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FDA Appoints Director of CVM Office of Research


Dr. Regina Tan has joined the FDA Center of Veterinary Medicine as the Director of the Office of Research. 


Previously Dr. Tan served as the Food and Nutrition Service Office of Food Safety involved in child nutrition programs.  She was also the director for Recall Management and Technical Analysis at the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service.

Dr. Tan earned a baccalaureate degree from the University of Maryland, a DVM from Purdue University and a Master of Science in Public Health and Molecular Epidemiology also from Purdue University.  She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.  Dr. Tan also completed the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Program and a CDC fellowship during which she obtained expertise in epidemiology including involvement in studies on avian influenza, childhood toxicity and health surveillance after the World Trade Center attack.