Ina Hairston is the Regulatory, Quality and Compliance Manager for DRG International’s NJ research, and soon, manufacturing site
Since joining DRG in 2010, DRG’s Quality and Research departments have grown and continue to expand in size and complexity. Ina brings with her to DRG, 20 years of pharmaceutical development expertise from the laboratory; QC/QA, process optimization, auditing, pharmaceutical new product development and life cycle management, and project management; both in non-sterile and sterile environments.
Ina manages DRG’s Quality and Regulatory Operations in cooperation within DRG’s worldwide structure of companies. Her contribution in NJ specifically encompasses the oversight of all state and regulatory affairs, quality documentation, world-wide product registrations, auditing, compliance, supplier qualification, and device and establishment registrations and regulatory compliance for DRG’s Health Canada operations. She also manages the demanding, heavily FDA-regulated, business of importation and U.S. customs for DRG products and equipment.
Among other duties at DRG, Ina is leading the challenge of the adoption of the FDA Unique Device Identification (FDA GUDID) and the addition of the ISO 13485 quality management standard for medical devices to the already FDA compliant systems at DRG.
Ina received her Bachelors of Science in Chemistry, with a minor concentration in Mathematics from The College of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, NJ. She is a published scientist and trained as a Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence, Lean Six Sigma as well as ISO 13485.
News and Updates
The growth and further development of the North American market is a key priority for us and the sole focus of the new Sales and Business Development Executive we are looking to recruit.
On April 30th, 2020, an organized study by Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, Netherlands, has completed a final report for the DRG International’s first ever Hepcidin Proficiency Test.
The Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft honors the research activities of DRG Instruments GmbH with the “Innovative Through Research” seal of approval…