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Dr. Robert Califf, Commissioner of Food and Drugs

Dr. Robert M. Califf, MD, is the FDA's commissioner of food and drugs. As the top official of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Dr. Califf is committed to strengthening programs and policies that enable the agency to carry out its mission to protect and promote the public health.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as the Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. A successful FDA is a critical factor for better public health in this changing world. I look forward to further building the FDA’s excellent workforce, while relentlessly focusing on the completion of priority projects and continuing to develop the science base that we need to give consumers and patients even more confidence that their food is safe and their medical products are safe and effective.” Dr. Califf



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