About FDA

FDA Leadership Profiles

Commissioner

Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg

Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.
Commissioner of Food and Drugs

Deputy Commissioners

Walter S. Harris, M.B.A., P.M.P.

Walter S. Harris, M.B.A., P.M.P.
Deputy Commissioner for Operations

Sally Howard, J.D.

Sally Howard, J.D.
Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning, and Legislation

Howard Sklamberg, J.D.

Howard Sklamberg, J.D.
Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy

Michael R. Taylor

Michael R. Taylor, J.D.
Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Office of Foods

Chief Financial Officer

James Tyler

James Tyler
Chief Financial Officer

Chief Health Informatics Officer

Taha A. Kass-Hout, MD, MS, Chief Health Information Officer

Taha A. Kass-Hout, M.D., M.S.
Chief Health Informatics Officer

Chief of Staff

Lisa Barclay, J.D.

Lisa Barclay, J.D.
Chief of Staff

Chief Scientist

Stephen Ostroff, M.D., Chief Scientist

Stephen Ostroff, M.D.
Acting Chief Scientist

Chief Counsel

Associate Commissioners

Steven Immergut

Steven Immergut
Acting Associate Commissioner for External Affairs

Peter Lurie, M.D., M.P.H.

Peter Lurie, M.D., M.P.H.
Acting Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning

Melinda K. Plaisier

Melinda K. Plaisier
Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs

Mary Lou Valdez

Mary Lou Valdez
Associate Commissioner for International Programs

Jill Hartzler Warner

Jill Hartzler Warner, J.D.
Acting Associate Commissioner for Special Medical Programs

Assistant Commissioners

Malcolm Bertoni

Malcolm J. Bertoni
Assistant Commissioner for Planning

Luciana Borio, M.D.

Luciana Borio, M.D.
Assistant Commissioner for Counterterrorism Policy and Acting Deputy Chief Scientist

Marsha B. Henderson

Marsha B. Henderson
Assistant Commissioner for Women's Health

Erica Jefferson
Acting Assistant Commissioner for Media Affairs

Leslie Kux

Leslie Kux
Assistant Commissioner for Policy

Center Directors

Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine

Michael M. Landa, J.D., Acting Director, CFSAN

Michael M. Landa, J.D.
Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Karen Midthun, M.D.

Karen Midthun, M.D.
Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

Jeffrey E. Shuren, M.D., J.D.

Jeffrey E. Shuren, M.D., J.D.
Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health

William Slikker, Jr., Ph.D.

William Slikker Jr., Ph.D.
Director, National Center for Toxicological Research

Janet Woodcock, M.D.

Janet Woodcock, M.D.
Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

CTP Director Mitch Zeller

Mitch Zeller, J.D.
Director, Center for Tobacco Products

 

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