WASHINGTON – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) has appointed Lisa Parks to serve as its senior vice president of regulatory & scientific affairs. Parks will succeed Barbara Kochanowski, who is retiring in July after nearly four decades of regulatory leadership in the consumer healthcare industry. Parks will begin her work at CHPA on June
ORLANDO – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) Monday awarded its Ivan D. Combe Lifetime Achievement Award to longtime industry leader Jim Mackey at the opening session of its annual Self-Care Leadership Summit (SLS) here. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. consumer healthcare industry, recognizing the outstanding work and contributions of individuals
In the second installment of a two-part interview, Scott Melville, president and chief executive officer of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, discusses the regulatory environment for health care devices and dietary supplements (two areas where CHPA has recently stepped up its involvement); state-level issues affecting suppliers; and the value that O-T-Cs bring to consumers at
Scott Melville, president and chief executive officer of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, tells this week’s Video Forum about how the association has evolved to meet the changing needs of its members. In the first of a two-part interview, he also addresses COVID’s impact on the self-care business, the current state of the supply chain,
WASHINGTON— The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) and the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) have issued statements condemning a Senate bill that they say would put an “unnecessary and costly burden” on the dietary supplement industry. The legislation, known as S. 4348, the FDA Safety and Landmark Advancement Act of 2022 (FDASLA), was passed on
NEW HOPE – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today announced the election of Michelle Wang Goodridge as the new Chair of the CHPA board of directors. Goodridge was elected on June 16th, along with six new board members, at CHPA’s annual membership meeting held during the association’s new Self-Care Leadership Summit. Goodridge, a standing
WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association has welcomed Church & Dwight, Bridges Consumer Healthcare and Rhinomed as its newest members. The three companies play an important role in personal health care with product offerings that include over-the-counter (O-T-C) medicines, dietary supplements, and consumer medical devices. CHPA is the only U.S. trade association representing the
The latest installment in our Video Forum features Scott Melville, president and chief executive officer of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association. In addition to the rebranding of CHPA, Melville talks about what recently enacted O-T-C monograph reform means for the category, and the increasingly important part that nonprescription products are playing in health care.
WASHINGTON – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) announced on Tuesday the appointment of Paul Gama as the new chair of the CHPA board of directors. Gama was elected on April 13, 2020, along with other new board members, at CHPA’s annual membership meeting conducted, for the first time ever, in a virtual forum online.