About FDA

Office of Antimicrobial Products (OAP)


The Office of Antimicrobial Products is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring safe and effective drugs are available to the U.S. population for antimicrobials products (including antibacterial, antimycobacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and antiparasitic products), ophthalmology products, and products for the prevention of rejection in solid organ transplant recipients.

Immediate Office

Director: Edward M. Cox, M.D., MPH
Deputy Director: John Farley, M.D., MPH
Associate Director for Regulatory Affairs: Katherine Schumann, Acting


  • Division of Anti-Infective Products (DAIP)
  • Division of Transplant and Ophthalmology Products (DTOP)
  • Division of Antiviral Products (DAVP)

Mailing Address:

Food and Drug Administration
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Office of Antimicrobial Products
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: (301) 796-1300
Fax: (301) 796-9887


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