ValSource Consultant Amanda Bishop McFarland Presents on Quality Risk Management

Quality Risk Management and Microbiology Consultant Amanda Bishop McFarland is a featured speaker at the Parenteral Drug Association Southeast Chapter 2016 Fall Conference. The conference takes place Thursday, November 3rd at Brier Creek Country Club in Raleigh, NC. McFarland presents the session: “Implementing a Robust Quality Risk Management Program.” Her presentation addresses ways to evaluate current risk management programs and identifies elements to consider when implementing new, or enhancing existing, risk management programs.

amanda-mcfarland“More than a decade after ICH Q9 Quality Risk Management was published, areas of our industry are still struggling with navigating the guidance and identifying the appropriate ways to integrate risk management into their businesses,” McFarland said. “Our strategies alleviate this struggle and offer a clear way forward.”

McFarland specializes in the creation and implementation of risk management programs and in the development of custom risk-based strategies. In 2015, she presented at the IVT’s Quality Risk Management Series and IVT’s Microbiology Week. She has a Bachelors of Science (Entomology) and a Masters of Science in Mycology, both from the University of Florida. Amanda is an active member of the PDA and a faculty member of the PDA’s Quality Risk Management and Risk-Based Qualification of Sterile Drug Product Manufacturing Systems training series.