Penny Toren

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Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs


Penny Toren brings over 25 years of Regulatory and Clinical Development experience in the pharmaceutical industry from Glaxo SmithKline, AstraZeneca, Cephalon, and Teva. At Vallon, Penny heads the Regulatory Affairs & Program Management function, providing regulatory strategies to optimize the most efficient and effective outcomes for Vallon’s drug products as well as ensuring full compliance with FDA and DEA regulations for products in development through post approval. 


Most recently, Penny developed the Global Regulatory Policy & Intelligence function for Teva’s Specialty, Generic, & Biosimilar portfolio. In this role, Penny participated in several FDA, PhRMA, and BIO cross company working groups to address regulatory policy for abuse deterrent products. Prior to that, Penny led the successful registration of Fentora®, negotiated approval of the first RiskMap for opioids, and was a driver of the initial development of the Fentora® and Actiq® REMS programs.


Penny earned her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Biology from Florida Atlantic University, an MS in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from New York Medical College.