RAPS Seeks Applications for 2016 Fellows

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is now seeking applications for the 2016 class of RAPS Fellows. Being named a RAPS Fellow is a unique and exceptional achievement within the regulatory profession. Since 2008, the RAPS Fellows program has recognized senior-level regulatory professionals for continued significant contributions to, and leadership in advancing, the global regulatory profession.

"Selection as a RAPS Fellow is an honor and an important recognition of those individuals who have contributed to the growing relevance of our profession," said Fellows Selection Committee Chair Sue Stewart, president of Stewart Regulatory Consulting LLC. "By attracting these RAPS members to the Fellows we seek to harness this expertise in ways meant to benefit the broader regulatory community."

The 2016 Fellows will be honored during RAPS' Regulatory Convergence conference to take place 17–20 September in San Jose, CA, USA.

Fellows come from a variety of backgrounds and represent many different aspects within the diverse worldwide regulatory community, including those who work in industry, government, academia, research and clinical organizations, and other settings. Regardless of background, they all share a persistent dedication to regulatory excellence. For more information about the Fellows program, visit http://www.raps.org/fellows.

In addition to being honored during the Regulatory Convergence, Fellows will be entitled to hold the FRAPS designation. They may also be called upon to participate in strategic dialogue, implementation of special initiatives, international programs and other high-level RAPS activities.

2016 Fellows applications will be due to RAPS approximately 26 May. To apply, visit http://www.raps.org/network-community/fellows/application.

About RAPS
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 offices in Shanghai and Singapore, and chapters and affiliates worldwide. http://www.RAPS.org

CONTACT: Zachary Brousseau Senior Manager, Communications RAPS +1 301 770 2920, ext. 245 zbrousseau@raps.orgSource:Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society