Consumer Healthcare Products Association

CHPA gives Regulatory & Scientific Affairs awards

CHPA gives Regulatory & Scientific Affairs awards

BETHESDA, Md. – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) announced Tuesday its first-ever Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Career Achievement Award winners at its annual Regulatory, Scientific & Quality (RSQ) conference in Bethesda. Created to honor individuals maintaining a career of exceptional service and contributions within the consumer healthcare products industry, the establishment of this award

Video Forum: Scott Melville, CHPA, Part 2

Video Forum: Scott Melville, CHPA, Part 2

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

Video Forum: Scott Melville, CHPA, Part 1

Video Forum: Scott Melville, CHPA, Part 1

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,

CHPA names communications director

CHPA names communications director

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) has appointed Logan Tucker director of communications and media relations. She will serve as the primary contact for directing CHPA’s media strategies and tactics and coordinate with other communications department staff to manage news, events, and issues in the consumer healthcare industry. Tucker will report to Anita

Gary Downing receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Gary Downing receives Lifetime Achievement Award

AVENTURA, Fla. – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) awarded longtime industry leader Gary Downing its Ivan D. Combe Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening session of the organization’s annual Self-Care Leadership Summit (SLS). The award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. consumer health care industry and recognizes the outstanding work and contribution

Industry leader to join CHPA’s executive team

Industry leader to join CHPA’s executive team

WASHINGTON – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) has appointed Douglas “Duffy” MacKay as senior vice president of dietary supplements. MacKay will lead CHPA’s cross-functional dietary supplements team, directing strategy, shaping policy and collaborating with stakeholders to help protect and grow this important, expanding consumer health category on behalf of the CHPA membership.  CHPA represents

CHPA comments on CBD Bill

CHPA comments on CBD Bill

WASHINGTON — Scott Melville, president and CEO of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) applauded the introduction of the Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2021, that was introduced on Thursday. CHPA has also become part of a larger coalition of organizations who support the bill.   Scott Melville “We’re

CHPA welcomes new board members

CHPA welcomes new board members

WASHINGTON – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA)  announced the election of two new members to the CHPA Board of Directors during the association’s virtual November meeting. The newly elected CHPA board members are: Tim Grannan, president, Blistex Inc. Don Kerrigan, president, North America, The Nature’s Bounty Co. Kerrigan was also elected to serve on

Video Forum: Scott Melville, CHPA

Video Forum: Scott Melville, CHPA

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.

CHPA unveils rebranding

CHPA unveils rebranding

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), a 139-year-old industry trade organization, is rebranding its identity for the first time in twenty years. The rebranding effort has resulted in a new logo, tagline and brand narrative following the addition of consumer medical devices to its scope of representation, which had already included over-the-counter medicines

CHPA names P&G’s Paul Gama as board chair

CHPA names P&G’s Paul Gama as board chair

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.

CHPA issues statement regarding COVID-19 legislation

CHPA issues statement regarding COVID-19 legislation

WASHINGTON — Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) president and chief executive officer Scott Melville issued the following statement upon final passage of the CARES Act, which includes provisions to update and modernize the regulatory system overseeing most over-the-counter medicines and to restore O-T-C eligibility under tax-preferred HSA and FSA accounts. Scott Melville “During this unprecedented