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Join Dr. Anand Shah, FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs, and other FDA leaders as they provide their insight into issues facing the agency – including the COVID-19 pandemic and other emerging topics.


Ep. # Title and Link to Transcript Link to Podcast Runtime
01

Fighting COVID-19 at the FDA

FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn, and FDA Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs Dr. Anand Shah discuss FDA's COVID-19 efforts, including the drug development process for a COVID-19 treatment.

Listen (MP3, 13MB) 00:13:40
02

All About COVID-19 Testing

Dr. Anand Shah, FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs, welcomes Toby Lowe, the Associate Director of the Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health, to discuss the basics of diagnostic tests for COVID-19.

Listen (MP3, 9MB) 00:09:38
03

Food Safety and COVID-19

FDA Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn, M.D., returns to FDA Insight to discuss food safety issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Listen (MP3, 10MB) 00:11:17
04

Clinical Trials and Treatments for COVID-19

Dr. Patrizia Cavazzoni, the acting director of FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, joins Dr. Shah for an in-depth discussion on clinical trials and treatments for COVID-19. A list of clinical trials are available at https://clinicaltrials.gov.

Listen (MP3, 15MB) 00:15:58
05

Vaccines for COVID-19, Part 1

In Part 1 of FDA Insight’s vaccine series, Dr. Shah welcomes Dr. Peter Marks, director of FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, to discuss the basics of COVID-19 vaccine development.

Listen (MP3, 11MB) 00:11:41
06

Vaccines for COVID-19, Part 2

Dr. Peter Marks returns for a more comprehensive discussion on vaccines as they relate to COVID-19. Find out more about “herd immunity,” Operation Warp Speed, and vaccine distribution in this episode.

Listen (MP3, 14MB) 00:15:45
07

A “Topical” Discussion on Sunscreen

During the summer, fun in the sun is a high priority for many families, but what do you really know about that sunscreen protecting you? Dr. Terri Michele, the Director of the Office of Non-Prescription Drugs in FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, joins Dr. Shah to discuss sunscreen safety.

Listen (MP3, 10MB) 00:11:00
08

Your Digital Health

Dr. Shah welcomes Bakul Patel, the director of Digital Health at FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, to discuss telemedicine, digital health tools, and FDA’s new Digital Health Center of Excellence.

Listen (MP3, 11MB) 00:12:22
09

Health Fraud and COVID-19

Dr. Judy McMeekin, the Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs, joins Dr. Shah on the show to discuss FDA's fight against health fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Listen (MP3, 6MB) 00:06:08
10

Drug Shortages and COVID-19

Valerie Jensen, the Associate Director of the Drug Shortages staff in FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, joins Dr. Shah for a discussion on drug shortages and how the COVID-19 pandemic can impact the drug supply chain.

Listen (MP3, 9MB) 00:09:17
11

The Opioid Epidemic and COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Shah welcomes Megan Moncur, FDA’s Associate Director of Opioid Policy, to the show to discuss the opioid epidemic and how it’s been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Listen (MP3, 20MB) 00:21:23
12

E-Cigarettes and the National Youth Tobacco Survey

Mitch Zeller, Director of FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, joins Dr. Shah in a discussion on e-cigarettes (or vapes) and the 2020 National Youth Tobacco Survey results. For more on how you can stop using tobacco products, go to https://everytrycounts.gov.

Listen (MP3, 18MB) 00:20:00
13

A Closer Look at Nutrition

Dr. Shah welcomes Dr. Susan Mayne, Director of FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, to discuss nutrition and chronic disease prevention, including health disparities.

Listen (MP3, 17MB) 00:18:50
14

Anti-Microbial Resistance

Dr. Shah welcomes Dr. Steve Solomon, Director of FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine, to discuss the work CVM is doing in combating antimicrobial resistance.

Listen (MP3, 12MB) 00:13:15
15

An Insight into Women’s Health

Dr. Kaveeta Vasisht, FDA's Associate Commissioner for Women's Health, joins FDA Insight to discuss the Office of Women's Health's work to advance the health of women through scientific programs, policy development, research, education and outreach.

Listen (MP3, 14MB) 00:14:55
16

Advisory Committee on COVID-19 Vaccines

Dr. Peter Marks, FDA's Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, returns for his third episode to provide an update on COVID-19 vaccines and to discuss the upcoming Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee meeting.

Listen (MP3, 9MB) 00:09:39

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