VirginiaTech VERSUS Series – Drug Evaluation DVDs Available

March 22, 2011

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. (“HP&M”) and VirginiaTech are pleased to announce the availability of the first two DVD’s of the VERSUS series that is being sponsored by VirginiaTech.  They provide an overview of the processes a prescription drug must follow to be FDA-approved and the pervasive regulatory requirements that apply after FDA’s approval.  These DVDs feature HP&M attorneys with decades of experience in dealing with FDA regarding these important topics.  The subjects that are discussed include: 

  • An Overview of FDA’s Regulation of Rx Drugs – From Research to Your Medicine Cabinet – Are Your Prescription Drugs Safe and Effective?  The DVD features commentary from HP&M’s Roger C. Thies.
  • An Overview of Generic Drug Regulation in the United States – The Continuing Struggle to Reduce the Cost of Rx Drugs and Stimulate the Development of New Therapies.  The DVD Features commentary from HP&M’s Robert A. Dormer, and contains additional discussion on the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act and the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

The DVDs are suitable for a variety of educational and work related purposes, and can be ordered and purchased directly from VirginiaTech’s Center for Applied Health Sciences.  An order form can be obtained by contacting Angela Correa at 540-231-2075, by e-mail to, by a facsimile to (540) 231-9293, or by snail mail, using the address below.

Virginia Tech Center for Applied Health Sciences
Attention: Angela Correa
123 Duckpond Drive, mailcode 0418
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061