Scientific advances and innovative medical technologies have provided Americans with the potential for longer, healthier lives. However, persistent and well-documented health differences exist between populations. FDA is dedicated to addressing these disparities and achieving the highest standard of health for all.
FDA Office of Minority Health: Steps to Addressing Health Disparities hosted a webinar Monday, May 21st at 2 PM EST. The featured speaker, Michelle Yeboah, Dr. P.H., the Acting Director of the FDA Office Minority Health (OMH) gave an overview of the newly established office and answered questions following the presentation.
Webinar slides: FDA Office of Minority Health: Steps to Address Health Disparities Slides (PDF 339KB)
View the Question and Answer session from the webinar.
- What is FDA's budget and what is its impact?
- How can I find out the status of my FOIA request?
- What does FDA regulate?
- What is FDA Basics for Industry?
- How did the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act come about?
- How do I find the latest information on the Web site? How do I sign up for e-mails and alerts?
- What is a docket? How do I submit comments to a docket? How do I find comments submitted to a docket?
- Can I buy medical products online? How do I know they're safe?
- FDA's MedWatch Program: Voluntarily Reporting Problems to the FDA
- What non-government websites does FDA recommend?
- What other government-supported websites does FDA recommend as reliable sources for health-related information?
- Where should I go to find consumer information on www.FDA.gov?
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- How do I report a problem with an FDA-regulated product?
- Can I tell if FDA has approved a product by looking at the label?
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- FDA Webinar on Foreign Inspections
- What is a financial conflict of interest waiver?
- How is a potential advisory committee member screened for conflicts of interests?
- How does an individual become a member of an FDA advisory committee?
- What is a conflict of interest?
- What are the qualifications of a scientific member of an advisory committee?
- What is an FDA Advisory Committee?
- When and why was FDA formed?
- How many people are employed by FDA and in what areas do they work?