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Office of Regulatory Affairs Organization Chart - Text Version

October 2019

The following header reflects the organizational hierarchy.
Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Office of Regulatory Affairs

The following is the Food and Drug Administration, Office of Regulatory Affairs organization structure depicting the organizational structure reporting to the Office Director. These organizational structures are organized in sequential order by their assigned Standard Administrative Code (Alphanumeric sequence of characters beginning with the letter D).  

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

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

Reports to the FDA Commissioner

Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs
Melinda K. Plaisier
(DCI)

The following offices report directly to the Associate Commissioner of Regulatory Affairs

Office of Management
Director
Glenda Barfell
(DCIB)

Office of Criminal Investigations
Director
Cathy Hermsen
(DCIC)

Office of Communications and Project Management
Director
L'Tonya Davis
(DCID)

Office of Human and Animal Food Operations
Assistant Commissioner
Michael Rogers
(DCIE)

Office of Regulatory Science
Director
Dr. Paul Norris, DVM, MPH
(DCIF)

Office of Medical Products, Tobacco and Specialty Laboratory Operations
Director
Ellen Morrison
(DCIG)

Office of Partnerships and Operational Policy
Assistant Commissioner
Erik Mettler
(DCIH)

Office of Enforcement and Import Operations
Director
Carol Cave
(DCII)

Office of Training, Education & Development
Director
Patricia Alcock
(DCIJ)