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Seattle AWIS Banquet Invitation
NOTE: This announcement is for informational purposes only. ORCA is not associated with AWIS.

 

Celebrate the achievements of women in science!

Join Seattle AWIS (Association for Women in Science) for an inspirational evening honoring the 2019 AWIS Award winners.

2019 Seattle AWIS Banquet

             Thursday – June 6, 2019 – 6:30-10:00pm

             UW Center for Urban Horticulture

             3501 NE 41st St., Seattle, WA 98105

Seats are limited – buy your ticket today.

 

The Seattle AWIS Banquet promises to be an inspirational evening.  You will hear from the 2019 Award Winners, meet the AWIS undergraduate scholarship winners and enjoy the company of other supporters of women in science, technology, engineering and math.

 

The Seattle AWIS banquet is open to the public – AWIS members and non-members, women and men.

Individual banquet ticket sales are available online at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4214770.     

Student tickets - $30;  AWIS Members - $35;  Non-AWIS Members - $40 

     (Service fee added to credit card payments.  Payment by check is also available.)

 

Seattle AWIS is honored to recognize four outstanding women who have advanced their fields of scientific research, education and outreach.  They are leaders and innovators whose work has made an impact.  They are mentors and inspiring role models for students and other professionals.

 

2019 Award Winners:

Science Advancement & Leadership: 

               Dr. Denise Galloway, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Early Career Achievement in STEM:  

                            Dr. Corrie Ortega, PhD, Intellectual Ventures Laboratory

Excellence in STEM Education/Outreach: 

               Jeanne Chowning, MS, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Outstanding Seattle AWIS Member:   

                            Dr. Reitha WeeksPhD, Shoreline Community College

 

For more information about the event or the award winners, visit http://seattleawis.org/award/seattle-awis-awards/.

Plan to join us June 6th for an inspirational evening!  Invite colleagues, friends and family to join you!



JOB SHADOWING PROGRAM

Do you think you would like to share a day with a regulatory student, showing them how you do your job? 

Do you want to show a student ways to think through challenges, adapt to the new ISO rules, understand different country regulatory changes, or understand new biologics as examples. 

We are actively reaching out to match the newest members of our profession at the University of Washington’s BRAMS program with host ORCA members. Spend a day together.

This is an opportunity available to current members only.

Please contact Elizabeth Cross Nichol for more information or click on the buttons below to fill out an application form:

Host Application Form

To Be Hosted Application Form



ORCA NEEDS YOUR HELP!

Volunteers are vital to ORCA’s success. Volunteers assist ORCA with its monthly programs, plan those programs and solicit speakers, develop and implement marketing efforts and membership drives, serve on its Board of Directors, and provide a wide range of volunteer services that help make ORCA a meaningful and useful resource for its members. Visit our Volunteering page to find out more about how you can help.


The FDA and Prescription Drugs: Current Controversies in Context
Understand how the FDA regulates pharmaceuticals and explore debates on prescription drug costs, marketing and testing.


New Device Advice e-Learning Tool
The Medical Devices Bureau has announced the launch of a new Device Advice: e-Learning tool “Understanding How Medical Devices are Regulated in Canada – Premarket Regulations”. This learning module is intended to help stakeholders better understand what the premarket regulatory requirements are for the importation or sale of medical devices in Canada. 



Risk-Based Monitoring Essentials Course - Discount Offer to ORCA Members

Cascadia Global Research is offering a 30% discount to ORCA members for their Risk-Based Monitoring Essentials Course. Please email info@orcanw.org to get your discount code.

Read Courtney McBean's article about the three most frequent mistakes companies make by following this link (available to ORCA members only).



LifeScience Washington Programs
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Knowledge Center

Useful FDA educational resources:


CDRH Learn

FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) web page for multimedia industry education

http://www.fda.gov/Training/CDRHLearn/

 

CDRH Medical Device Webinars and Stakeholder Calls

http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/NewsEvents/WorkshopsConferences/ucm411063.htm

 

CDER Learn

The web page for educational tutorials offered by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

http://www.fda.gov/Training/ForHealthProfessionals/

 

CDER Meetings, Conferences, & Workshops

http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/NewsEvents/ucm132703.htm

 

CBER Sponsored Workshops, Meetings & Conferences

Upcoming events

http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/NewsEvents/WorkshopsMeetingsConferences/ucm280422.htm

Past events

http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/NewsEvents/WorkshopsMeetingsConferences/ucm280537.htm

 

OCTGT Learn

The Center for Biologics, Evaluation and Research's (CBER) Office of Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies (OCTGT) web page for industry education.

http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/NewsEvents/ucm232821.htm


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