USP Seeks Candidates for Expert Panel on General Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations

Topics: Pharmacists

USP is seeking qualified candidates to serve on the Pharmaceutical Compounding–Sterile Preparations Expert Panel, which will aid in the revision of USP–National Formulary General Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations. The expert panel will be chaired by Gigi Davidson, BS Pharm, DICVP, the current chair of the USP Compounding Expert Committee, and will work at the direction of the Compounding Expert Committee and present revision recommendations for evaluation and approval, indicates USP. The responsibilities of the panel are outlined in a USP announcement, and instructions for applying to serve on the panel are also included. Expertise needed for this expert panel includes, but is not limited to that of compounding practitioners, pharmacy educators, human factors engineers, infection control specialists, quality control specialists, environmental engineers, and experts in nuclear medicine, microbiology, and industrial hygiene.