ARTICLES BY BEN LOCWIN

  • FDA’s Drug Shortages Root Cause Report: Does It Miss The Mark?

    At the behest of Congress, an inter-agency Drug Shortage Task Force, led by the FDA, recently published the "Drug Shortages: Root Causes and Potential Solutions" report. The very first root causes listed in the report are “economic forces,” indicating their undoubted primacy in the Task Force’s overall assumption as to their influence on drug shortages.

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Ben Locwin

Ben Locwin, Ph.D., MBA, M.S., is a pharma executive and a member of several advisory boards and boards of directors across the industry and was the former president of a healthcare and pharma consulting organization. He created many of the frameworks for risk management currently in use within the industry and has worked across the drug life cycle from early phase to commercial manufacturing and marketing (GLP, GCP, GVP, GMP). He frequently keynotes events and conferences on these current topics.