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HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius swears in Dr. Margaret Hamburg as the Commissioner of Food and Drugs on May 22, 2009.

Commissioner’s Page

Public health leader Dr. Margaret "Peggy" Hamburg was sworn in as FDA's new Commissioner on May 22, 2009, after unanimous confirmation by the United States Senate.

FDA partnerswith stakeholders

Partnerships & Collaborations

FDA partners with stakeholders to address critical public health needs and bridge scienticfic gaps. Such collaborations can take place through contacts, cooperative agreements, or through innovative public-private partnerships.

FDA staff working in a scientific laboratory

Working at FDA

FDA is actively recruiting for mission-critical medical and science positions – such as biologists and epidemiologists – to strengthen our public health mission. FDA is attending job fairs to promote positions and recruit applicants.

FDA Acronyms & Abbreviations

Provides a quick reference to acronyms and abbreviations related to FDA activities

Contact FDA

Ways to contact FDA by mail and by phone

Commissioners Page

Biographies and accomplishments of current and former heads of FDA

What We Do

What FDA does and does not regulate, laws FDA enforces, initiatives, budget and finance, history of FDA

Working at FDA

Vacancies, fellowships, internships, and graduate and faculty programs; employment benefits; ethics; buildings and facilities

Centers & Offices

Contact information for the eight divisions (centers and offices) within FDA

Partnerships & Collaborations

Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) and public/private partnership information

Reports, Manuals, & Forms

A collection of various FDA reports, guides, and forms.

En Español

Spanish versions of important FDA publications.

About This Website

Accessibility, policies, and redesign of the FDA Website.

Doing Business With FDA

Ways to reach FDA offices for specific types of questions