Emergency Preparedness and Response

Meet MCMi: Faces Behind the Initiative

Scientists discuss a procedure in an FDA laboratory

"The staff working on this broad agency effort are exceptionally qualified and extremely committed. This initiative is a very complex, long-term effort that calls for collaboration, continuing support, and the ability to do things a little differently."

-- Luciana Borio, MD,  Acting Chief Scientist


Scientific and professional staff from FDA medical product centers and the Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats (OCET) support the Medical Countermeasures Initiative (MCMi). We invite you to meet some of the people who help the MCMi protect national health and security

  •  Luciana Borio, MD, Acting Chief Scientist
    Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS), Office of the Commissioner (OC)
  • William Dickerson, MD,  Radiation Oncologist, Medical Reviewer
    Division of Medical Imaging Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
  • Suzanne Schwartz, MD, MBA, Director of Emergency Preparedness/Operations and Medical Countermeasures
    Office of the Center Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)


Speaker Requests: To request an FDA speaker for your MCM-related event, please contact AskMCMi@fda.hhs.gov. At least 60 days advance notice is recommended.

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