Roger F. Sherwood Article of the Year Award
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We are pleased to announce the 2009-2010 Roger F. Sherwood Article of the Year Award Winner.
September/October 2009, Volume 29, Number 5
Applied Quality Risk Management: Case
Study – Laboratory Computerized Systems
by Ms. Judith Samardelis, Ms. Winnie Cappucci
This article discusses how to apply the GAMP 5 quality risk management strategy to maintain compliance in laboratory computerized systems.
The winner was selected from this group of finalists and recognized at ISPE’s 2010 Annual Meeting.
November/December 2009, Volume 29, Number 6
Construction Quality: the Key to
Successful Capital Projects Delivery
by Mr. Jay Lad, Dr. Bruce Beck
This article discusses why Construction Quality Management (CQM) is the key to delivering successful capital projects and outlines some of the challenges encountered from a construction/field execution perspective, rather than design/engineering perspective. It highlights the pivotal role of CQM in ensuring that a facility has good operability and availability as well as high reliability and maintainability.
January/February 2010, Volume 30, Number 1
Case Study: Utilizing Electron Beam Surface
Decontamination to Transfer Sterile Syringe Barrels into an Isolated Aseptic Syringe Filling
by Mr. Oliver Vogt
This case study presents a project within Hospira, Inc., utilizing an Electron Beam Surface Decontamination system integrated into an isolated aseptic syringe filling line to transfer pre-sterilized syringes into the filling line.
March/April 2010, Volume 30, Number 2
“East is East and West is West” – Managing
Capital Investment Projects in China
by Jerry Hourihan, Gordon Lawrence
This article presents some helpful “tips and suggestions” regarding building capital projects in China.
May/June 2010, Volume 30, Number 3
An Exhausting Solution for
by Ernest L. Stadler
This article provides various solutions from simple to complex that deal with the removal of water vapor, liquid particles, and solid particles that can escape a fermentor exhaust nozzle and clog the sterile exhaust filter.
July/August 2010, Volume 30, Number 4
Industry Forces Driving Standardization of
the Turnover Package
by Roy F. Greenwald and Bill Schaidle
This article provides an overview of the past and present approaches to formatting of turnover packages for equipment and modular assemblies. It highlights the lack of standardization within the industry and presents an example of an approach that could serve as a starting point for an industry standard.
About the Roger F. Sherwood Article of the Year Award
Pharmaceutical Engineering has established an "Article of the Year" award to recognize the contribution of authors. Articles are evaluated by a panel of volunteer reviewers according to a number of criteria, concentrating on the importance and timeliness of the subject matter and the quality of the presentation. The criteria for judging is as follows:
- Is it directly useful to the readers in their efforts to improve the industry and themselves?
- Does it improve knowledge/understanding of key topics?
- Is it clear, easy to read? (Low jargon usage)
- Quality of artwork, graphs, etc.
- Appropriate length
The finalists for each “Article of the Year” are chosen from the September/October issue of the previous year, through the July/August issue of the current year. Finalists are announced in each September/October issue of Pharmaceutical Engineering. The author(s) of the winning article are recognized at ISPE’s Annual Meeting; held each November. The award program was established to express appreciation to all of the authors who submit their work for publication in Pharmaceutical Engineering.