Seven Former FDA Commissioners: The FDA Should Be An Independent Federal Agency.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Seven former commissioners of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from both sides of the political aisle recommend that the FDA be moved out of the Department of Health and Human Services and reconfigured as an independent federal agency. We believe that such a reengineering would promote reliance on consistent science-based regulation and ensure that the American public has access to the best that science and industry can offer.

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Cited Authors

  • Califf, RM; Hamburg, M; Henney, JE; Kessler, DA; McClellan, M; von Eschenbach, AC; Young, F

Published Date

  • January 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 38 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 84 - 86

PubMed ID

  • 30615515

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1544-5208

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0278-2715

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1377/hlthaff.2018.05185


  • eng