Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., came to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as director of the agency’s Division of Dietary Supplement Programs. In this job, Dr. Fabricant advises FDA on policy issues involving dietary supplements, including the safety of new dietary ingredients, cGMPs and problems reported by consumers. He’s also responsible for developing enforcement priorities and interpretations of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act in order to ensure that dietary supplements are safe, meet quality standards and are accurately labeled. Before coming to FDA, Dr. Fabricant was active in the dietary supplement industry, serving most recently as vice president of the Natural Products Association. While in that role, Dr. Fabricant was named to a consumer product advisory committee for the Department of Commerce and U.S. Trade Representative. He was also instrumental in winning a National Institutes of Health contract for NPA’s work on a nationwide label database prototype for dietary supplements. Dr. Fabricant carried his interest in natural products into the classroom earning a doctorate in pharmacognosy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he has served as an adjunct professor in the Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy since 2009.
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Looking for the latest information from FDA on the agency’s regulatory initiatives and priorities that affect your business? Join Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., the head of FDA’s Office of Dietary Supplements, as he presents an update around issues including ingredients of concern, the NDI draft guidance, GMP inspections and 483s, warning letters and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from Dr. Fabricant with information you’ll need to know as you look at business priorities in 2014.