Rockville, MD, USA, June 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) announced today that 108 professionals have passed the Regulatory Affairs (RAC) certification exams during the registration window. spring exams, which took place in March and April 2022. In doing so, these professionals earned their RAC-Drugs or RAC-Devices designation, the primary credentials for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product industry.
These 108 people join more than 5,000 global professionals holding RAC certifications.
“On behalf of RAPS, I offer my sincere congratulations to the 108 professionals who passed these difficult exams,” said Bill McMoil, Acting Executive Director of RAPS. “Achieving an RAC designation is an important step in any regulatory career. It signals to employers, customers and colleagues that you are knowledgeable, capable and committed to regulatory excellence.
The RAC exams are rigorous. Success requires demonstrating not only knowledge of health product regulations, but also analytical and critical thinking skills to apply them in a variety of scenarios. There are two different RAC exams. The RAC-Drugs exam covers regulations for pharmaceuticals and biologics, and the RAC-Devices exam covers regulations for medical devices and technology.
“Congratulations to the new RAC credential holders,” said Jennifer Naughton, RAPS Director of Credentials. “While many certifications are nationally recognized, the RAC is a globally recognized credential. Holders of the RAC are recognized and respected globally, and their presence within an organization and as independent consultants provides deep reassurance to key stakeholders and the public.”
RAC-accredited professionals are among current and emerging leaders in the regulatory profession. To maintain the title, RAC holders must recertify every three years by demonstrating continuous learning, professional development, regulatory leadership, and ongoing commitment to the profession.
RAPS is now accepting applications for the 2022 RAC summer and fall exam periods. For more information, visit RAPS.org/rac.
Here is the full list of those who earned RAC credentials during the Spring 2022 exam window:
Sandy W. Fowler
Myrthala Turandot Galvan De Ouellette
Sravan Kumar Manchikanti
Mayte Martinez Santoyo
Raquel Peregrino De Brito
Nancy Ploipailin Annunziato
Ramesh Reddy Danduga
Mariana De Souza Cologne
Maria Eugenia Juarez-Ugarte
Pu Hui Hua
Lalith Mohan Tummalapalli
The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the world’s largest organization of and for those involved in 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, non-profit organization. RAPS offers education and training, professional standards, publications, research, knowledge sharing, networking, career development opportunities and other valuable resources, including certification in Regulatory Affairs (RAC) , the only post-graduate professional credential to recognize regulatory excellence. RAPS is headquartered in suburban Washington, DC, with chapters and subsidiaries around the world. www.raps.org
Congratulations to the 108 professionals who passed the RAC exams