MPRA-630 Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and Laws
Fall for 2017-2018
This course explains how the FDA governs the safety and efficacy of medical products, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, blood and tissue products, and the nation's entire food supply (excluding meat and poultry). Students examine the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) (52 stat. 1040) and learn about significant amendments to food and drug regulations since the FDA’s inception in 1938. By the end of the course, students will be prepared to operate effectively within the regulatory environment to ensure legal compliance.