Qualified Person and Head of QA Pharmaceutical Projects at Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH

Susanne Schweizer

 Susanne Schweizer

Susanne Schweizer is a Qualified Person and leads the QA Pharmaceutical Projects team together with Heike Meichsner. Among other things, she is responsible for the coordination of pharmaceutical projects of Dr. Falk Pharma and the GMP system to ensure regulatory compliance. The focal points of her long professional career include quality management, training, complaints processing and stability management.

After being licensed as a pharmacist, Susanne Schweizer worked in the manufacture and quality control of medicinal product for clinical trials at Farmitalia Carlo Erba GmbH Germany. She supported the medical department during the planning and implementation of clinical studies and was appointed Head of the Control Laboratory.

In 1994, she joined Pfizer Manufacturing Deutschland GmbH where she was responsible for different quality assurance systems. Her tasks included the optimisation of quality assurance systems and the development and implementation of GMP training. As head of complaints processing she developed a multi-plant database.

Between 2008 and 2014, Susanne Schweizer held the position of Head of Stability Management where she was responsible for the implementation and development of stability studies. In this context she implemented various lean projects. Afterwards she led the groups product release and deviations for several years and acted as a Qualified Person.

From 2017 to 2020, she served as Manager Site Compliance, responsible for global regulatory compliance of various products in the Pfizer Group. For many years she worked in job sharing, also in management positions. Furthermore, Susanne Schweizer was involved in the assignment and supervision of pharmaceutical diploma theses at the University of Freiburg.

She is author or co-author of the following chapter of GMP Compliance Adviser:

  • 14.E Stability testing