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Unique partnership between UH, FDA opens path for scientific exchange

HOUSTON, July 19, 2004 A partnership between the FDA and the University of Houston that puts the College of Pharmacy in the vanguard of developing new drugs and biomedical policy is being revised and expanded.

Making their respective resources more available to one another, the University of Houston College of Pharmacy and the Food and Drug Administration are providing a path for science to advance in medically related fields of higher education. The University of Houston College of Pharmacy is the only pharmacy college in the country with this type of partnership with the FDA.

In a Memorandum of Understanding originally signed in 2003, a revised framework is being established for the exchange of scientific resources and educational opportunities between the two institutions. Specifically, the two institutions will promote the training of UH academicians and students in the various departments within the FDA and vice versa. The lead FDA center for this partnership with UH is the Center for Devices and Radiological Health in Rockville, Md.

"The private sector, academia and the FDA have to be partners in advancing the development of science to promote and protect the public health," said V. Michelle Chenault, associate director for the Medical Device Fellowship Program in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health of the FDA. "Partnerships with premier universities like the University of Houston are a proactive step toward this goal."

Chenault recently spoke to faculty and graduate students of the UH College of Pharmacy about the various departments, programs and research opportunities available at the FDA. Citing recent developments in the research partnership between the two institutions, she noted the strengthening of the FDA and UH's shared mission to promote and protect public health.

"The partnership between the University of Houston and the FDA advances the university's position to becoming one of the
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Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston
19-Jul-2004


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