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Secret Ways To Break Into Regulatory Affairs

September 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Webinar

Program Manager: Rowena Soriano

Speakers: Susan Bain And Eri Hirumi

Cost: Free To All But Need To Register.


Come and join us for a free webinar.

Come and learn what a Regulatory Affairs Specialist does.

How did they get where they are?


Topics Covered Include:

What is a Regulatory Affairs (RA) in general?

What does a RA specialist do?

What is the wide spectrum of opportunities?

What are the learning opportunities is a large company vs a start-up?

What is a typical day?

What are the sub-specialties with this job?

What skill sets are important?

Some tips on how to start in the career.

Some tips on how to transition into a regulatory affairs career.


Target Audience:

Students molding their careers

Mid-career professionals starting a new path

Anyone interested in finding out about Regulatory Affairs Specialists

Anyone that needs to work with Regulatory Affairs Specialists


Cost: Free to all but need to register.


Speakers Bio’s:

 Susan Bain

Susan Bain, DRSc is currently an Assistant Professor of Regulatory and Quality Sciences at USC and formerly a Professor of Practice and Program Director for Clinical, Regulatory and Quality at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) and Adjunct Professor of Practice and Concentration Coordinator for Clinical and Regulatory in KGI’s School of Pharmacy. Her most recent corporate experience included Vice President of Quality/Regulatory Assurance and Operations and has held various management positions in Quality Control/Assurance and Regulatory Affairs for over 25 years with firms including Baxter Healthcare, Grifols, Medegen, Inc., Peregrine Corporation, and Watson Pharmaceuticals.  Additionally, Susan also worked at the FDA as an Investigator, focusing on drugs and medical devices.  Susan received a Doctorate and Masters of Regulatory Science (DRSc) (MSc), from the University of Southern California (USC) and a Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from Cal Poly, Pomona. Additionally, Susan serves as an Officer on the Board of Directors for the Association of Graduate Regulatory Educators (AGRE).


Eri Hirumi

Eri Hirumi is the Manager of International Regulatory and Compliance for MicroVention, Inc.  She manages the global registration of neurovascular and peripheral implants and access catheters.  Armed with over 30 years of experience in the Medical Device industry, she continues to expand her regulatory knowledge in pre and post-market regulatory requirements in the global market.  Strong labeling and clinical knowledge aid in the facilitation of submissions for these high-risk products.



RA Registration Instructions

If you are a non-member or an expired member and would like to participate, check us out and network please register at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/secret-ways-to-break-into-regulatory-affairs-tickets-115640318305 

It is important that you register with the name and email address where you want the webinar information sent and with the name you want to appear on the certificate of attendance.

Certificates of attendance will be emailed within a day of the event.


Find the flyer here.

Registration deadline is September 16  

OCRA’s non-profit Federal Tax ID# 33-0630455

If you have any questions or require additional information, email OCRA Program Chair ([email protected]).


September 17, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


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