FDA STAFF MANUAL GUIDES, VOLUME I - ORGANIZATIONS AND FUNCTIONS
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
OFFICE OF FOODS AND VETERINARY MEDICINE
CENTER FOR VETERINARY MEDICINE
OFFICE OF RESEARCH
Effective: October 1, 2012
1. OFFICE OF RESEARCH (DJJVE).
A. Advises and assists the Center Director and other officials on research matters which affect Center policy direction and long-range goals.
B. Provides focal point for all research activities in the Center, serves as the liaison for intramural and extramural research.
C. Provides scientific review, guidance, and support for research activities (extramural research, training, and fellowship activities); serves as the Center focal point for pre-award coordination.
D. Evaluates and reviews the adequacy of research resources; appraises the technical aspects and contributions of Center science programs.
E. Initiates, manages, and reviews Center contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, and interagency agreements with regard to enhancing the Center research and science program activities.
F. Evaluates and interprets results of scientific research; initiates and recommends action as appropriate to implement policy changes.
2. AUTHORITY AND EFFECTIVE DATE.
The functional statements for this Office were approved by the Secretary for Health and Human Services, effective October 1, 2012.