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Industry Thought Leader Darius Pillsbury Joins ValSource

Darius Pillsbury has joined ValSource as a Senior Consultant. He brings more than 25 years of industry experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

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The Medicine Maker 2019 Power List

Congratulations to ValSource Chief Operating Officer Hal Baseman on being named an industry influencer by The Medicine Maker.

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Industry Thought Leader Stephen Langille Joins ValSource

Stephen (“Steve”) Langille has joined ValSource as a Senior Microbiology Consultant. Steve brings nearly 20 years of high-level industry experience to the ValSource consulting team.

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Paula Peacos Joins ValSource

Paula brings more than 25 years of industry experience to ValSource in aseptic processing of parenterals, and in the manufacture of nonsterile oral solid dosage, biological drug substances and APIs at clinical and commercial production.

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Register Today for GMP University

Hear ValSource Consultants Kelly Waldron, Amanda McFarland and Lori Richter present with leading experts at GMP University in Philadelphia.

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Ensuring the Quality Connection With Your CMO Through Risk Management

The course is designed to help companies using or planning to use contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) optimize the effectiveness of their outsourcing, by creating effective CMO/Client relationships, anticipating unique manufacturing needs, developing workable quality agreements, and risk based addressing of manufacturing and quality challenges. 
 

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ValSource Consultant Chris Smalley Honored by Parenteral Drug Association

Chris Smalley, an experienced sterile compounding pharmacist, works with pharmacists to design, build and operate compliant compounding facilities. His service to PDA includes 16 years on the PDA Science Advisory Board, two terms on the Board of Directors, and 12 years leading the Facilities & Engineering Interest Group.

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Assessing Environmental and Critical Utilities Excursions

Quality Risk Management and Microbiology Consultant Amanda Bishop McFarland has been published by American Pharmaceutical Review (“APR”). APR is the leading review journal for business and technology in the pharmaceutical industry throughout North America. McFarland’s cover feature, “Risk-Based Microbial Assessment Tool (R-MAT): A Novel Approach to Assessing Environmental and Critical Utilities Excursions” describes how the R-MAT can both assist in determining the appropriate actions for addressing excursions and help organizations develop a proactive means of preventing excursions.

“Despite the opportunity to employ risk management, some firms are still struggling with using risk-based methods when it comes to environmental monitoring and critical utilities excursions,” McFarland says….

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Senior Consultant Kelly Waldron Earns PhD

Senior Consultant Kelly Waldron has earned a PhD in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science, with a specialization in Quality Risk Management (“QRM”), from the Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland. Research for Waldron’s thesis, “Managing Risk to the Patient: Recoding Quality Risk Management for the Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Industries” spanned three years and included insight from multiple industry regulators, QRM practitioners, and the Parenteral Drug Association (“PDA”).

Kelly’s research focused on defining how a QRM program should be designed and deployed to deliver value in an effective and efficient way….

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Whitney Kutney Named Vice President

ValSource, LLC today announced Whitney Kutney now heads ValSource operations as Vice President. ValSource, together with Engineering Software Solutions, LLC and ConcordiaValsource, LLC make up the ValSource family of companies.

“This move is a reflection of the overall strength of our managers and employees,” noted ValSource management. “It allows the company to continue focusing on strategic growth opportunities, further positioning ValSource to support its clientele with existing, new and enhanced services.”

Whitney Kutney has been with ValSource since March 2003….

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