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Janelle R. Barth MS, MBA

Janelle Barth
Janelle R. Barth MS, MBA

Janelle Barth, M.S., M.B.A., serves as the Director of the Office of Management and the Executive Officer at FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). She has held both positions since May 2014. As Director of the Office of Management, Ms. Barth is responsible for overseeing administrative services to the Center. As Executive Officer, she serves as the principal advisor to CTP senior management and FDA leadership on agency operations and administrative management matters.

The Office of Management is responsible for providing a wide range of administrative services to CTP in areas including human capital, information technology, financial management, administrative management, acquisitions and grants, ethics, facilities, and risk management and analysis. Ms. Barth joined FDA in January 2012 as this office's Deputy Director, a position she held until assuming her current role as Director. Under her leadership, CTP has implemented new technological tools, enhanced business operations, and streamlined processes. Ms. Barth has also led efforts to hire diverse personnel.

Prior to joining FDA, Ms. Barth held several roles at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In one such role, she completed rotational assignments in many disciplines across NIH and the Department of Health and Human Services as part of the NIH Management Intern Program, a highly competitive leadership program.

Ms. Barth holds a B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology and Genetics from the University of Maryland, and an M.S. in Management and an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland University College.


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Janelle R. Barth
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