Webinar – How to Respond to Inspectional Observations

How to Respond to Inspectional Observations


The How to Respond to Inspectional Observations webinar is offered by the experts at Lachman Consultant Services, Inc. In this webinar, you will learn the intricacies of responding to an inspection with an FDA-483, and implementing Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs).

Covered in FDA-483 Response:

  • Overview of FDA-483
  • Steps to responses
  • Elements of a good response
  • Things to avoid in responding

Covered in CAPAs:

  • Overview of CAPAs
  • Implementation of effective CAPAs
  • Elements of robust CAPAs



Ricki A. Chase, M.S., is an Executive Director in the Compliance Practice at Lachman Consultants who has sixteen years of experience at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Ms. Chase is an expert in Food and Drug Law, Compliance Law, and Current Good Manufacturing Practices. She has served in leadership development in all regulated program areas including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, human and animal foods, biomonitoring, veterinary medicine, biologics and imports.

Linda Evans O’Connor, M.B.A., is Vice President, Chief of Staff at Lachman Consultants. Ms. Evans O’Connor delivers project oversight / management, work planning and work flow analysis, and quality assurance. She has a thorough understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and delivers thought leadership on projects. She maintains current industry / leading practices knowledge and understanding to build on her comprehensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, including the ability to understand and interpret current / envisioned regulatory and compliance processes and procedures.


Founded in 1978, Lachman Consultants maintains three practice groups: Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, and Science and Technology. Each practice offers industry-leading experience and expertise in its area of focus. Lachman Consultants serves emerging-to-enterprise organizations on a worldwide basis in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Biologics, Device, and Related Life Science Industries. Lachman Consultants delivers highly effective and proven solutions that include FDA-Related Services, Audits, Quality Assurance & Controls, Scientific and Technical Assistance, Systems Evaluation, and Training, which have been shown to consistently exceed client requirements and expectations.


Meet the Speakers

Ricki A. Chase, M.S. Photo

Ricki A. Chase, M.S.

Executive Director in the Compliance Practice
Meet Ricki
Linda Evans Photo

Linda Evans O’Connor, M.B.A.

Chief of Staff
Meet Linda