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UGA Graduate Programs Among the Best in Nation, New Report Shows

April 16, 2024

The University of Georgia's graduate programs are among the nation's best, a fact only further corroborated by U.S. News & World Report's 2024 rankings of the "Best Graduate Schools". Of the numerous UGA schools and colleges seeing a jump in their ranking, we're pleased to report many of those hosting an online program have made the list.

Online Graduate Degree Helps Veterinary Professional Expand Expertise

January 8, 2024

Meet Michelle Kovacek Michelle Kovacek is a veterinarian professional with more than 18 years of experience. Before pursuing her graduate degree, Michelle studied sustainability and veterinary technology. She has been a licensed Veterinary Technician Nurse since 2010. Currently, Michelle works at Boehringer-Ingelheim Animal Health within…

Thesis vs. Non-thesis: What’s the Difference?

September 9, 2022

Thesis vs. Non-thesis: What’s the Difference? What is the difference between the Regulatory Affairs Thesis and the Regulatory Affairs Project (non-thesis)? Essentially, the thesis option is characterized as the more traditional research option that typically focuses on choosing an original topic, conducting an extensive literature review to delimit the…

UGA again ranks in the Top 5 for new products to market

November 18, 2021

For the eighth straight year, the University of Georgia has placed among the top U.S. universities for the number of commercial products created from its research by industry partners. This year, UGA ranked No. 2 in the latest survey data provided by the organization AUTM. AUTM, formerly known as…

Dr. Gowda gives insight into the FDA vaccine approval process

September 28, 2021

Dr. Gowda, the director and professor in the online International Biomedical Regulatory Sciences Masters program spoke with 11 Alive last month on the approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. The interviewer Jesse Nussman focused her questions on why the other two leading vaccines, the Moderna and J&J vaccines,…

Biomedical Regulatory Affairs Professional appreciates flexibility of online program

June 10, 2021

Dawn Nguyen has spent over 30 years in the medical device industry. She received an Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Engineering Technology from ITT Technical Institute, a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and a Biomedical Regulatory Affairs Certificate from the University of…

Masters student fascinated by the world of regulatory affairs

March 25, 2021

John Mayhall is a Masters student studying International Biomedical Regulatory Sciences online through UGA’s College of Pharmacy. Mayhall graduated from Auburn University in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology. After completing his Bachelor’s degree, Mayall went to work at Thermo Fisher Scientific, a facility that produces…

UGA pharmacy student develops a passion for regulatory sciences

September 18, 2020

Until she began taking regulatory science courses online, Tiffany Somereville was unaware of the significant impact regulatory affairs had on public health. A UGA Doctor of Pharmacy student, Somereville has already earned her Graduate Certificate in International Biomedical Regulatory Sciences and is now also pursuing an M.S.

Growing Labor Market Need for Biomedical Regulatory Sciences

June 25, 2020

As technology in medical sciences advances and demand for Regulatory Science professionals in the healthcare industry increases, graduate training capacity for US Regulatory Professionals may be facing a talent crisis.  The professionals working in the field of Regulatory Sciences work with FDA and other regulatory authorities…

7th Annual Medical Device Regulations Conference Recap

November 13, 2019

The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy recently hosted the seventh annual Medical Device Regulations Conference on November 6-7th at UGA’s Gwinnett Campus in Lawrenceville, GA. The conference was of special interest to quality assurance and regulatory affairs professionals working in the regulated medical device industry, and it provided…