The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has named Bernadette Dunham, DVM, Ph.D., its new director of the Center for Veterinary Medicine. She succeeds Stephen Sundlof, DVM, Ph.D., who has moved to director of FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
Previously, Dr. Dunham served as deputy director of CVM and worked in coordinating and establishing policy in research, management, scientific evaluation, compliance and surveillance. She was also the director for CVM’s Office of Minor Use and Minor Species Animal Drug Development.
Drs. Dunham and Sundlof will report directly to FDA Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach, M.D.