Vallarie Tate, RQAP-GLP, is manager of Quality Assurance within Southern Research’s Quality and Compliance department. She has over 20 years of experience monitoring studies against Good Laboratory Practice regulations (GLPs). In her current role, Ms. Tate oversees the daily operations of the Quality auditing staff, teaches classes focusing on GLP regulations, and works together with SR team members on compliance topics. She also interacts with clients on qualification audits and coordinates activities with the SR team. She works diligently to meet the needs of customers, while focusing on maintaining an inspection ready culture relating to regulatory operations.
Ms. Tate received a Bachelor of Science degree from Faulkner University. She is a member of the Society of Quality Assurance (SQA) and is the interim president of the Southern Regional Chapter of SQA. Ms. Tate is also a Registered Quality Assurance Professional in Good Laboratory Practices (RQAP-GLP) and has held that registration over 20 years.