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Robert Kerwin to discuss FDA regulations and issues at the upcoming Medical Device Regulatory Update presented by the Merrimack Valley Venture Forum

Friday, February 18, 2011

On January 19, 2011, the FDA announced a long awaited plan of action for implementation of steps to a smarter medical device program (click here to read more about this plan). At the MVVF's upcoming Medical Device Regulatory Update, industry experts will discuss the implementation of the plan as well as other emerging issues such as device assurance practices, and reaction from the investment community.

The Panel will include:

P.H. Benjamin Chang, Managing Director, Consilium Partners, Wellesley, Massachusetts

Robert Kerwin, Esq., Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C., Boston Massachusetts

Mark Leahey, President, Medical Device Manufacturer’s Association, Washington, D.C.

Barry Sands, President, RQMIS, West Newbury, MA

Casper Uldriks, Esq., Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Bode Matz, PC, Washington, D.C.

David Vogel, President, Intertech Engineering Associates, Inc., Westwood, MA

Mary Yebba, FDA Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. Food & Drug Administration. Northeast Region., Stoneham, MA

The MVVF's "Medical Device Regulatory Update" will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 7:30am-10:00am at the Holiday Inn, 4 Highwood Drive, Tewksbury, MA  01876

For more information about the event, or to register to attend, please click here

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