Washington, D.C. – June 17, 2014 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is proud to announce that FDA Shareholder Edward John Allera was inducted into the West Virginia School of Pharmacy Centennial Hall of Fame during the school’s Centennial Celebration Weekend on June 14.

Allera is the chairman of the firm’s FDA Practice Group and is based in the Washington, D.C. office. He focuses his practice on the development of new products and business opportunities in the areas of pharmaceuticals and technology, especially regarding the regulation and promotion of drugs, biologics and devices. He has worked extensively in the product life cycle management area and with almost every dosage form. With a background in the science surrounding dosage forms and pharmacokinetics, Allera has filed a large number of Citizen Petitions in the product life cycle management process.
After receivng his pharmacy degree from West Virginia University, Allera received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

About the Centennial Hall of Fame

The Centennial Hall of Fame consists of alumni from the last 100 years who are of the highest level of excellence that West Virginia University School of Pharmacy graduates possess. The candidate’s pharmacy career and/or accomplishments in healthcare are deemed truly outstanding, demonstrating sustained and meritorious contributions to the pharmacy profession, West Virginia University, the School of Pharmacy or the health care society at large.

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