PPD has reported that Dr. Henrietta Ukwu, senior vice president for global regulatory affairs, has been named to the 2011 PharmaVOICE 100 list of the most inspiring people in the life sciences industry.
The honor from PharmaVOICE magazine recognizes Dr. Ukwu's contributions in providing innovative leadership in the area of regulatory affairs in the endeavor of delivering life-changing medicines for people in need. An internist and infectious disease physician, Dr. Ukwu has extensive global regulatory experience across many biopharmaceutical therapeutic platforms and geographic regions. She was involved in numerous product development activities and directly led the successful original regulatory development and filings of 14 new products, all approved.
Dr. Ukwu captured the evolution of the life sciences industry and regulatory profession, as well as the crucial and strategic role of regulatory teams in fostering success, in her new book, Global Regulatory Systems: A Strategic Primer for Biopharmaceutical Product Development and Registration. The book, published by CenterWatch, is a comprehensive reference guide for navigating the complexities of regulatory systems for product development, approval and registration around the world.