FDA Insight

By U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Join Dr. Anand Shah, FDA's Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs, and other FDA leaders as they provide their insight into issues facing the agency, including the COVID-19 pandemic and other emerging topics.

Episode Date
Pandemic Recovery and Preparedness Plan (PREPP)
11:54
Join FDA Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn, M.D. and Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs Anand Shah, M.D. for their final episode of FDA Insight as they discuss FDA’s Pandemic Recovery and Preparedness Plan, or PREPP. After this episode, the program is scheduled to go on hiatus.
Jan 19, 2021
New Era of Smarter Food Safety
19:31
Frank Yiannas, FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response, joins Dr. Shah for a discussion on the New Era of Smarter Food Safety and how its blueprint impacts FDA’s COVID-19 response.
Jan 12, 2021
Compounded Drugs
10:57
Gail Bormel from the Office of Compliance in FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research joins Dr. Shah for a discussion on drug compounding and its contribution to fighting COVID-19.
Jan 05, 2021
Advanced Manufacturing
11:18
Dr. Jeffrey C. Baker, Deputy Director of the FDA’s Office of Biotechnology Products in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, joins Dr. Shah for a discussion on how FDA’s efforts help innovation and implementation of Advanced Manufacturing technologies regarding food and drug safety.
Dec 15, 2020
Minority Health and Health Equity
13:26
Dr. Anand Shah and Rear Adm. Richardae Araojo, Associate Commissioner of Minority Health, discuss the FDA’s efforts to address minority health disparities among diverse racial and ethnic populations.
Dec 08, 2020
Rare Diseases and Orphan Products
15:01
Dr. Shah welcomes Dr. Janet Maynard, director of FDA’s Office of Orphan Products Development, for a discussion on the agency’s work advancing evaluation and development of products that demonstrate promise for the diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases.
Dec 01, 2020
Personal Protective Equipment and COVID-19
17:25
Dr. Shah welcomes Dr. Suzanne Schwartz, director of FDA’s Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, for a discussion on personal protective equipment and its critical role in helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Nov 17, 2020
Hand Hygiene During COVID-19
11:54
Dr. Shah welcomes Elizabeth Jungman, director of CDER’s Office of Regulatory Policy, to talk about hand sanitizers and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 10, 2020
Get Your Flu Vaccine
14:01
On this week's episode, Dr. Shah brings Dr. Peter Marks back to the show to discuss the importance of getting the flu vaccine. For more information about the flu vaccine, visit: https://www.fda.gov/flu
Oct 27, 2020
Advisory Committee on COVID-19 Vaccines
9:39
Dr. Peter Marks, FDA's Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, returns for his third episode to provide an update on COVID-19 vaccines and to discuss the upcoming Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee meeting.
Oct 20, 2020
An Insight into Women’s Health
14:55
Dr. Kaveeta Vasisht, FDA's Associate Commissioner for Women's Health, joins FDA Insight to discuss the Office of Women's Health's work to advance the health of women through scientific programs, policy development, research, education and outreach.
Oct 13, 2020
Anti-Microbial Resistance
13:15
Dr. Shah welcomes Dr. Steve Solomon, Director of FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine, to discuss the work CVM is doing in combating antimicrobial resistance.
Oct 06, 2020
A Closer Look at Nutrition
18:50
Dr. Shah welcomes Dr. Susan Mayne, Director of FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, to discuss nutrition and chronic disease prevention, including health disparities.
Sep 22, 2020
E-Cigarettes and the National Youth Tobacco Survey
20:00
Mitch Zeller, Director of FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, joins Dr. Shah in a discussion on e-cigarettes (or vapes) and the 2020 National Youth Tobacco Survey results. For more on how you can stop using tobacco products, go to https://everytrycounts.gov.
Sep 15, 2020
The Opioid Epidemic and COVID-19 Pandemic
21:23
Dr. Shah welcomes Megan Moncur, FDA’s Associate Director of Opioid Policy, to the show to discuss the opioid epidemic and how it’s been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 01, 2020
Drug Shortages and COVID-19
9:18
Valerie Jensen, the Associate Director of the Drug Shortages staff in FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, joins Dr. Shah for a discussion on drug shortages and how the COVID-19 pandemic can impact the drug supply chain.
Aug 25, 2020
Health Fraud and COVID-19
6:09
Dr. Judy McMeekin, the Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs, joins Dr. Shah on the show to discuss FDA's fight against health fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 18, 2020
Your Digital Health
12:22
Dr. Shah welcomes Bakul Patel, the director of Digital Health at FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, to discuss telemedicine, digital health tools, and FDA’s new Digital Health Center of Excellence.
Aug 11, 2020
A “Topical” Discussion on Sunscreen
11:00
During the summer, fun in the sun is a high priority for many families, but what do you really know about that sunscreen protecting you? Dr. Terri Michele, the Director of the Office of Non-Prescription Drugs in FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, joins Dr. Shah to discuss sunscreen safety.
Aug 04, 2020
Vaccines for COVID-19, Part 2
15:45
Dr. Peter Marks returns for a more comprehensive discussion on vaccines as they relate to COVID-19. Find out more about “herd immunity,” Operation Warp Speed, and vaccine distribution in this episode.
Jul 28, 2020
Vaccines for COVID-19, Part 1
11:41
In Part 1 of FDA Insight’s vaccine series, Dr. Shah welcomes Dr. Peter Marks, director of FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, to discuss the basics of COVID-19 vaccine development.
Jul 21, 2020
Clinical Trials and Treatments for COVID-19
15:59
Dr. Patrizia Cavazzoni, the acting director of FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, joins Dr. Shah for an in-depth discussion on clinical trials and treatments for COVID-19. A list of clinical trials are available at https://clinicaltrials.gov.
Jul 14, 2020
Food Safety and COVID-19
11:17
FDA Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn, M.D., returns to FDA Insight to discuss food safety issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 07, 2020
All About COVID-19 Testing
9:39
Dr. Anand Shah, FDA's Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs, welcomes Toby Lowe, the Associate Director of the Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health, to discuss the basics of diagnostic tests for COVID-19.
Jun 30, 2020
Fighting COVID-19 at the FDA
13:41
FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn, and FDA Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs Dr. Anand Shah discuss FDA's COVID-19 efforts, including the drug development process for a COVID-19 treatment.
Jun 23, 2020