Commissioner of Food and Drugs

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The United States Commissioner of Food and Drugs is the head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.wikipedia
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Food and Drug Administration

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The United States Commissioner of Food and Drugs is the head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
The FDA is led by the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Andrew von Eschenbach

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For example, Andrew von Eschenbach's appointment was held up by senators who objected to the FDA's refusal to allow emergency contraception to be sold over the counter.
Andrew C. von Eschenbach (born October 30, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was the Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration from 2006–2009.

Brett Giroir

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The current acting commissioner is Admiral Brett Giroir.
Brett P. Giroir (born November 4, 1960, in Marrero, Louisiana) is an American pediatrician and a four-star admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, who currently serves as the Assistant Secretary for Health and the Acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs in the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump.

Carl L. Alsberg

Carl L. Alsberg (April 2, 1877 – October 31, 1940) was an American chemist who served as Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 1912 to 1921.

Walter G. Campbell (chemist)

Walter G. Campbell
Walter G. Campbell (November 8, 1877 – March 20, 1963) was an American chemist who served as Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 1921 to 1924 and from 1927 to 1944.

George P. Larrick

George P. Larrick (November 19, 1901 – August 11, 1968) was Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from 1954–1965.

Paul B. Dunbar

Paul B. Dunbar (May 29, 1882 – August 22, 1968) was an American chemist who served as Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 1944 to 1951.

Charles W. Crawford (chemist)

Charles W. Crawford
Charles W. Crawford (July 21, 1888 – September 15, 1957) was an American chemist who served as Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 1951 to 1954.

Herbert L. Ley Jr.

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Herbert Leonard Ley Jr. (September 7, 1923 – July 22, 2001) was an American physician and the 10th Commissioner and head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Donald Kennedy

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He served as Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (1977–79), President of Stanford University (1980–92), and Editor-in-Chief of Science (2000–08).

Stephen Hahn (oncologist)

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On November 5, 2019, President Trump nominated Stephen Hahn to be the next permanent Commissioner.
On November 1, 2019, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Hahn to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs.

United States Secretary of Health and Human Services

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The commissioner reports to the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Charles C. Edwards

Charles C. Edwards (September 16, 1923 – August 7, 2011) was an American physician who served as Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 1969 to 1973 and as the United States Assistant Secretary for Health from 1973 to 1975.

James L. Goddard

James L. Goddard (April 24, 1923 – December 18, 2009) was an American physician who served as the Director of the Communicable Disease Center from 1962 to 1966 and as Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 1966 to 1968.

Frank E. Young (physician)

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Frank Edward Young (September 1, 1931 – November 24, 2019) was an American physician, a member of the National Academy of Medicine,who served as Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 1984 to 1989 and later as a Deputy Assistant Secretary in the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Alexander M. Schmidt

Alexander M. Schmidt (January 26, 1930 – January 28, 1991) was an American physician who served as Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 1973 to 1976.

Arthur H. Hayes Jr.

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Arthur Hull Hayes Jr. (July 18, 1933 – February 11, 2010) was an American pharmacologist, medical educator and administrator who served as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from 1981 to 1983.

Mark McClellan

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Formerly, he was a senior fellow and director of the Health Care Innovation and Value Initiative at the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at The Brookings Institution, in Washington, D.C. McClellan served as commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration under President George W. Bush from 2002 through 2004, and subsequently as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from 2004 through 2006.

Jere E. Goyan

Jere E. Goyan (August 3, 1930 – January 17, 2007) was an American pharmacist who served as Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 1979 to 1981.

Lester Crawford

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Lester Mills Crawford (born March 13, 1938) is an American veterinarian and former Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration who was appointed by President George W. Bush.

Robert Califf

Robert Califf is an American cardiologist and a former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

Scott Gottlieb

Scott Gotlieb
Scott Gottlieb (born June 11, 1972) is an American physician and investor who served as the 23rd commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from 2017 until April 2019.

Norman Sharpless

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Sharpless also served as Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drugs from April 5, 2019 until November 1, 2019, after which he returned to the NCI.