Expert Profile

Rita Hoffman
Managing Partner, RHoffman Inc

Rita Hoffman, RAC. Managing Partner RHoffman, Inc. Ms. Hoffman has more than 36 years of FDA experience across the device, drug and veterinary industries. She has an intimate understanding of FDA regulatory and compliance issues from the perspective of both FDA and regulated industry. As an FDA compliance consultant, she provides clients with regulatory insight, advises on critical compliance deficiencies, performs compliance and new product audits, provides insight and guidance on recall strategies to the medical device industry, and advises on jurisdiction determinations for combination products.

Ms. Hoffman retired from the FDA in January 2011 as the Recall Branch Chief for the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), where she was responsible for oversight and review for all medical device recalls. Ms. Hoffman held several positions including the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) Jurisdiction Review Officer (providing guidance on drug/device product designation, combination products and co-packaging), Acting Associate Ombudsman, Small Business Liaison, and was a Policy Analyst for eight years in the Office of the Commissioner. She served as co-chair of RAPS’ Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter for 2-terms, and in 2008 was presented with the Special Recognition Award by RAPS.

Trainings by Expert

Be Ready for eMDR Going Live August 14, 2015
Category: Medical Devices , QMS, ISO 13485, CAPA , Supply Chain and Manufacturing , Documentation and Policy Management , Lifescience process & Procedures , Regulations & Guidances , Life Sciences , Regulatory Affairs , Documentation and Data Management

Medical Device Reporting - Current MDR Regulations and Strategies to Implement FDA Final Guidance
Category: Medical Devices

Risky mistakes with Medical Device Compliant Handling -- Challenges in Understanding Compliant Procedures
Category: All FDA Regulated Industry