currently, there are more than 4,500 RAC-credentialed professionals around the world.
“Earning and maintaining the RAC credential demonstrates not only regulatory knowledge and critical thinking skills, but also a strong commitment to staying current and continuing to learn and engage with the professional community,” said RAPS Executive Director Paul Brooks.
See below for the complete list of professionals who attained the RAC credential in spring 2017.
Ahmed Abouelnour Sorin Alb
Voon Yuen Cheah
Mark Di Cioccio
Pavan Kumar Malwade
Justine Jane Recierdo
Kiat Yun Tan
Chyue Yie Chew
Yong Jie Charlton Foo
Giridhar Prasad Jangly
Sree Deepthi Karampudi
Janet Rose Rea
Chui Huan Tan
Wing Yan Yik
The four different RAC certifications available are: the RAC (US) covering US regulations, the RAC (EU) covering European regulations, the RAC (CAN) covering Canadian regulations and the RAC (Global), which covers general regulatory responsibilities and international standards. RAC exams and the criteria for maintaining the credential are developed, managed and administered by the Regulatory Affairs Certification Board (RACB) with support from RAPS.
The next RAC exam period will be this autumn. Exams will be administered at dozens of locations across globe in October and November. Registration is now open for each of the four exams, and the deadline to apply is 1 September. For more information, visit RAPS.org/rac.
The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organization of and for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics and nutritional products. Founded in 1976, RAPS helped establish the regulatory profession and continues to actively support the professional and lead the profession as a neutral, non-lobbying nonprofit organization. RAPS offers education and training, professional standards, publications, research, knowledge sharing, networking, career development opportunities and other valuable resources, including Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the only post-academic professional credential to recognize regulatory excellence. RAPS is headquartered in suburban Washington, DC, with chapters and affiliates worldwide. RAPS.org
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