Tracey Forfa, J.D. is currently serving as the Acting Director for FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine. The Center regulates the manufacture and distribution of drugs and food additives given to animals (both food derived and companion). She has been with CVM since 2002, most recently serving as Deputy Director for CVM.
Prior to her appointment at CVM, she helped to support FDA’s mission in other capacities. In 1996 she joined the Office of the Chief Mediator and Ombudsman working on product jurisdiction and external dispute resolution. And in 1993 she was a member of the regulations and policy staff at the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) working on issues such as human tissue and blood banking.
Ms. Forfa earned her bachelor’s degree from the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio and her law degree from the University of Baltimore in Maryland.