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Stephen Ostroff, M.D., Chief Scientist

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

"It’s a singular honor to be given the opportunity to represent the people of the FDA who every day dedicate their work to assure safe and effective medical products, foods, and cosmetics and to mitigate the health consequences of tobacco products," says Dr. Ostroff.

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