About the AuthorMy name is Mark Senak. I’m a lawyer and I work at the international communications firm FleishmanHillard in New York. For the past several years, I have been consulting with pharmaceutical and biologic companies that are engaged in the process of bringing new drugs to market. I have also worked extensively with an array of medical societies and patient organizations providing strategic communications counsel and media training.
My ProfileI am an authority on regulatory aspects of communications and medical products, with particular emphasis on pre-approval communications; strategist to help pharma and biotech companies prepare best case for advisory committee approval; and counselor in issues and crisis management. I am a frequent speaker on various aspects of same - drug development, promotion, reimbursement and new media in a highly regulated environment. Author of books, newspaper and magazine pieces related to drug marketing and promotion as well as HIV specialty pieces. And of course... blogger!
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Eye on FDA is published by Mark Senak of FleishmanHillard’s New York office. The thoughts and ideas in this blog and postings are strictly my own and are not screened by my employer. Everything posted on this blog is my personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of FleishmanHillard or its clients.
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Category Archives: Warning Letters
Enforcement Update: OPDP Issues Untitled Letter
We are four months into the year, and this week OPDP has issued its fourth regulatory action letter of 2022. Two of the previous were Warning Letters, considered the more serious of the two categories, and two, including the latest, … Continue reading
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OPDP Issues First Regulatory Action Letter of 2022
FDA’s Office of Prescription Drug Promotion (OPDP) issued the first regulatory action letter for 2022. This one has some notable characteristics. As has been frequently noted, enforcement actions by OPDP have diminished considerably over the years. Another characteristic of recent … Continue reading
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OPDP Sends Untitled Letter
Upfront Author’s Note: This is the first posting in a while as I have been working to migrate the subscription service to a new provider. As such, some subscribers were lost in the process. Anyone who signed up for a … Continue reading
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OPDP Warning and Untitled Letters – A Separation; a New Letter from OPDP
This is sort of a two-for posting. First we will look at a change in how FDA is reporting regulatory actions by OPDP on the FDA website, and second we will cover the most recent such action. OPDP Warning Letter … Continue reading
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2020 OPDP Enforcement
Last month we looked at a review of FDA press releases for last year and as one might have expected, there was an enormous spike in communications as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Looking now to a review of … Continue reading
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