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Janet Woodcock, M.D.
Janet Woodcock, M.D.

Acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs

Janet Woodcock, M.D.

Principal Deputy Commissioner

Erika Anderson

Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Legislation, and International Affairs

Andi Lipstein Fristedt
photo of Frank Yiannas

Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response

Frank Yiannas
photo of James Sigg

Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Chief Operating Officer

James Sigg
photo of James Tyler

Chief Financial Officer

James Tyler
Photo of Julia Tierney

Acting Chief of Staff

Julia C. Tierney, J.D.
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Chief Scientist

RADM Denise Hinton


Acting Chief Counsel

Mark Raza
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Associate Commissioner for Global Policy and Strategy

Mark Abdoo
photo of RADM Richardae Araojo

Associate Commissioner for Minority Health

RADM Richardae Araojo
Photo of Judith McMeekin, Pharm.D.

Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs

Judith A. McMeekin, Pharm.D.
Erica Jefferson

Associate Commissioner for External Affairs

Erica Jefferson
Photo of Lauren Roth, J.D.

Associate Commissioner for Policy

Lauren Roth, J.D.
Photo of Andrew Tantillo

Acting Associate Commissioner for Legislative Affairs

Andrew Tantillo
Photo of Kaveeta Vasisht

Associate Commissioner for Women's Health

Kaveeta Vasisht, M.D., Pharm.D.
Photo of Michael Felberbaum

Acting Assistant Commissioner for Media Affairs

Michael Felberbaum
photo of Michael Mair

Acting Assistant Commissioner for Counterterrorism Policy

Michael Mair, M.P.H.
Photo of Erik Mettler, M.P.A, M.P.H.

Assistant Commissioner for Partnerships and Policy

Erik Mettler, M.P.A, M.P.H.
photo of Elizabeth Miller, Pharm.D.

Assistant Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco Operations

Elizabeth Miller, Pharm.D.


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Assistant Commissioner for Human and Animal Food Operations

Michael C. Rogers, M.S.
Patrizia Cavazzoni M.D.

Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

Patrizia Cavazzoni, M.D.
Photo of Peter Marks, M.D, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D.
Photo of Susan T. Mayne, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Susan T. Mayne, Ph.D.
Photo of Richard Pazdur, M.D.

Director, Oncology Center of Excellence

Richard Pazdur, M.D.
Photo of Jeffrey E. Shuren, M.D, J.D.

Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health

Jeffrey E. Shuren, M.D., J.D.
Photo of William Slikker, Ph.D.

Director, National Center for Toxicological Research

William Slikker Jr., Ph.D.
Steven M. Solomon D.V.M., M.P.H.

Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine

Steven M. Solomon, D.V.M., M.P.H.
Photo of Mitch Zeller, J.D.

Director, Center for Tobacco Products

Mitch Zeller, J.D.

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