March Event: 2019 SDRAN Mentoring Program Orientation Session Webinar


2019 SDRAN Mentoring Program Orientation Session Webinar

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Event Agenda: Date:

Thursday, March 21, 2019


6:30-730 PM Mentoring Program Orientation

*Times are approximate.


Jennifer Grodberg, PhD, RAC

VP of Mentoring, SDRAN

Speaker Biography:

Jennifer Grodberg, PhD, RAC (US) has over 24 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, spanning the pre-IND enabling phase through NDA submission, including FDA pre-approval inspections and Advisory Committee Meetings. Jenny currently serves as Sr. Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Program Management at Forge Therapeutics, Inc. Prior to joining Forge, Jenny was Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals, leading the successful IND filing and acquisition of both Qualified Infectious Disease Product and Fast Track designations for their lead β-lactam/β-lactamase antibiotic program VNRX-513.3. Before joining VenatoRx full time, Jenny had been a consultant providing regulatory strategy and content authoring for U.S., Canadian and European drug applications. She previously served as Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs at Trius Therapeutics, Inc., participating in the development and ultimate FDA approval of the oxazolidinone antibiotic Sivextro. Before entering the pharmaceutical industry, Jenny held a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Medicine. Jenny has a PhD in Microbiology and completed postdoctoral work at both the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, and Harvard Medical School. Jenny is past-president of the American Medical Writers Association Pacific Southwest Chapter and obtained her US RAC certification in 2007.

Jenny has been a volunteer mentor for the SDRAN mentoring program since 2011, and Chair of the Mentoring Program Committee since 2013. She has been a lecturer for the SDRAN EU RAC Study Group since 2016.

Online registration (through March 19, 2019): No Fee for SDRAN members and non-member

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