Regulatory Eminence and Enterprise Professionals (REEP)

Annual Symposium and Networking Event

August 19, 2017
8:30am–5:00 pm

McNeil Science & Technology Center (STC)
AstraZeneca Auditorium (Building 20 on map*)
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA
*Map and Directions to USciences



"Regulatory Eminence and Enterprise Professionals (REEP)" is a joint partnership between the University of the Sciences and the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) to provide an educational and networking platform in the Philadelphia region where recent graduates will have an opportunity to learn alongside mid- and senior-level regulatory professionals from FDA, industry, and academic experts.

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REEP also serves as a platform for the healthcare industry and entrepreneurs to demonstrate their functional area of expertise in this field, network with each other, and recruit new employees.

REEP Vision: We are the ambassadors and the advocates of driving cost-effective regulatory knowledge excellence by:

  • Strengthening and fostering the growth of future Regulatory professionals by developing  strong educational and specialized regulatory knowledge bank through trainings, mini-sessions,  and symposia
  • Impacting Leadership and Professional growth through innovation, creativity, vision, and passion for the Regulatory profession
  • Build stronger partnerships and alliances with regulatory bodies, industry, SMEs, and educational organizations to bring cutting edge topics to their constituents
  • Provide local platform for small, medium , and large sized organizations and academic institution to showcase their regulatory/clinical/quality/compliance services and programs

Planning Committee and Founding Members

Founding Members: Dr. Andrew Peterson & Dr. Suchitra Basu

Suchitra Basu, PhD, RAC
RAPS Philadelphia Co-Chair
Global Strategy Manager, Regulatory Affairs
DePuy Synthes (Companies of J & J)

Matthew Boyd, MBA
VP, Head of Regulatory Affairs, North America
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) 

Dale Cooke
Founder and Owner
PhillyCooke Consulting
RAPS - Philadelphia Co-Chair

Hema Patel, MS, RAC
RAPS Philadelphia Program Chair
Compliance Solutions Lead

Kinnari Patel, PharmD, MBA, RPh
VP-Integrated Global Team Leader for Gene Therapy Programs
Rocket Pharmaceuticals

Andrew M. Peterson, PharmD, PhD
John Wyeth Dean
Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy
University of Sciences

Natalia Remmel, PhD, RAC
Regulatory Technical Specialist 4
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Priya Vasa, MS
RAPS Philadelphia Education Chair
Regulatory Specialist
Merck & Co., Inc.