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This is a Glossary page for the RPS Project
 
This is a Glossary page for the RPS Project
  
The ''Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'' is the United States [[Regulatory Authority (RPS)|Regulatory Authority]] that controls the manufacture, quality and distribution of drugs, biologicals, medical devices, food additives and cosmetics.
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The U.S. ''Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'' is the United States [[Regulatory Authority (RPS)|Regulatory Authority]] that controls the manufacture, quality and distribution of drugs, biological medical products, medical devices, foods, dietary supplements, vaccines, blood products, veterinary products and cosmetics. It is a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  
 
The FDA is one of the four regulatory members of the [[International Conference on Harmonisation]] ([[ICH]]), along with the [[European Medicines Agency]] ([[EMEA]]), the [[European Commission]] and the Japanese [[Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare]] ([[MHLW]]).
 
The FDA is one of the four regulatory members of the [[International Conference on Harmonisation]] ([[ICH]]), along with the [[European Medicines Agency]] ([[EMEA]]), the [[European Commission]] and the Japanese [[Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare]] ([[MHLW]]).
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FDA is the sponsor of the [[HL7]] [[RPS]] Project.
 
FDA is the sponsor of the [[HL7]] [[RPS]] Project.
  
==FDA Centers]==
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==Food and Drug Administration Organization==
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The U.S. FDA consists of the following major subdivisions:
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===The Office of the Commissioner===
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The commissioner is a presidential appointment. Currently, the commissioner is Andrew von Eschenbach.
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===Center for Drugs Evaluation and Review (CDER)===
 
===Center for Drugs Evaluation and Review (CDER)===
 
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===Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)===
 
===Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)===
 
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===Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM)===
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===Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)===
 
===Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)===
 
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===National Center for Toxicological Research  (NCTR)===
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===Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA)===
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==External Links==
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*[http://www.fda.gov Food and Drug Administration Home Page]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_and_drug_administration Wikipedia page on Food and Drug Administration]
 
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[[Category:RPS Glossary]]

Revision as of 21:53, 22 September 2008

This is a Glossary page for the RPS Project

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the United States Regulatory Authority that controls the manufacture, quality and distribution of drugs, biological medical products, medical devices, foods, dietary supplements, vaccines, blood products, veterinary products and cosmetics. It is a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The FDA is one of the four regulatory members of the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH), along with the European Medicines Agency (EMEA), the European Commission and the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW).

FDA is the sponsor of the HL7 RPS Project.

Food and Drug Administration Organization

The U.S. FDA consists of the following major subdivisions:

The Office of the Commissioner

The commissioner is a presidential appointment. Currently, the commissioner is Andrew von Eschenbach.

Center for Drugs Evaluation and Review (CDER)

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Center for Biologics Evaluation and Review (CBER)

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Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)

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Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM)

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Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)

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National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR)

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Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA)

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External Links