Quarterly Lecture

Next Quarterly is:

December 10, 2019


Biosimilars: An Overview

Jennifer Spear Smith, MS, PhD, FACEHP

Director, Medical Scientist

  Endocrinology and Biosimilars

Sandoz – Novartis Division

Sponsored by  Sandoz



-Describe  what biologic medications are, how they are developed, and what makes them so complicated and expensive to produce

-Discuss what a biosimilar is and why it different from a generic medication

-Recognize the inherent nature of biological variability

-Discuss the process that defines the level of similarity between biosimilars and their reference products

-Explain the FDA approval process

-Inform your work colleagues about biosimilars that are approved in the US


Registration Deadline: December 3, 2019

$5.00 late fee will be collected at the quarterly dinner, SCAPHON and NonSCAPHON members for any registrations after 12/3/19

Paper Registration Form


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