Course Description

GMP for Dietary Supplements

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Course ID 2094

In-Person Course

Who Should Attend?
This course will benefit owners, vendors, consultants and others involved in the dietary supplement industry including, but not limited to, those involved in:
  • Quality Control/Assurance
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Laboratory Operations
  • Manufacturing
  • Management
  • Labeling
  • Auditing of in-house and contract laboratories
  • Supplying and distribution of dietary supplements

Course Description
This two-day course will cover regulatory and legal aspects of GMP’s for dietary supplements. It will provide a comprehensive introduction and a “how to” program for implementation. Participants will understand issues involved in manufacturing and testing of dietary supplements. They will become familiar with FDA expectations when performing audits of dietary supplement companies. A rational approach to setting up manufacturing and improving a GMP compliant operation will be presented.

Course Director
Joy Joseph, Consultant to the Pharmaceutical, Dietary Supplement and Cosmetic Industries

Joy Joseph, is President of Joys Quality Management Systems, a consulting firm serving Dietary Supplement firms through training and implementation of the new cGMPs. She has more than 40 years experience in Quality Control Systems, Regulatory Affairs, Product Development , Manufacturing, and Scientific Affairs in the Pharmaceutical, Dietary Supplement and Cosmetic industries.

Ms. Joseph received her B.S. in Chemistry from Xavier University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. She is a member of the USP Expert Committee of Revisions, setting standards for Dietary Supplements. She has served the USP on various committees since 1990..

She is a charter member for the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences, a member of the Counsel for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) Regulatory Affairs Committee, and serves on several Scientific Advisory Boards, including the University of California, School of Pharmacy. Ms. Joseph also serves as an advisor and contributor to “Tablet and Capsule” trade journal and has authored two book chapters, (1)“Regulation and Quality Issues Worldwide” for Regulation of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: A Global Perspective and (2) Formulation Challenges; Multiple Vitamin and Mineral Dosage Forms, published in “Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Tablets”,Third Edition. She is an ASQ-Certified Auditor and Lead Trainer 21CFR Part 117 (New FSMA Regulations)..

Working with the CRN, Ms. Joseph played a key role in drafting the original GMP guidelines submitted to FDA, for which she was awarded the The Steuben Apple Award in 2005.

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