Dr Venkatraman is the first person hailing from India to be awarded this fellowship
Dr J Vijay Venkatraman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Oviya MedSafe have been awarded the Fellowship of the Pharmaceutical Information and Pharmacovigilance Association, UK (FPIPA) recently. It is in line with the eligibility criteria set by PIPA as a professional accreditation association. Reportedly, Dr Venkatraman is the first person hailing from India to be awarded this fellowship.
PIPA is the professional organisation for individuals who are involved in the provision and management of information and those involved in the fulfillment of regulatory requirements relating to drug safety. The association was formed in 1974 and now represents over 800 members who work in a variety of pharma information management roles, such as medical information, pharmacovigilance, scientific research information and business information. PIPA, an international society, is headquartered at Haslemere in Surrey, UK and has members from many countries.
On receiving this fellowship, Dr Venkatraman said, “I would like to thank all my colleagues in the industry for their constant encouragement and strong support rendered to my various activities pertaining to pharmacovigilance, over the past decade, without which this milestone could not have been achieved. I firmly believe that this recognition comes with an implicit responsibility and I take this opportunity to reinstate my commitment to the advancement of pharmacovigilance.”
EP News Bureau – Mumbai