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Tuesday, June 25 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
#281: Structured Evidence Planning, Production, and Evaluation (SEPPE): A “Quality-Based” Framework for Drug Development

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Intermediate
CE: ACPE 1.25 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-19-627-L04-P; CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; RN 1.25

This forum will convene experts from the regulatory authority, payer, industry, and patient communities to discuss how a new type of strategic “quality by design” framework for drug development.

Learning Objectives

Describe a comprehensive framework for evidence generation to support optimal drug development and more efficient pathways to product approval; Identify pragmatic approaches for integrating this framework into regulatory authority and pharmaceutical company organizational structures.


Meredith Y. Smith, PhD, MPA


SEPPE Framework and Implications for Regulators
Robyn R. Lim, PhD

Implications for Patients
Marc M. Boutin, JD

Pragmatic Lessons Learned from Implenting Within a Pharmaceutical Company
Meredith Y. Smith, PhD, MPA

EMA Perspective
Anthony Humphreys, MPharm

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Marc Boutin

Chief Executive Officer, National Health Council (NHC)
Marc M. Boutin, JD, is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Council. He has been a leading voice for greater patient involvement at every stage of the health care continuum. Boutin has been actively involved in patient advocacy organization management, health advocacy... Read More →
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Anthony Humphreys

Head of Scientific Committees Regulatory Science Strategy, European Medicines Agency (EMA)
He is the Head of Scientific Committees Regulatory Science Strategy Division (SciRS). He is responsible for providing leadership in the Agency in the areas of Scientific Committees Coordination and Regulatory Science Strategy in support of delivering the EMRN 2020 Strategy. He chairs... Read More →
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Robyn Lim

Senior Science Advisor, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada
Dr Lim’s focus is modernizing Canada’s federal drug regulatory system, developing the benefit-harm-uncertainty evidence standard for Canada’s amended Food and Drugs Act. Her interests are scientifically and socially-responsible patient-focussed and life-cycle approaches for... Read More →
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Meredith Smith

Global Risk Management Officer, Global Patient Safety, Amgen Inc.
Meredith Smith is Global Risk Management Officer at Amgen, Inc. where she leads a team of 6 scientists responsible for medicinal product benefit-risk assessment and risk management. She is a behavioral scientist and health services researcher by training with over 15 years of experience... Read More →

Tuesday June 25, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Room 6C San Diego Convention Center 111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 USA