Barry A. Friedman, PhD LLC
Contact at: (410) 493-8406
Barry A. Friedman, PhD, is a Consultant in the Biotechnology, Regulatory Compliance and Aseptic Processing Arena. Dr. Friedman possesses over 30 years of industrial managerial experience in various aspects of biopharmaceuticals and medical devices to include regulatory compliance, GLP/GMP, quality control, auditing, microbiology consulting, expert witness, sterility assurance, microbiological/analytical validations and fermentation technology.
Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Dr. Friedman was associated with Cambrex Bio Sciences, a contract manufacturer of GMP bulk biopharmaceuticals located in Baltimore, Maryland.
As the Director of Quality Control, he managed a multi-shift Department of thirty one individuals involved in client management, the receipt and testing of raw materials, environmental monitoring and microbiology, analytical chemistry and QC compliance for the production of Phase 1, 2, 3 and commercial products manufactured from bacteria, yeast and mammalian cells. In this capacity, Dr Friedman enjoyed many client and regulatory interactions, both domestic and international.
Prior to 2000, Dr. Friedman was the Laboratory Director for Chesapeake Biological Laboratories, a contract Aseptic Fill n’ Finish manufacturer located in Baltimore, Maryland. He was responsible for the microbiology, environmental monitoring and analytical chemistry for Phase 1, 2, 3 and commercial products aseptically filled/lyophilized.
In addition to the professional history listed above, other associations have included W.R. Grace, Sigma Chemical Co., Sherwood Medical, Becton Dickinson, American Cyanamid and Union Carbide.
Dr. Friedman received his B.S. degree in Microbiology from The Ohio State University, his M.S. from Michigan State University in Microbial Genetics, and his PhD from The Ohio State University in Microbiology.
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Barry A. Friedman, Ph.D., LLC was founded in 2007 to provide consultation and training to the pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical and medical device community, specializing in regulatory compliance, GLP/GMP, quality control, auditing, sterility assurance, microbiology consulting, expert witness, microbiological/analytical validations and fermentation technology, and providing a wealth of information to clients.
Dr. Friedman is a frequent webinar and seminar speaker in the GMP areas of GLP/GMP, risk management, internal auditing, aseptic processing of sterile drug products, USP microbiology, validations and the requirements for the manufacture of Phase 1, 2 and 3 clinical trial materials. He has recently given presentations for the FDA, PDA, Tungsten Shield, PTi, IPA (Canada) and Compliance On-Line (seminars only). He is a member of ASM, PDA and RAPs. He served as a Captain in the Medical Service Corps, U.S. Army and is the past President of the Capital Area Chapter, PDA. He is the 2009 PDA recipient of the James Agalloco award for excellence in teaching.