The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has detailed regulations for pharmaceutical Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). These regulations describe in general terms the minimum requirements for preparation of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription (Rx) drug products. These regulations are divided into 11 major subparts, each of which has various subparts. All employees of pharmaceutical manufacturing firms are required to be trained in and to know the GMP regulations that are relevant to their job functions.
Dr. Loren Gelber is currently an independent consultant, based in Charlotte, NC.She previously was employed by Akesis, Bestsweet, RRI, Andrx, Royce, Universal Research, Danbury Pharmacal, Barr and the US FDA. She has been in Regulatory Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research and Quality Control Laboratories.
Dr. Gelber has a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from Northeastern University, a Masters in Chemistry from Brooklyn Polytechnic and a Bachelors in Biology from Brandeis University.