FDA Creates New Position To Guide Agency's Opioid Work

April 12, 2018
FDA has created a new position in the agency's controlled substance office that will report directly to the drug center director and is expected to play a key role in devising the agency's policy response to the opioid crisis, Inside Health Policy has learned. The position, associate director for controlled substances, will be tasked with overseeing drug scheduling and drug control, drug abuse liability assessment, and drug abuse and addiction, as well as making recommendations to leadership regarding scheduling of...

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