FDA's top official is Lester
M. Crawford, D.V.M., Ph.D, acting commissioner
of food and drugs.
Past FDA Commissioners
Short Course: A Tour of FDA
Basic information and quizzes about FDA.
Slide Show: "An Overview of FDA: Protecting
Consumers, Protecting Public Health"
Describes FDA's public health mission and how
the agency assures the safety and effectiveness
of a range of products. HTML Text Version
Brochure: "FDA's Growing Responsibilities
for the Year 2001 and Beyond"
Explains FDA's changing role in the
regulation of biotechnology, gene therapy,
and other burgeoning fields. HTML PDF
Fact Sheets: "Just
Single pages about FDA responsibilities and
FDA's headquarters is located at:
5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville MD 20857