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IQ Consortium Webinar: Knock, Knock! It’s FDA! - GLP Inspections

IQ Consortium Webinar: Knock, Knock! It’s FDA! - GLP Inspections

June 23, 2020 - June 23, 2020


Being prepared is the key to thriving during an FDA inspection. Through this public webinar, participants will learn the documents available to them to understand the regulatory inspection process to help them when the FDA knocks on their door. 

SPEAKER: Eric Pittman, PDD, BIMO-W

Eric Pittman currently serves as the Program Division Director (PDD) for the Bioresearch Monitoring Division II (BIMO-W) staff.  As the PDD, he provides leadership in directing and managing programs and a professional staff in locations from Detroit, MI to Hawaii.  In addition to being the PDD for BIMO-W, Eric is one of the U.S. Representatives to the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), along with a representative from the U.S. EPA.

Prior to assuming the PDD position in February of 2018, Eric was the Director for the Division of Domestic Human and Animal Food Operations within ORA HQ.  In that position developed and operationalized the Produce Safety Network, FSMA’s Intentional Adulteration rule and the Regulatory Technical Assistance Network among many other projects. The Division works cooperatively with CFSAN, CVM and other ORA bodies to meet the mission of the FDA.  Prior to assuming that Director position in December of 2016, Eric was the Branch Chief of the Food and Feed Program Operations Branch in ORA HQ.  The branch was staffed by Food National Experts and Program Experts in the food commodities.  Prior to coming to HQ in May of 2013, Eric served as a Supervisory Investigator in FDA’s Chicago District.  While at that duty station, he supervised and mentored a diverse and talented group of CSOs, Pharmaceutical Inspectorate CSOs and CSTs consisting of up to 21 people.  He was responsible for the monitoring of the Medical Device, Human and Animal Drug programs and the District’s Tissue Residue workload.  He was also the Pre-approval Manager and the Drug Shortage monitor for the District.  In 2011, Eric was presented the ORA Supervisory Investigator of the Year Award.