Since 2012, Dr. Jonca Bull has served as the assistant commissioner for minority health in the Office of the Commissioner. In this capacity, Dr. Bull provides strategic leadership, coordination, and oversight for FDA’s initiatives in addressing the reduction of racial and ethnic health disparities, working across FDA product centers, HHS, and with external stakeholders.
These efforts include FDA policy, research programs, clinical trial participation and outreach efforts to protect and advance the health of diverse populations.
Dr. Bull has also been instrumental in coordinating FDA's response to the FDA Safety and Innovation Act of 2012 addressing demographic inclusion in clinical trials and outreach to underserved communities.
Dr. Bull received her medical degree from Duke University and postgraduate training at George Washington University. She continues to serve as an assistant professor at George Washington University Medical Center.