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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

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The following is the Food and Drug Administration Organization structure depicting the organizational structures reporting to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs within the Office of the Commissioner. These organizational structures are organized within each organizational component (e.g. Directorates and their reporting office components).  The Standard Administrative code (Alphanumeric sequence of characters beginning with the letter D) is represented in alphabetical order within the hierarchy of their Directorate or office component from top to bottom.

Each organizational component will be depicted in the following standard format:

Title of organization.
Position title of the manager.
Public Health Service rank if any, first name, middle initial if any, last name, post graduate degrees if any, and if the individual is designated as acting.

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER
Commissioner of Food and Drugs
Scott Gotlieb, M.D.


Reports directly to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs
Principal Deputy Commissioner
Rachel Sherman, M.D., M.P.H.

Chief of Staff
Lauren Silvis, J.D.
(DA)

Reports directly to the General Counsel of HHS, advises the Commissioner of Food and Drugs
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF COUNSEL
Chief Counsel
Stacy Cline Amin
(DAA)

Reports directly to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs
OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAT
Director
Martina H. Varnado
(DAB)

OFFICE OF THE COUNSELOR TO THE COMMISSIONER
Counselor to the Commissioner
Lowell J. Schiller, J.D.
(DAR)

OFFICE OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Associate Commissioner
Jennifer Rodriguez (Acting)
(DAU)

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF SCIENTIST
Chief Scientist
RADM Denise Hinton
(DAE)

Reports directly to the Office of the Chief Scientist
NATIONAL CENTER FOR TOXICOLOGICAL RESEARCH
Director
William Slikker, Ph.D.
(DAEC)

Reports directly to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs and an indirectly reports to the Office of the Chief Scientist
OFFICE OF MINORITY HEALTH
Director
CAPT Richardae (Chardae) Araojo, Pharm.D.
(DAY)

OFFICE OF WOMEN’S HEALTH
Associate Commissioner
Marsha B. Henderson, M.C.R.P.
(DAS)

Reports directly to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs
OFFICE OF THE LABORATORY SCIENCE AND SAFETY
Director
Segaran Pillai, Ph.D.
(DAZ)

Reports directly to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs
OFFICE OF FOODS AND VETERINARY MEDICINE
Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine
Stephen M. Ostroff, M.D.
(DJJ)

Reports directly to the Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine
OFFICE OF RESOURCE PLANNING AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
Director
Benjamin Novak (Acting)
(DJJA)

Reports directly to the Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine
CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY AND APPLIED NUTRITION
Director
Susan T. Mayne, Ph.D., F.A.C.E.
(DJJH)

CENTER FOR VETERINARY MEDICINE
Director
Steven M. Solomon, D.V.M., M.P.H.
(DJJV)

Reports directly to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs
OFFICE OF GLOBAL REGULATORY OPERATIONS AND POLICY
Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy
Vacant
(DLL)

Reports directly to the Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy
OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Associate Commissioner
Mary Lou Valdez
(DLLA)

Reports directly to the Office of Global Regulatory Operations and Policy
OFFICE OF REGULATORY AFFAIRS
Associate Commissioner
Melinda Plaisier
(DLLR)

Reports directly to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs
OFFICE OF MEDICAL PRODUCTS AND TOBACCO
Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco
Vacant
(DKK)

Reports directly to the Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco
OFFICE OF SPECIAL MEDICAL PROGRAMS
Associate Commissioner
Vacant
(DKKA)

ONCOLOGY CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
Director
Richard Pazdur, M.D.
(DKKX)

Reports directly to the Office of Medical Products and Tobacco
CENTER FOR BIOLOGICS EVALUATION AND RESEARCH
Director
Peter W. Marks, M.D.,Ph.D.
(DKKB)

CENTER FOR TOBACCO PRODUCTS
Director
Mitchell Zeller, J.D.
(DKKI)

CENTER FOR DRUG EVALUATION AND RESEARCH
Director
Janet Woodcock, M.D.
(DKKN)

CENTER FOR DEVICES AND RADIOLOGICAL HEALTH
Director
Jeffrey Shuren, J.D., M.D.
(DKKW)

Reports directly to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs
OFFICE OF OPERATIONS
Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Chief Operating Officer
James (Jim) M.Sigg
(DMM)

Reports directly to the Office of Operations
OFFICE OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Director
Carol Moulton
(DMMA)

OFFICE OF FINANCE, BUDGET, AND ACQUISITIONS
Chief Financial Officer
James Tyler, Jr.
(DMMD)

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Director
Tania Tse
(DMME)

OFFICE OF FACILITIES ENGINEERING AND MISSION SUPPORT SERVICES
Director
Don E. Demers (Acting)
(DMMF)

OFFICE OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
Director
Vacant
(DMMH)

OFFICE OF SAFETY, SECURITY, AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT 
Director
Carl Pavetto
(DMMJ)

Reports directly to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs
OFFICE OF POLICY, PLANNING, LEGISLATION, AND ANALYSIS
Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning, Legislation, and Analysis
Anna Abram
(DNN)

Reports directly to Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning, Legislation, and Analysis
OFFICE OF POLICY
Associate Commissioner
Leslie Kux, J.D.
(DNNA)

OFFICE OF PLANNING
Associate Commissioner
Malcolm J. Bertoni
(DNNB)

OFFICE OF LEGISLATION
Principal Associate Commissioner
John Martin
(DNNC)

OFFICE OF PUBLIC HEALTH STRATEGY AND ANALYSIS
Associate Commissioner
Vacant
(DNND)
 

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